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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...

Gerry Adams' IRA's denial 'a lie', says veteran Republican

Feb 16,2020 6:18 am

The former Sinn Féin President has always denied that a member of the Provisional IRA

A veteran of the Republican party, which helped the Provisional IRA, said Gerry Adams was a member of the organization and described his denial as "a lie".

The Long given, in an interview with BBC Spotlight as part of his series on the problems.

He claimed that he attended meetings of The Ira 's ruling Executive Board, with Mr. Adams, who was there as "Chairman of the army council".

Mr. Adams has always maintained he was never in The Ira .

Mr. Long, the accusation is made, in part two of a spotlight on The difficulties: A Secret History , which charts The Ira 's campaign of violence through the 1970s.

He said: "The Chairman of The army Council would, in turn, to the executive meetings. We met at least every four months. "

When you are asked who the President was, he replied: "Gerry Adams . "

Mr Long, was one of the founding members of the Provisional IRA

It was then that the former Sinn Féin President has repeatedly denied, ever in The Ira .

He replied: "I was sitting opposite him at the meetings. This lie he comes up with, he was never in The Ira , that is a lie.

"I'll probably be shot for saying it, but I'll say it. "

Mr Long fell out with Mr Adams in the year 1986 as part of a larger division of the republicanism.

Martin Mcguinness and Gerry Adams at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis in 1985

The program Secret Army intelligence documents, lays in addition, the state, Mr. Adams was a leading figure in The Ira .

Lord Ramsbotham, a former commander of the army in Northern Ireland , said Mr Adams was "a strategic planner of the highest order". to participate

Mr Adams, a TD for Louth,

He refused, in the Spotlight program.

Sinn Fein 's Conor Murphy dismissed the comments Of the Long, the seen he called a "fierce opponent of Gerry Adams , for 35 years (who) would (Adams) as a traitor".

"were made The allegations over The Years and have been consistently denied," Mr Murphy told BBC Radio Ulster's Good Morning Ulster programme.

"you have to see to the people, the accusations, what is your motivation. "

Episode Two spotlight on the difficulties: A Secret History Tuesday, 17 are shown. September, at 21:00 BST on Bbc One Northern Ireland Bbc Four . Episode One can be viewed now on the Bbc Iplayer .



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Source of news: bbc.com

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