Durkan is a Dad…

CONGRATULATIONS to SDLP leader Mark Durkan, who is a dad for the first time. Dearbháil Sarah Isobel Durkan was born in Altnagelvin Hospital at 1950 GMT on Monday. She weighed 6lbs 7.

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