Sinn Fein's Michelle O'Neill becomes Northern Ireland’s first nationalist first minister

by 24britishtvFeb. 3, 2024, 8 p.m. 22

Stormont has finally been restored and for the first time in 103 years it's not a unionist at the helm. Making history Sinn Fein's Michelle O'Neill, who's become the first nationalist to lead Northern Ireland - a state she wants to abolish. She's pledged to be a "first minister for all" and will share power with Emma Little-Pengelly from the Democratic Unionist Party - who's been nominated deputy first minister. But two years of political paralysis, with the government effectively on auto-pilot, have left them with a long list of problems to tackle. (Subscribe: ------- Watch more of our explainer series here - Get more news at our site - Follow us: Facebook - Twitter - TikTok - Instagram -


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