Senator Máire Devine apologises for offensive tweet
Sinn Féin Senator Máire Devine has apologised for the hurt caused by her tweet last night.
Speaking today, Senator Devine said;
"It was never my intention to cause any distress or hurt, particularly to victims of the conflict. I want to offer my most sincere apologies to the family of the late Brian Stack.
"I accept the decision by the party national chairperson to suspend my membership of Sinn Féin for three months.
"I deeply regret what has happened, and want to profusely apologise for all the offence and hurt caused by my twitter activity."