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Both saint and sinner, Martin McGuinness leaves more than just one legacy

Journalist Kathryn Johnston, who with husband Liam Clarke wrote the only biography to date about the former First Minister, reflects on a life of extremes The Queen shakes hands with Martin McGuinness as Peter Robinson looks on at the Lyric Theatre, Belfast, in 2012 On BBC Radio Ulster's one o'clock news yesterday, during tributes being paid to the former Sinn Fein Deputy First Minister and IRA chief of staff, Martin McGuinness, one line stood out. The Queen, a statement from Buckingham Palace informed us, was writing a private letter to his widow. It was less than a year since the Northern Ireland Office had released a rare video clip of McGuinness walking through a room in Hillsborough Cas

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