To show just the level of esteem in which this man’s life and contribution is held worldwide, here is a selection of coverage on his life and death in the international media:

  • IrishCentral.com: Sinn Fein leader Martin McGuinness dies after short illness 
  • The Washington Post: Martin McGuinness, former IRA commander turned statesman, dies at 66
  • The Financial Times: Martin McGuinness — from the Armalite to the ballot box
  • New York Times: Martin McGuinness, an I.R.A. Leader Turned Peacemaker, Dies at 66
  • National Post (Canada): Mandela moment: …IRA revolutionary turned peace-monger achieved his life’s desire
  • Sydney Morning Herald: Martin McGuinness, IRA commander who signed historic Northern Ireland peace, dies at 66
  • South China Morning Post: Martin McGuinness, IRA street-fighter who shook queen’s hand, dies
  • Times of India: Martin McGuinness, Irish rebel-turned-politician, dies at 66
  • The Times (South Africa): North Ireland’s former deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has died
  • Reuters America Latina: Duelo en Irlanda del Norte por muerte de ex líder del IRA y hombre de paz Martin McGuinness
  • Bloomberg: McGuinness, IRA Man Turned Northern Irish Leader, Dies at 66
  • Time Magazine: Martin McGuinness, Irish Rebel Turned Politician, Dies at 66
  • CNN: Clinton hails ‘calm and courageous’ Martin McGuinness
  • IrishCentral.com: Martin McGuinness, rebel, revolutionary and man of peace
  • The Irish Times: Gerry Adams – The Martin McGuinness I knew
  • Sunday World: Ian Paisley Jnr pays tribute to Martin McGuinness’ journey to peace 
  • An Phoblacht: ‘Our Martin’

Keep the Republican flame burning, keep passing the torch. Be a part of the movement.

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