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Member Profile: Martin Mansergh

26 June 2018

Martin Mansergh who played a key role in the Northern Ireland peace process was admitted to the Royal Irish Academy on 25 May 2018

He has had a distinguished career as a public servant and government minister. He played a crucial role in the Northern Ireland peace process. He has written and commented widely on modern Irish history and he is vice-chair of the government’s Expert Advisory Group on the Decade of Centenaries.

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