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Martin McGuinness

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Gender Male
Death5 years ago
Date of birth May 23,1950
Zodiac sign Gemini
Born Londonderry
United Kingdom
Date of died March 21,2017
DiedAltnagelvin Area Hospital
BuriedDerry City Cemetery, Londonderry, United Kingdom
SpouseBernadette Canning
Siblings Paul McGuinness
Tom McGuinness
Height 183 (cm)
Full nameJames Martin Pacelli McGuinness
ChildrenFionnuala McGuinness
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James Martin Pacelli McGuinness was an Irish republican Sinn Féin politician and a leader within the Provisional Irish Republican Army during The Troubles. McGuinness was the deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland from May 2007 to January 2017.

Nick Robinson: The 'tap tap' amid the silence of Westminster Hall

Nick Robinson: The 'tap tap' amid the silence of Westminster Hall
Sep 15,2022 1:20 pm

... On other occasions she used them to reach out, as she did on her historic visit to Ireland in which she met with Martin Mcguinness, the former IRA leader - the organisation which had murdered her cousin Lord Louis Mountbatten...

The Queen and Martin McGuinness' four-second handshake

The Queen and Martin McGuinness' four-second handshake
Sep 10,2022 7:11 am

... Earlier the eyes of the world focused on an historic handshake with Martin Mcguinness at Belfast s Lyric theatre...

Obituary: Queen Elizabeth II

Obituary: Queen Elizabeth II
Sep 8,2022 2:31 pm

... ReferendumA year later, on a visit to Northern Ireland as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations, she shook hands with the former IRA commander Martin Mcguinness...

NI election results 2022: Who is Sinn Féin's Michelle O'Neill?

NI election results 2022: Who is Sinn Féin's Michelle O'Neill?
May 7,2022 9:30 pm

... It brought her into direct contact with Martin Mcguinness, who at that time was running for election in the Mid Ulster constituency...

NI election results 2022: Sinn Féin's rise from IRA political wing

NI election results 2022: Sinn Féin's rise from IRA political wing
May 7,2022 4:45 pm

... If you asked Gerry Adams or Martin Mcguinness to denounce an IRA bombing or shooting, they were likely to tell you they didn t engage in " the politics of condemnation"...

Election 2022: Is Northern Ireland headed for a seismic shift?

Election 2022: Is Northern Ireland headed for a seismic shift?
May 3,2022 1:40 pm

... Sinn Féin s current leader Michelle O Neill, unlike her predecessor Martin Mcguinness, does not have an IRA past, and she represents the newer face of the party...

NI election 2022: Sinn Féin steers clear of Irish unity focus in campaign

NI election 2022: Sinn Féin steers clear of Irish unity focus in campaign
Apr 26,2022 9:00 am

...Within minutes of taking up his assembly seat for the first time in 1998, Sinn Féin s Martin Mcguinness pointed his finger at leader Ian Paisley and declared: " We ve arrived...

Abortion: NI-politicians to areas bid to put a stop, the changes in the law, fails

Abortion: NI-politicians  to areas bid to put a stop, the changes in the law, fails
Feb 16,2020 7:21 am

... Rumbustious exchange via the renewable heat scandal, a police RAID on the Sinn Féin office, the sight of the armed loyalist Michael stone pinched in the doors by the brave security staff foiled his attempt to kill Gerry Adams and Martin Mcguinness...

Abortion: NI-politicians " to areas bid to put a stop, the changes in the law, fails

Feb 16,2020 6:18 am

A last-ditch attempt to stop the Stormont assembly abortion law changes in Northern Ireland has failed to change with The Law at midnight.

the Unionist parties, which broke against the impending liberalisation of The Assembly to remember, with a petition.

But the politicians were told, could secure, The Assembly was not elected all of the company up to a speaker, with cross-community.

This has become impossible, when the nationalist SDLP left The Chamber .

As a result of no nationalist representatives remained, i.e., no new speaker could be elected, and the meeting was canceled after less than an hour.

Some of the unionist members of The Assembly had been attempting to introduce, to pass the defense of The Unborn child bill 2019, which they hoped, after midnight.

But by the acting speaker, Robin Newton - who was elected as a democratic Unionist Party (DUP) MLA - resisted attempts to convince led by his party leader, Arlene Foster , of, to, under Assembly Rules , The Bill will be introduced.

In July , the MPs in Westminster passed a law That requires the government to change abortion laws and extend the same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland if devolution is not restored, 21 October.

Northern Ireland Secretary General Julian Smith told MPs on Monday That The First same-sex marriages in Northern Ireland in the week of Valentine's day 2020.

Monday was had been sitting in for the First Time in The Assembly , for nearly three years.

The DUP was also said: this was not the end of The Matter .

Mrs. Foster said it was a "shameful day" That would leave Northern Ireland with Europe the most liberal abortion laws.

Sinn Féin, the party Alliance, the Green Party and people Before profit do not take part in The Assembly session, The Alliance leader Naomi Long , called a "cynical political stunt".

analysis: truly bizarre record day in Stormont

By Mark Devonport, Bbc News NI Political editor

Stormont some pretty bizarre days before has experienced.

Rumbustious exchange via the renewable heat scandal, a police RAID on the Sinn Féin Office , the sight of The Armed loyalist Michael Stone pinched in The Doors by The Brave security staff foiled his attempt to kill Gerry Adams and Martin Mcguinness .

21. October 2019 not quite up to quote the last piece of stone - "Performance art". But it was quite extraordinary.

Pro-choice activists were on the wide track in the direction of Stormont with giant letters spell out to reach the word "decriminalization".

Anti-abortion activists gathered on the base at the bottom of Carson, statue, the Declaration, the amendments to The Law on abortion have not been done in your name.

cheers resounded, as the DUP-team marched into The Assembly chamber.

dribbled But, in The Hour of the method an anti-climax-end.

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Northern Ireland is a devolved government since January of 2017, when the power-sharing parties, the DUP and Sinn Féin Split after a bitter row.

Without an Executive present, Stormont can laws on abortion.

It is unlikely That a management Board is established, it needs the support of both the unionist and nationalist communities.

Why were reminding the politicians about it?

has not succeeded in Several rounds of talks to restore the Executive branch since his collapse.

MPs in The House of Commons have passed since then, some of the most important legislation for Northern Ireland .

Sarah Ewart, who was denied an abortion in NI in 2013, was among those who said outside Stormont

speaker Robin Newton , The Assembly had to choose a speaker with cross-community support as its First Business , and could not. installation of stop-Rules known as standing orders - to consider, First , the defence of The Unborn child bill

However, the DUP's Paul Givan , said: "The legal opinion of the General Prosecutor's Office is Crystal Clear . That it is permissible to suspend standing orders to go with the economy. "

The offer of The Assembly was proposed by Northern Ireland peer Baroness O'Loan, who is against any reform of the existing abortion laws.

The petition was the leader Jim Allister signed by 27 DUP Assembly members, the Ulster Unionist leader, Robin Swann and his party colleague, Robbie Butler and Roy Beggs , as well as the Traditional Unionist Voice (TUV).

What are the current arrangements for abortion in NI?

Northern Ireland 's abortion legislation is very different from The Law in the UK.

The 1967 abortion Act, the liberalisation of The Rules in England, Scotland and Wales, was never extended to Northern Ireland .

Currently, notice is only permitted in Northern Ireland if a woman's life is endangered or when there is a risk of permanent and serious damage to her mental or physical health.

rape, incest, or diagnoses of fatal foetal abnormalities - where doctors believe That a baby dying during or shortly after birth - are not a reason for a legal abortion in Northern Ireland .



sinn féin, alliance party (northern ireland), abortion in northern ireland, uup (ulster unionist party), stormont stalemate, abortion, green party (northern ireland), dup (democratic unionist party), northern ireland assembly

Source of news: bbc.com

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