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Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness dies aged 66 - Irish republican colossus who shaped history

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Tuesday, 21 March 2017 ()

Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness dies aged 66 - Irish republican colossus who shaped historySinn Fein's former deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has died following a short illness. Mr McGuinness, 66, died during the night at Derry's Altnagelvin Hospital. Sinn Fein said it is "with deep regret and sadness that we have learnt of the death of our friend and comrade Martin McGuinness who passed away in Derry during the night. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him." Mr McGuinness had requested privacy during his illness which saw him retire from front-line politics in January. He quit as deputy First Minister, after holding the position since 2007, in the wake of the RHI scandal which forced the snap Assembly election last week. The former IRA commander...
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News video: Martin McGuinness: mourners gather as coffin carried through streets

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An Irish flag draped over the coffin, the body of Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuinness has been carried through the streets of Londonderry also known as Derry and to his home. The former IRA commander turned politician died overnight at the age of 66. Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams joined throngs of...

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