Brid Rodgers: 'Seamus Mallon sacrificed so much in order to give true leadership and hope in times of despair'

October 20 2000: His Holiness the Dalai Lama meets Deputy First Minister Seamus Mallon and presents him with a white scarf during their meeting in the Waterfront Hall 
AS chair of the SDLP's Lurgan branch I first got to know Seamus Mallon when he represented the former Armagh constituency in the new power sharing assembly of 1973. Subsequently during the three d[...]

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