Founder member of New Consensus peace group

Anne Holliday:ANNE HOLLIDAY, who has died aged 57, was a founder member of New Consensus, the group which called for the revision of the Republic’s territorial claim on the North and devolved government for the people of Northern Ireland based on “mutual respect, civil liberty and freely given allegiance”.

She also was involved in organising the first rail journey by the Peace Train from Dublin to Belfast, as part of its campaign to end disruption of the north-south rail link by the IRA. In 1991 she helped organise the Peace Train’s journey from Belfast to London via Dublin. The following year, however, the Peace Train and New Consensus went their separate ways.

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