Glenties woman retires after almost 30 years of serving tea in Westminster

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Glenties native Noeleen Delaney has retired after almost 30 years of service in the Members' Tea Room in the House of Commons at Westminster. 

During her service, Ms. Delaney has seen six Prime Ministers come and go at Westminster, and looked after the needs of countless MPs, including John Hume.

She also received an OBE in 2005, a rare honour for a tea lady.

SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has been paying tribute, saying she leaves behind big boots to fill: