“Martin McGuinness grabbed me in a bear hug. “We did it,” he said, referring to the president coming to Ireland.”
“When he decided to fight for peace, Martin was calm, courageous, and direct. And when he gave his word, that was as good as gold,” Bill Clinton said.
Sinn Fein leader was at center of two most iconic moments in recent Irish history
The former IRA leader turned peacemaker died after a short illness at the age of 66.
Vice President told American Ireland Fund gala peace process in Ireland would be a priority for Trump administration.
“Abundantly clear that within the next decade there will be a nationalist majority in Northern Ireland.”
Martin believes Irish unity was possible within his lifetime but insisted it would not happen overnight with “premature border polls” as advocated by Sinn Fein.
"This election will prove to be historic because it marks the beginning of the end for Unionism, unless they can change their ways."
“I sense those first steps towards the light of equality, tolerance and peacemaking at Stormont.”
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