Sinn Féin MP for Foyle Elisha MCallion has congratulated James McClean on winning the RTÉ sports personality of the year award.
The Derry man’s huge popularity with the Irish public was confirmed last night as the Republic of Ireland and West Bromwich Albion winger was voted the RTÉ Sport Sportsperson of the Year.
“Well done and well deserved to our very own James McClean on winning the RTÉ sports personality of the year award.
The people of Derry are very proud of James.
Keep doing what you’re doing; you’re an excellent ambassador for our wonderful city”