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Northern Ireland peace process priest Fr Alec Reid dies

Fr Alec Reid, who was a key figure in the Northern Ireland peace process, acting as a go-between between the IRA and politicians, has died.

He died in a Dublin Hospital at 06:40 GMT on Friday.

Fr Reid, 82, a member of the Redemptorist order, secretly acted as a conduit between the republican movement and the SDLP.

Mervyn Jess reports.

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