Nelson Mandela
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Nelson Mandela death: Northern Ireland politicians pay tribute

Northern Ireland politicians have been paying tribute to Nelson Mandela who has died at the age of 95.

Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness said that Nelson Mandela had always been an inspiration in his life.

Former First Minister Lord Trimble paid tribute to Mr Mandela's sense of humour and the example he had made to others.

Mr Mandela, who was South Africa's first black president, died on Thursday after a long illness.

Go to next video: South African duo pay tribute to Mandela