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Michelle O'Neill defends Bobby Storey funeral attendance


Deputy First Minister Michelle O'Neill has defended the attendance of several senior Sinn Féin politicians at the funeral of veteran republican Bobby Storey.

Ms O'Neill said the funeral had taken place "in accordance" with coronavirus guidelines.

She was among hundreds of mourners in west Belfast on Tuesday.

Current coronavirus regulations state a maximum of 30 people are allowed to gather together outdoors.

There has been widespread criticism of Ms O'Neill and her party colleagues who attended the funeral.

"It was all done in accordance with the guidelines," Ms O'Neill told the Irish News.

She said the ...


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