Ep 7: The Eamonn Mallie Podcast: Mark Durkan – Growing up in John Hume’s school of politics

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In this episode Eamonn talks to Mark Durkan – former Foyle MP, SDLP Leader, Deputy First Minister and Finance Minister of Northern Ireland. Mark played a key role as a negotiator in the historic Good Friday Agreement.


Eamonn talks to Mark about:

  • Life growing up in Derry
  • His entry into the political arena under John Hume
  • The British Government’s handling of coronavirus
  • Northern Ireland’s political leaders’ reaction to coronavirus
Mark Durkan

Mark Durkan


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Eamonn Mallie

I am a regular contributor to discussion programmes on TV and radio both at home and abroad. An experienced political editor and author specialising in Politics, Security and 20th Century Art.

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