Gerry Adams to be honoured in New York

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Gerry Adams is to be honoured in New York today.

The Sinn Féin president will deliver a keynote speech at a street naming event commemorating the 1916 Easter Rising.

'Easter Rising Way' is a previously unnamed street is in the west Queens area of New York - a traditional spot for Irish American's.

Councilwoman, Elizabeth Crowley, says many see Mr Adams as a key figure in the peace process: