[Steve Coogan as ‘Sinn Féin deputy leader Rory O’Connor’ in BBC’s The Day Today]

It’s 20 years since the Broadcasting Ban was lifted in the North allowing Sinn Féin members to be heard on the airwaves.

The ban was enacted in the North in 1988 and the Republic in 1971.

Any excuse. (3:32m)

Twenty years on: The lifting of the ban on broadcasting Sinn Féin (Kevin Sharkey, BBC News NI)

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