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Flying start for Francie Molloy Mid-Ulster by-election campaign

“Clearly, retaining the Mid-Ulster seat will be a challenge to the party and one we must face resolutely and with determination,” Mary Lou said.

THE campaign to get Francie Molloy elected to replace Martin McGuinness as MP for Mid-Ulster got off to a flying start on Sunday 3 February.

Activists from across Ireland travelled to Galbally, County Tyrone, to hear outgoing MP Martin McGuinness endorse Molloy as “the right man for the job” as he addressed hundreds of party members and supporters.

Elected representatives from all of the Six Counties were present, including many from Counties Derry and Tyrone, the heart of the Mid-Ulster constituency.

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams TD was also there.

Lending her support to the campaign, Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald TD spoke and warned against complacency in holding the seat against a unionist challenge.

“Clearly, retaining the Mid-Ulster seat will be a challenge to the party and one we must face resolutely and with determination,” Mary Lou said.

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