Day: February 7, 2017

Be Here Now: Martin McGuinness and Manchester United

In 1996, the IRA exploded a bomb in the centre of Manchester. Years later, former commander of that organisation-turned politician, Martin McGuinness sat down with a Manchester United fanzine to discuss his love for the club. It was a peculiarity probably confined to the north of England and Irish mentality, writes Kevin Brannigan.