Queen hailed as ‘courageous and gracious’ leader in special sitting of Stormont

Queen hailed as ‘courageous and gracious’ leader by Michelle O'Neill in special sitting of Stormont.MLAs gathered at Stormont on Monday, where Speaker Alex Maskey opened the session, which heard tributes to the late monarch from both unionist and nationalist parties.Speaking first, Sinn Fein vice president Michelle O’Neill said the Queen’s life and legacy will be “fondly remembered by many people around the world”.