McGuinness says he never killed anyone or was responsible for anyones death

Martin McGuinness says he never killed anyone during his time in the IRA - nor was he indirectly responsible for the deaths of anyone.

The Sinn Fein presidential candidate was speaking following speculation about the role he played during his time in the IRA in the 1970s.

Yesterday, Government Minister Phil Hogan said he did not think it would be good for Ireland for Martin McGuinness to become President, as he carried too much "baggage".

Broadcaster Gay Byrne last night called the former Northern First Minister a "consistent liar".

Mister McGuinness directly answered questions about his role in the IRA, when speaking to reporters in Cork this morning....

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