Brendan Duddy, Northern Irish businessman and peace negotiator, Died at 82

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Brendan Duddy was born on June 10, 1936, and died on May 10, 2017

He was a businessman from Derry, Northern Ireland,

Duddy’s played a key role in the Northern Ireland peace process.

Brendan Duddy was notable Catholic republican.

He was a pacifist and firm believer in dialogue, Duddy became known by MI6 as “The Contact.”

Brendan Duddy’s book tilted Great Hatred; Little Room – Making Peace in Northern Ireland, Tony Blair’s political advisor Jonathan Powell described Duddy as the “key” which led to discussions between republicans and MI6, and ultimately the Northern Ireland peace process.

Brendan Duddy passed away at 82 years old.

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