Ex-Stormont deputy first minister Seamus Mallon dies at 83

Former Stormont deputy first minister Seamus Mallon has died at the age of 83.

The deputy leader of the nationalist SDLP was a key figure in the Northern Ireland peace process.

He lived in Markethill, Co Armagh, and has been hailed as a champion of justice and reconciliation.

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood said: “In the darkest days of conflict, when hope was in short supply, Seamus represented the fierce thirst for justice that ran through the SDLP and through...
source: Wandsworth Guardian

2020-01-24 20:11
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