Sinn Fein Cllr Ruiari McHugh has been appointed as new chair of Strabane District Council

RUAIRI_MCHUGHSinn Fein Cllr Ruiari McHugh has been appointed as the new chair of Strabane District Council.

Fellow Sinn Fein Cllr Michelle McMackin was appointed vice-chair.

It is likely this year will be the last sitting of Strabane District Council, with Strabane due to merge with Derry City Council next year.

Cllr McHugh said it's a very proud moment to take up a position his late father held 12 years ago......

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