Seamus Mallon was a key player in bringing peace to the North

The SDLP politician had a broader view that helped him to bring nationalists and unionists together

26th January, 2020
Seamus Mallon was a key player in bringing peace to the North
Seamus Mallon sadly passed away last Friday

When Seamus Mallon was a boy, he wangled his way on board a US aeroplane which had landed in his home town on Markethill in the middle of World War II. He always had fond memories of seeing his father walking to teach in the local school, unaware of his son looking down on him from the sky above.

Mallon, who died last Friday, was always someone who had a much broader view of what...

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