Veteran republican Martin Meehan has died, aged 62. Mr Meehan, a major figure in the IRA in the Ardoyne area of north Belfast during the Troubles, was a Sinn Fein councillor in Antrim. BBC Page Should we celebrate by raising a glass to the end of an old adversary who never played by the normal rules of war. Or is the establishment of peace in the province more important that what we think of an old republican. Will they openly celebrate when perhaps Margaret Thatcher passes or General Sir Mike Jackson who was both present in Londonderry on 30th January 1972 and at Narrow Water in 1979.