With the shake-up in local politics recently with Liz Kimmins being made an MLA in place of Megan Fearon the local cimmunity were delighted with Kimmins’ replacement.
Local legend Lofty Larkin has stepped into her shoes as one of the three Sinn Féin the councillors for Newry.
Speaking to us with his political advisor Pat McGinn, lofty told us:
“This is the opportunity that I have been waiting for. I have always been in the background for Sinn Féin being a strategy advisor but front line politics and on the ground activism is what I am looking forward to do. No fuck away off Rubber-Head.”