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May 24, 1998 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The architects of a historic power-sharing peace agreement for Northern Ireland celebrated their victory Saturday as election officials announced that 71.12% of voters in the province had embraced the deal in a record turnout.
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May 24, 1998 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The architects of a historic power-sharing peace agreement for Northern Ireland celebrated their victory Saturday as election officials announced that 71.12% of voters in the province had embraced the deal in a record turnout.
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May 23, 1998 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In an emotional bid to turn the tide of 30 years of sectarian violence in Northern Ireland, Protestant and Roman Catholic voters streamed to the polls in record numbers Friday and voted overwhelmingly to endorse a power-sharing peace agreement, an exit poll showed. Seventy-three percent of voters in Northern Ireland approved the watershed Good Friday agreement, while 96% of voters in the Irish Republic voted yes, according to the exit poll from Irish state television.
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May 23, 1998 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In an emotional bid to turn the tide of 30 years of sectarian violence in Northern Ireland, Protestant and Roman Catholic voters streamed to the polls in record numbers Friday and voted overwhelmingly to endorse a power-sharing peace agreement, an exit poll showed. Seventy-three percent of voters in Northern Ireland approved the watershed Good Friday agreement, while 96% of voters in the Irish Republic voted yes, according to the exit poll from Irish state television.
NEWS
September 17, 1994 | From the Washington Post
Prime Minister John Major ended a much-ridiculed ban on broadcasting the voices of extremist leaders in Northern Ireland on Friday and declared his support for a referendum of Catholics and Protestants to determine their political fate.
NEWS
October 17, 1998 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The leaders of Northern Ireland's main Roman Catholic and Protestant political parties, John Hume and David Trimble, won the 1998 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for the hard work and risks they have undertaken to end 30 years of sectarian violence in the British-ruled province. In honoring a peacemaker from each of the embattled communities, the Norwegian Nobel Committee clearly intended to bolster this year's Good Friday peace agreement against its ardent opponents and doubters.
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September 17, 1994 | From the Washington Post
Prime Minister John Major ended a much-ridiculed ban on broadcasting the voices of extremist leaders in Northern Ireland on Friday and declared his support for a referendum of Catholics and Protestants to determine their political fate.
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