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Northern Ireland culture minister "needs to be careful" on Twitter

Northern Ireland minister says on Twitter that she should be more ministerial – on Twitter.

Culture Minister Caral Ní Chuilin
Culture Minister Caral Ní Chuilin
Image: Steven McCaffery/PA Wire/Press Association Images

NORTHERN IRELAND’S CULTURE Minister has warned herself that she needs to be more “ministerial” when commenting on her Twitter site.

The realisation came to Carál Ní Chuilín – while she was still on Twitter.

After posting a derogatory comment about former Irish minister Michael McDowell, she said she “needed to be careful”.

Here is one of the offending ‘tweets’, which referred to the former justice minister as a “gobshite”:

Despite the ‘realisation’, she did not delete any posts and continued to ‘tweet’ from the account.

This is her latest status. Ministerial or not? You decide.

In previous posts, she asked herself some more questions:

A member of Sinn Féin, Ní Chuilín also proclaimed on Twitter that she was “ragin’ ” she cannot vote in the upcoming Irish Presidential election.

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