Nominations close in Sinn Féin leadership race

Nominations close in Sinn Féin leadership race
 

It is believed Mary Lou McDonald is the only candidate nominated to replace Gerry Adams as Sinn Féin president.
Mr Adams has led the party since 1983. He announced his intention to stand down in November.
Sinn Féin's ard comhairle (high council) is set to meet in Belfast on Saturday to formally ratify the nominee for president.
A special party conference to elect a new leader will be held on 10 February.
Profile: 'Marmite' Mary Lou McDonald? Profile: Gerry Adams Nominations for the presidency closed on Friday at 17:00 GMT, and Ms McDonald is thought to be the sole candidate.
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20 January 2018 in Regional, Views: 42
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