Last arrangements in place…

UTV Live has flashed up that the two churchmen, one protestant and one catholic are said to be in position to witness the final act of decommission of the modern IRA. It follows choreographed moves in Dublin today when Martin McGuinness and Gerry Adams met the Taoiseach for the first time since the Northern Bank robbery, and is followed tomorrow by the largest rally the party has organised in many years.

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