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Peggy Kelly, owner of Murphy's Law pub, poses for a photograph with a book by Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams in the South Boston neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts May 1, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Peggy Kelly, owner of Murphy's Law pub, poses for a photograph with a book by Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams in the South Boston neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts May 1, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Peggy Kelly, owner of Murphy's Law pub, poses for a photograph with a book by Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams in the South Boston neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts May 1, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A portrait of Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams (2nd R) adorns a wall at The Patriot Pub in the South Boston neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts May 1, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A portrait of Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams (2nd R) adorns a wall at The Patriot Pub in the South Boston neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts May 1, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A portrait of Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams (2nd R) adorns a wall at The Patriot Pub in the South Boston neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts May 1, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A woman walks past a mural supporting northern Irish independence in the South Boston neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts May 1, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A woman walks past a mural supporting northern Irish independence in the South Boston neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts May 1, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A woman walks past a mural supporting northern Irish independence in the South Boston neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts May 1, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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