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Book Launch: “Martin McGuinness: The Man I Knew” with Jude Collins

October 3, 2018 @ 6:30 pm

Jude Collins is a native of Omagh, Co Tyrone, Ireland. He has studied at University College, Dublin in Ireland, the University of Manitoba in Canada, and the University of Newcastle in England, where he was awarded his doctorate. He was a lecturer at Ulster University for thirty years and has written two short story collections, two novels and three books of interviews. He writes a weekly column for the Andersonstown News and is a political commentator for BBC Radio Ulster, BBC Television NI and RTÉ Television. He writes a daily blog at www.judecollins.com.

Martin McGuinness: The Man I Knew is a collection of 27 interviews with a range of people who knew Martin McGuinness during his life. They include Senator George Mitchell who discusses his key role in the peace process, Baroness Eileen Paisley who speaks of the unlikely friendship between her late husband and Martin, and Gerry Adams on the man who was his closest ally for so long. There are contributions also from former Assistant Chief Constable Peter Sheridan, Presbyterian minister David Latimer, lifelong friend Mitchel McLaughlin and former Ulster Unionist MLA Michael McGimpsey. The book includes a collection of unique photographs from different stages in the life of a man who helped shape Ireland.

The book will be availble to buy on the evening, we also look forward to welcoming NY State Comptroller, Thomas P. DiNapoli to AIHS on the evening.

 

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We would like to thank Eamon Donnelly of Beer Authority and the Northern Ireland Bureau for their support of this event.

 

 

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Details

Date:
October 3, 2018
Time:
6:30 pm

Venue

American Irish Historical Society
991 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028
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The American Irish Historical Society
The American Irish Historical Society is a cultural institution featuring a library and archive, public arts programming, and events space.
991 Fifth Avenue
New York
NY
10028
United States

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