A fitting tribute to the 'Bogside Boy' would be a prompt deal on real power-sharing at Stormont
John DowningIt would be marvellous if the gracious responses by all parties to the life of Martin McGuinness could be harnessed to make a new and badly needed power-sharing government at Stormont.
- Despite dark shadows from an IRA past, he was open, warm and likeable
- Martin inspired generations of republicans like me with his ability to transform pain into possibility
- He walked two different roads but it's the path of peace for which he will be remembered
- A legacy of terror persists beyond politics
- Even in death, this 'personification of war and peace' remains shrouded in secrecy