Chris Hazzard elected chair of Six County Cúige
Sinn Féin Deputy Leader Michelle O'Neill has congratulated South Down MP Chris Hazzard on being elected Chairperson of the Six County Cúige of Sinn Féin.
Michelle O'Neill said:
"I'm delighted that South Down MP Chris Hazzard has today been elected as the chair of the Six County Cúige.
"Chris is a dynamic and focused representative and is part of a new generation of emerging Sinn Féin leaders, committed to delivering progressive change and equality and working to forge a new and agreed United Ireland.
"This is an important time for Sinn Féin as we face into local government elections in the north and across the island.
"Sinn Féin is going from strength to strength in the north and I have no doubt that, under Chris' leadership, we will continue to grow."