Martin McGuinness asks for prayers for Ian Paisley and family

Tue, 07/02/2012 - 17:29 -- Editor

The First Minister Peter Robinson and the deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness have both been in contact with the Paisley family today, according to a statement from the Office of First and Deputy First Minister (OFMDFM).

The statement outlined that they have both offered their best wishes to Dr Paisley and his family and "call on the community to give prayerful support to Ian and his family at this time".

The First Minister and the deputy First Minister appealed for the Paisley family to be given the space and privacy they deserve and that their wishes are respected.