Martin McGuinness

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Martin McGuinness

Martin McGuinness has been the Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland since 2007. He is a Sinn Fein Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly for Mid Ulster, and is a former MP for Mid-Ulster.[1]

McGuinness confirmed to the Saville Inquiry that he was second-in-command of the Provisional IRA in Derry at the time of Bloody Sunday massacre on 30 January 1972.[2]


  1. Mid Ulster - Martin McGuinness MP, accessed 23 August 2013.
  2. Rosie Cowan, McGuinness admits leading IRA role on Bloody Sunday,, 30 May 2001.