A fishing competition in memory of the North's former Deputy Minister Martin McGuinness (pictured) due to take place this weekend has been cancelled.

The event was due to take place at the Fullerton Dam on in the Illies area outside Buncrana, from where Mr McGuinness's mother came and where he spent many of his childhood days.

Confirming the cancellation the organisers said the decision was taken following due to predicted inclement weather conditions.

Hundreds of newly stocked trout have been added in recent weeks in preparation for the event.

It will now take place on Sunday week 30th September.

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