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Sinn Fein president Mary Lou McDonald arrives to speak to the media at the Parliament Buildings in Belfast on Feb. 12. She supports same-sex marriage and ending Ireland's abortion ban, but critics warn that she's tied to many of her party's hard-line policies. Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A New Leader For Ireland's Sinn Fein, But Will It Be A New Era?

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Martin McGuinness, seen here arriving at 10 Downing Street in central London last October for meetings in his role as Northern Ireland's deputy first minister, has died at age 66. Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ian Paisley, then-leader of the Democratic Unionist Party, talks to supporters at the Northern Ireland Assembly Election count in Balleymoney, Northern Ireland, in 2003. The DUP announced Friday that Paisley had died after a protracted illness. He was 88. Peter MacDiarmid/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams was arrested Wednesday as part of an investigation into one of Northern Ireland's most controversial killings. Neil Hall/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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