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Blessed are the Peace Makers: Seamus Mallon (1936-2020)

From UK Tortoise News Feed: The most under-noted news of last week was the death of Seamus Mallon the 83 year-old former deputy first minister of Northern Ireland and deputy leader of the SDLP – the moderate nationalist party. He … Continue reading

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Peace in Northern Ireland: the Queen and Martin McGuinness Shake Hands

Well, I never expected to see the picture below: Martin McGuinness (1950-), former (we presume) head of the military branch of the Provisional Irish Republican Army  (IRA or PIRA as the British Army called it rather imperiously), now Deputy First … Continue reading

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