Hendron condemns Belfast Lord Mayor’s snub of army cadet

Alliance Party Belfast City Council Group Leader Cllr Máire Hendron has condemned the actions of the Lord Mayor of Belfast, Cllr Niall Ó Donnghaile after he refused to present a Duke of Edinburgh award to a teenage who is also an army cadet.

Cllr Máire Hendron said: “I am appalled at what happened. We are trying to build a shared future and I am very shocked at what Cllr Niall Ó Donnghaile did.

“Being Lord Mayor is about representing and respecting everyone in the city of Belfast and I am deeply annoyed at Niall Ó Donnghaile’s behaviour. The message that this incident sends out is very troubling.”


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