Seamus Mallon

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Nobel Peace Prize winner Betty Williams and actor Sharon Stone, with Lord Mayor of Belfast Daniel Baker signing a book of condolence for Seamus Mallon, on Saturday. Photograph: Presseye/PA Wire

The funeral of Seamus Mallon, the former deputy first minister who was one of the architects of the North’s peace process, will take place in Co Armag(...)

Born in the predominantly Protestant village of Markethill in Co Armagh, where he lived his entire life, Seamus Mallon had first-hand knowledge of the injustices suffered by the nationalist community but he also had a sympathetic understanding of the unionist mentality. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Seamus Mallon was one of the towering political figures in Ireland over the past half century. A man of extraordinary courage who braved repeated loya(...)

American actress Sharon Stone (centre) with Nobel Peace Prize winner Betty Williams and the lord mayor of Belfast Daniel Baker signing a book of condolence in Belfast. Photograph: Presseye/PA Wire

A book of condolence has opened in Belfast after the death of former deputy first minister of Northern Ireland Seamus Mallon. Mr Mallon’s death at t(...)

 Seamus Mallon giving a radio interview at  Parliament Buildings, Stormont,   Belfast, in November 1999. File photograph:  Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty

The funeral of former Northern Ireland deputy first minister Seamus Mallon will take place on Monday. Primate of All Ireland and Archbishop of Armag(...)

Seamus Mallon was an architect of the Northern Ireland peace process and a key figure in negotiating the 1998 Belfast Agreement. Photograph: PA

Last night representatives of the SDLP’s foundation generation and current one reflected on the political and historic importance of Seamus Mallon, wh(...)

Séamus Mallon speaking in the House of Commons in 1999. Photograph: PA

My first face-to-face meeting with the former Northern Ireland deputy first minister Seamus Mallon was on December 19th, 1975, when members of the so-(...)

Seamus Mallon and Charles Haughey during the Fianna Fáil ard fheis in the RDS, Dublin, in November 1995. Photograph: Frank Miller

Charles Haughey never spoke to Seamus Mallon again after the SDLP deputy leader came out strongly in support of the Anglo- Irish Agreement negotiated (...)

Seamus Mallon and  John Hume at the SDLP 33rd annual conference at the Wellington Park Hotel, Belfast in 2004. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Tributes have been paid from across the political spectrum to Seamus Mallon, the former deputy first minister of Northern Ireland and deputy leader of(...)

Former US president Bill Clinton stands next to Seamus Mallon along with former Northern Ireland first minister David Trimble and one time British prime minister Tony Blair in September 1998. Photograph: Paul/Faith/Pacemaker Press

I first met Seamus Mallon in the late ’70s in London, where he had come to lobby the Labour Party, at that time dependent for its House of Commons maj(...)

Former Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Seamus Mallon after he was forced out of office following David Trimble’s resignation, in Stormont, Belfast July 2nd, 2001. Northern Ireland disarmament authorities say the IRA have failed to disarm, which led to First Minister Trimble’s resignation. Photograph: Reuters/Paul McErlane

Extract from from Mallon’s maiden speech in the House of Commons in February 1986, just months after the Anglo-Irish Agreement: “We need something ne(...)

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