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McGuinness: 'Outside chance' for president

Martin McGuinness, once a leading figure in the IRA and who was feared and loathed in almost equal measure, is now a respectable political leader. So respectable that he wants to become president of the Republic of Ireland, explains Ireland correspondent for the Guardian and Observer Henry McDonald.

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