Stormont assembly censures Sinn Féin members over funeral

Service for Bobby Storey last June drew a large crowd of mourners in breach of Covid rules

The Northern Ireland assembly has voted unanimously to censure Sinn Féin ministers for attending the funeral of a former leading IRA figure during lockdown.

Assembly members accused Sinn Féin of breaching Covid-19 regulations during a funeral for Bobby Storey that drew a large crowd of mourners in Belfast last June, triggering a political row that has strained the power-sharing executive at Stormont.

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