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Kevin Cullen

Irish roots, understanding grew as time passed

Senator Edward M. Kennedy helped broker a power-sharing government between the Rev. Ian Paisley (left) and Martin McGuiness, ending Ireland’s civil war. Senator Edward M. Kennedy helped broker a power-sharing government between the Rev. Ian Paisley (left) and Martin McGuiness, ending Ireland’s civil war. (Lauren Victoria Burke/Associated Press/File 2007)
By Kevin Cullen
Globe Staff / August 28, 2009

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A couple of years ago, Ted Kennedy walked onto the balcony of the spectator’s gallery at the ornate Stormont parliament building in Belfast and spied a matronly-looking woman who beckoned him over with a curled index finger. (Full article: 1201 words)

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