Maolíosa McHugh selected to replace outgoing MLA Michaela Boyle

Former Derg area Councillor Maolíosa McHugh has been nominated to serve as an MLA.

He replaces outgoing MLA Michaela Boyle who has stood down having secured a seat in the local council elections.

At a selection convention in Strabane last evening, Mr McHugh who lost his seat in last weeks council election was unanimously selected to represent West Tyrone at Stormont.