Sinn Féin to attend Presidential Inauguration
Sinn Féin National Chairperson Mitchel McLaughlin, Chief Negotiator Martin McGuinness and Dublin MEP Mary Lou McDonald will today attend the inauguration ceremony for Irish President Mary McAleese.
Speaking before the ceremony Mitchel McLaughlin said:
" President McAleese has over the past seven years shown herself to be a fine ambassador for the Irish people across the world.
" Significantly along with her husband Martin she has played a crucial and effective bridge building role in the development of the peace process.
" I look forward to attending today's inauguration in Dublin and I wish President McAleese and her family well over the next seven years in office." ENDS