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McGuinness a freedom fighter, not a terrorist, says Adams - Irish Times

With the death of Martin McGuinness Ireland lost a hero, Derry a son, Sinn Féin a leader, and his family a loving, caring and dedicated husband, father and grandfather, Gerry Adams said in his graveside oration for his friend of 45 years. The Sinn Féin ...and more »

North's leaders remember Martin McGuinness at Stormont - Irish Times

Former DUP first minister Arlene Foster was one of the Northern party leaders who paid tribute to Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness at Stormont on Wednesday, saying it was doubtful if Northern Ireland would “ever see his like again”. The Sinn Féin ...and more »

Martin McGuinness: How being honest about his IRA ties let him become a peacemaker - Christian Science Monitor

The one-time Irish Republican Army commander and former first minister of Northern Ireland, who passed away today, was both a gunman and a statesman. Martin McGuinness, leaves a Belfast news conference in front of a mural of Bobby Sands on the Falls ...and more »

THE FLOATING VOTER PODCAST: 'There is a danger of McGuinness being canonised and his funeral used for ... - Irish Independent

Sinn Fein's Michelle O'Neill (left) Mary Lou McDonald (middle) and 1 Sinn Fein's Michelle O'Neill (left) Mary Lou McDonald (middle) and Gerry Adams (right) during the funeral procession of Northern Ireland's former deputy first minister and ex-IRA ...and more »

Miriam Lord: Martin McGuinness owns Derry one last time - Irish Times

At the centre of it all was family in mourning. But that wasn't all. “Republicans are mourning too,” said a Sinn Féin official in the party's bustling Derry headquarters. They poured into the city from early morning. A steady stream of people queued to ...and more »

Bill Clinton says Martin McGuinness would sum up his life as: 'I fought. I made peace. I made politics' - Irish Times

Former US president Bill Clinton urged the congregation at the funeral of Martin McGuinness to finish the work of creating a lasting peace in Northern Ireland. Thousands of people gathered at St Columba's church in Derry, and on the streets outside, to ...and more »

Martin McGuinness's long game: why a united Ireland is now increasingly likely - New Statesman

McGuinness died with his ultimate goal of a united Ireland arguably closer to realisation than at any other time since the island's partition in 1921. By Martin Fletcher · Print HTML. In late 2011 Martin McGuinness stood as Sinn Fein's candidate in ...and more »

Warm applause for Arlene Foster at funeral of McGuinness - Irish Times

An estimated 25,000 people attended the funeral of Martin McGuinness, according to Derry City and Strabane District Council. Among the high-profile dignitaries who came to pay their respects to the former IRA leader who acted as Sinn Féin chief ...and more »

Bill Clinton dines with Denis O'Brien on visit to Dublin - Irish Times

Former US president Bill Clinton dined with businessman Denis O'Brien and New York hotelier John Fitzpatrick in a Dublin restaurant hours after delivering the eulogy at the funeral of former Northern Irish deputy first minister Martin McGuinness. The ...and more »

Martin McGuinness funeral: At the last, it was the IRA man being buried, not the mere politician - Belfast Telegraph

Martin McGuinness's final journey was full of symbolism, from the tricolour-draped coffin to the funeral route, says Eilis O'Hanlon. The funeral of Martin McGuinness makes its way through Derry. 68 68 The funeral of Martin McGuinness makes its way ...and more »