Who was the first deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland?

Who was the first deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland?

First Minister and deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland
Inaugural holder David Trimble Seamus Mallon
Formation 1 July 1998
Salary £120,000 each (includes MLA salary)
Website www.executiveoffice-ni.gov.uk

Is Martin McGuinness still alive?

March 21, 2017Martin McGuinness / Date of death

Where was Martin McGuinness born?

BogsideMartin McGuinness / Place of birthThe Bogside is a neighbourhood outside the city walls of Derry, Northern Ireland. The large gable-wall murals by the Bogside Artists, Free Derry Corner and the Gasyard Féile are popular tourist attractions. Wikipedia

Who was the first First Minister of Northern Ireland?

List of office-holders

No. Name (Birth–Death) Constituency Term of office
1. Sir James Craig (created The 1st Viscount Craigavon in 1927) (1871–1940) MP for Down until 1929 MP for North Down from 1929 7 June 1921
2. John Miller Andrews (1871–1956) MP for Mid Down 27 November 1940

Who is Sinn Fein deputy leader?

If the president is not a member of Dáil Éireann, then a TD is appointed in their place to act as the leader of the parliamentary party. The vice president of Sinn Féin is Michelle O’Neill.

Where is Martin McGuinness grave?

Derry City Cemetery, Londonderry, United KingdomMartin McGuinness / Place of burial

Was Martin McGuinness First Minister?

The Assembly convened on 8 May 2007 and Paisley and McGuinness were nominated as First Minister and deputy First Minister respectively. On 12 May Sinn Féin agreed to take up three places on the Northern Ireland Policing Board, and nominated three MLAs to take them.

Was Martin McGuinness an agent?

Most recently, Ingram has also alleged that Sinn Féin negotiator, MP, and ex adjutant of the IRA Brigade in Derry, the late Martin McGuinness was a British Army agent.

Who was the first president of Sinn Fein?

Background. Although Sinn Féin was founded in 1905 by Arthur Griffith, Griffith did not initially take the presidency. Edward Martyn, a cultural activist and playwright, was elected president at the party’s first annual convention on 28 November 1905. He was succeeded in 1908 by John Sweetman.