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CLÁR SPESIALTA 8Ú BEALTAINE

 

Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinnessIt was a day when First Minister Ian Paisley Snr and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness appeared side by side, grinning and beaming, for a photo-call on the steps of Stormont. It was a day of many images like this, images of acceptance, of neighbourliness, images that many hardened political commentators never thought they would see.


On the 8th May 2007, the first day of a new power-sharing government at Stormont, Eoghan Ó Néill presented a BLAS special. You can hear it again here...

Is í Póilín Ní Chiaráin comhfhreagraí an Tuaiscirt le RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta. Tá sí ag tuairisciú ar imeachtaí na dTrioblóidí agus ar imeachtaí an phróiséis síochána le breis is fiche bliain anuas. Ach cuireann sí an sceipteachas ar leataobh ar an lá spesialta seo...

For one day only, Raidió na Gaeltachta's Northern correspondent Póilín Ní Chiaráin puts to one side the scepticisim hard-earned by twenty years' experience of reporting on the North…

 

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Faighimid tuarimí Mháirtín Ó Muilleoir - iarchomhairleoir, fear gnó agus nuachtóir - ar imeachtaí an lae.

Newsman and businessman Máirtín Ó Muilleoir, a former Councillor, gives his own perspective on what can fairly be called a historic day.

 

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"It's a work-in, not a love-in," says Sinn Féin MEP Bairbre de Brún. Fiafraíonn Eoghan di: an dtig leis an DUP agus Sinn Féin na ceisteanna achrannacha a réiteach agus iad i gcumhacht anois? Can these two political extremes find common ground now that they have found power?

 

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