As they hold a joint office, his resignation automatically put the DUP leader out of her job and prompted the calling of snap elections on 2 March. Image copyright Twitter Image กระเป๋าแฟชั่น caption A tweet from Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams on Saturday with Michelle O'Neill (left) and party Vice-President Mary-Lou McDonald Newry and Armagh assembly member, Conor Murphy, and the finance minister, Mairtin O Muilleoir, were the other Sinn Fein MLAs mentioned as potential replacements for Mr McGuinness, but Michelle O'Neill has been more prominent in recent weeks as the public face of the party. Mrs O'Neill was elected to the assembly in Mid Ulster in 2007 and has held various senior positions within Sinn Fein. กระเป๋าสะพายข้าง pantip She has worked in the Assembly since 1998, initially as political adviser to MP and former MLA Francie Molloy, before being elected to Dungannon and South Tyrone Borough Council in 2005. As health minister since May 2016, tackling mounting hospital waiting lists has been a huge task for Mrs O'Neill. Agriculture In 2011, she was appointed as minister for agriculture and rural development. The following year, she announced that the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) would move to a former British army barracks in Ballykelly, County Londonderry. Following the announcement, it came to light that Strabane had been chosen as a more suitable location by an internal DARD assessment, a decision that Mrs O'Neill then overruled. In February 2013, it was also revealed that the decision had been questioned by the Finance Minister Sammy Wilson.