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Northern Ireland A Poignant Location For G-8 Summit

NPR | June 17, 2013 2:45 p.m. | Updated: June 17, 2013 7:26 p.m.

Northern Ireland is host to this year’s G-8 summit and is using the international attention to showcase local vistas, golf courses and how far the area has come since the days of brutal political violence. Melissa Block speaks with Peter Shirlow of Queen’s University in Belfast about the changes he’s seen and where Northern Ireland is today.

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