Local MEP Marian Harkin attends her final session of European Parliament

Local MEP Marian Harkin has attended her last session of the European Parliament after recently announcing her retirement.

The Sligo woman has decided not to contest the upcoming elections after 15 years representing the Midlands/Northwest.

The 65 year-old made her final flight to Strasbourg a couple of days ago and says she has been privileged and honoured to carry out her work.