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Shaping peace on the edge of a precipice

Liz O’Donnell, a member of the negotiating team in the multi-party talks leading to the Good Friday Agreement, shares her reflections on that time, and outlines her perspective on the challenges facing the North today

8th April, 2018
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Liz O’Donnell

This Tuesday marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Good Friday Agreement. How do you reflect on that time, and your involvement in the talks?

I felt hugely privileged to be part of the negotiations. I do remember it was quite daunting as I was only five years as a TD at the time, and would never have expected the hand of history to land on my shoulder. When I became...

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