Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams has been speaking following his release from custody. Criticising the timing of his arrest, he stressed that he first contacted the police more than two months ago.
The people of this island have carved out a dispensation, and whilst the past needs to be dealt with, there can be no going back. Peace needs to be built with determination and a consistent focus.
There are sinister elements who are against the change that Sinn Fein and others are against making.