November 29, 1993

The Northern Ireland peace process took another momentous step forward on this day in 1993 by appointing ten members onto an executive power-sharing board under the leadership of David Trimble. Furthermore, the British and Irish governments began making constitutional changes that were laid down in the Good Friday Agreement. Martin McGuinness, former IRA member, was appointed minister of schools in Ulster, which caused much controversy amongst some unionist supporters.

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