Marian Finucane Saturday 12 October 2013
A stanch nationalist, having grown up in a unionist area of Armagh, he could always see the other point of view. In fact one unionist, Ken Maginnis, said he would trust him with his life.
His contribution to creating peace in Northern Ireland was acknowledged this week when he was awarded an honorary doctorate from DCU.
Seamus Mallon joins Marian in studio.