Politicians concerned Michaela McCollum is being treated like a celebrity

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Politicians in Northern Ireland are concerned that Michaela McCollum is being treated like a celebrity by the media since returning home from Peru.

The 23-year-old convicted drug smuggler was photographed and filmed as she arrived into Dublin Airport from Lima on Saturday.

She was released from prison on parole in March after serving less than half of her almost-seven year sentence.

Jim Allister - leader of the TUV party in the North - says treating her like a celebrity gives out completely the wrong message: