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Margaret Ritchie after breast cancer – back on track but 'not invincible'

In her public persona at least, former SDLP leader Margaret Ritchie has always come across as fiercely efficient and even slightly preachy. Now, in a deeply personal interview, she speaks to Gail Bell about her cancer treatment, and how it has made her rethink her priorities in life

Margaret Ritchie pictured at Down Cathedral in her home town, Downpatrick. Picture by Mal McCann
Gail Bell
MARGARET Ritchie is striding confidently towards a pre-booked table in her favourite Belfast restaurant and is looking radiant and happy; exactly how a woman on the move should look, really. Her sk[...]

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