New Power-sharing Government in Northern Ireland Sworn in

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posted on May, 8 2007 @ 04:09 AM
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New Power-sharing Government in Northern Ireland Sworn in


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Devolution will return to Northern Ireland today as the Democratic Unionist party's (DUP) Ian Paisley and Sinn Fein leader Martin McGuinness are sworn into a power-sharing deal.

Rev Paisley will be sworn in as Northern Ireland's first minister while Mr McGuiness becomes first deputy in the Stormont ceremony today – a service to be attended by prime minister Tony Blair and Ireland's Bertie Ahern who have been heavily involved in peace talks in the troubled region.

Direct rule from Westminster has been in place in the province since a court case over an alleged IRA spy ring in the assembly collapsed in October 2002
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posted on May, 8 2007 @ 04:09 AM
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This sounds promising, but I'm not totally familiar with the deal. Anything that will help bring peace in that area has to be a good thing though.

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