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Reynolds funeral recalls peace work

by Gregg Ryan, Ireland Correspondent

Posted: 05 Sep 2014 @ 12:29

THE Anglican Archbishop of Dublin, Dr Michael Jackson, joined Sir John Major and other senior figures from public and religious life at the Roman Catholic funeral of Albert Reynolds, a former Taoiseach, who, with Sir John, initiated the 1994 IRA ceasefire with the Downing Street Declaration.

Welcomed to the Church of the Sacred Heart, Donnybrook, in South Dublin, for the requiem mass on at the end of last month, Sir John told the chief celebrant, Fr Brian D'Arcy: "Where ...

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