Video: Basil and Mary Lou in Magherafelt debate

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TWO of the most recognisable faces in politics - Basil McCrea and Mary Lou McDonald took the stage at the Bridewell in Magherafelt on Wednesday night.

Mr McCrea, leader of the recently formed NI21 party and Mrs McDonald, the Deputy Leader of Sinn Fein were part of a impressive panel assembled to discuss the “Is the cause of Ireland, the cause of labour?

The special guests at the Remembering the 1913 Dublin Lockout Discussion and Debate held in the Bridewell, Magherafelt were -   Maureen Hughes, chairperson of the Co. Derry Centenaries group,, who organised the event, Basil McCrea MLA, Catherine Elattar, chairperson of Magherafelt Council, Jack O'Connor president STIPU, Mary Lou McDonald SF Vice president and Susan McKay, journalist and writer, who acted as chairperson for the evening. INMM3813-129ar.

The special guests at the Remembering the 1913 Dublin Lockout Discussion and Debate held in the Bridewell, Magherafelt were - Maureen Hughes, chairperson of the Co. Derry Centenaries group,, who organised the event, Basil McCrea MLA, Catherine Elattar, chairperson of Magherafelt Council, Jack O'Connor president STIPU, Mary Lou McDonald SF Vice president and Susan McKay, journalist and writer, who acted as chairperson for the evening. INMM3813-129ar.

The special commemorative event marked the centenary of the 1913 Dublin Lockout organised by County Derry Centenaries Group and supported by the Good Relations section of Magherafelt District Council.