Sinn Féin MEP poised to be named presidential candidate this weekend

Sinn Féin MEP Líadh Ní Ríadh

Ireland South MEP Liadh Ní Riada is due to be announced as the Sinn Féin presidential candidate this weekend.

If so, she will become the fifth person to enter the race for the Áras.

Speaking from the European Parliament in Strasbourg, she says it would be a huge honour to contest the election.