It looks like that rustling in the undergrowth in Mid Ulster has turned up yet another challenge to Sinn Fein. According to Newsline, Oliver Hughes, former Sinn Fein councillor and brother of
Brendan Francis Hughes is to run considering running as an independent Republican for the planned Assembly elections in March.
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