Above from left: Mary Lou McDonald, Michelle O’Neill, Martin McGuinness and Gerry Adams

This afternoon.

Parliament Buildings, Stormont, Belfast

Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuinness joins the health minister, Michelle O Neill, who will take over from former deputy first minister Martin McGuinness who has retired due to illness.

Ms O Neill paid a warm tribute to Mr McGuinness and said she was “following in the footsteps of a political giant”. She said “no-one can replace Martin” but said she would continue the work he started…


Michelle O’Neill is Sinn Féin’s new leader north of the border (BBC) McErlane

9 thoughts on “Irreplaceable

  1. Pat Harding

    Good luck to her.

    Now that Martin McGuinness has departed, shouldn’t Gerry Adams do the honourable thing and follow suit?

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