Sinn Féin have announced that Rory Donaghy has been selected to replace Cathal McLaughlin on Limavady Borough Council.
The group leader, councillor Sean McGlinchey announced the move and wished Colr. Donaghy well in his new role.
“Long term Sinn Féin activist Rory Donaghy has replaced Cathal McLaughlin on Limavady Council. Rory comes from a republican family and is a long term member of the party. He is married and has four children. I would like to welcome him onto the Sinn Féin team and look forward to working with him in improving the lives of everyone in the Limavady district.
“Rory has been actively involved with his local community for many years so taking on an elected role will only be an extension of that work,” he said.
Colr. McGlinchey also paid tribute to Cathal McLaughlin. “Cathal has served his constituency with distinction including a very successful term as Mayor and I am sure that he will make an important contribution in the future,” he said.
New councillor Rory Donaghy said; “It is an honour to have been selected to serve as a councillor. I would like to wish Cathal all the best and look forward to working in the best interests of Magilligan and Limavady with him and the Sinn Féin team on Council.”