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The people in the north of Ireland voted for the peace plan designed to revamp the government of the occupied province. In a referendum that prompted the largest voter turnout ever, 71 percent gave their approval to the agreement reached April 10th, after two years of multi-party negotiations.

Guests:

  • Eamon McCann, Irish journalist based in Derry. He was involved prominently in the civil rights movement of the 1960’s and 70’s and is currently involved with the trade union movement.
  • Jeremy Corbin, Labor Member of Parliament, member of the Socialist Campaign group of MP’s.

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