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Ian Marshall: Becoming a member of the Seanad makes me a stronger unionist

It's almost a year since former UFU leader and south Armagh unionist Ian Marshall was appointed to the Seanad by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. He tells Noel McAdam what it's been like and why he thinks closer links with Dublin would actually strengthen unionism

Independent unionist senator in Seanad Éireann Ian Marshall on his farm in Co Armagh. Picture by Mal McCann
Noel McAdam
IAN Marshall is not the first man from Markethill to become a member of the Seanad. A relatively close neighbour is Seamus Mallon, the former SDLP deputy leader and deputy first minister, who was appo[...]

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