‘I worked on vital negotiations that I believe have changed Ireland forever, and for good’ Martin McGuinness

Martin McGuinness 1950 - 2017 News broke shortly after 7am today that Martin McGuinness, former IRA leader turned peacemaker, had passed away. The 66-year-old Irish republican died after a short illness in Derry’s Altnagelvin hospital surrounded by his family. He had a rare genetic disease caused by deposits of abnormal protein – amyloid – in … Continue reading ‘I worked on vital negotiations that I believe have changed Ireland forever, and for good’ Martin McGuinness

The young Tyrone woman set to become Deputy First Minister

  Patricia Devlin SHE'S Sinn Fein's new leader in the north. But outside of Michelle O'Neill's Stormont roles, little is known about the young Tyrone woman who has stepped into the shoes of republican leader Martin McGuinness. Born in 1977 to Kathleen and Brendan Doris, Michelle was brought up in the staunchly republican village of … Continue reading The young Tyrone woman set to become Deputy First Minister