Nicknamed "Marmite Mary" because she divides opinion sharply, Ms McDonald is the TD (member of the Irish Parliament) for Dublin Central and began her political life as a member of Fianna Fail, one of Ireland's two mainstream political parties.
Addressing the Belfast meeting, Ms McDonald said she believes her leadership will mark a defining chapter in the achievement of a United Ireland.
Mrs McDonald called on supporters at Sinn Fein's AGM to "build our new Ireland", and a special party conference to ratify a new leader will be held on 10 February.
Current deputy leader Ms McDonald said that while nobody could fill the shoes of Republican veteran Mr Adams, "the news is that I brought my own".
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So yes, this is possible. "Everybody's Facebook traffic has been declining all year, so they've been de-emphasising news ". The social media platform wants to get back to basics i.e.to focus overwhelmingly on communication between user .
Bitcoin falls below $10K for first time since November
Bitcoin moved back to the $12,000 mark in Thursday's trade, signifying a growth of more than 20% compared to the previous close. More than 80 percent of the total number of Bitcoin has already been mined, according to a new report .
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Both nations were scheduled to meet later this month with International Olympic Committee officials to discuss those plans. Now, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may be sending his favorite band to South Korea.