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Martin McGuinness dismisses
Lord Tebbit´s Real IRA jibe

Telegraph [UK], by Padraic Flanagan

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 4/9/2014 2:10:59 PM

Martin McGuinness, Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister, has criticised Lord Tebbit for saying he hopes the former IRA commander is shot in the back for toasting the Queen at a state banquet. Lord Tebbit’s disgust at Mr McGuinness’s invitation to Windsor Castle on Tuesday led the ex-Conservative chairman to claim that his presence may provoke the dissident Real IRA into shooting the Sinn Fein politician. The peer, who was injured along with his wife in the 1984 Brighton bomb, also said the Queen had no control over who was invited to the event to mark the visit to Britain of


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Salt5792, 4/9/2014 4:42:14 PM     (No. 9804588)

The Queen was very gracious a couple of years ago when she shook hands with the Deputy First Minister. He remembers this and is behaving accordingly.

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