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Caoimhe Archibald

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Caoimhe Archibald grew up in Coleraine and was educated at Loreto College and Queen’s University, Belfast.

She qualified with a BSc in Molecular Biology and PhD by research sponsored by a DARD studentship.

She also completed a PGDip in Management & Corporate Governance from the University of Ulster. She works in applied horticulture research and believes very strongly in the importance of investment in R&D and SMEs to enable local businesses to compete in a global market.

Caoimhe is a political activist and has been involved in the past three election campaigns in East Derry as well as supporting constituency work in the Coleraine Borough Council area.

Caoimhe is a keen runner and swimmer and has completed two marathons, fundraising for mental health and hospice charities when doing so.

She has been a member of her local GAA club for over 15 years and believes in the importance of promoting sport participation as a means to better quality of life for young and old alike.

She is also a strong advocate of Irish language and has been a member of Conradh na Gaeilge for 5 years.

Statements (179)

Universities must reject any attempt to gag academics – Archibald9 March, 2018

Greater transparency needed on senior university staff pay - Archibald9 March, 2018

Archibald welcomes commitment to further talks to resolve university pension dispute28 February, 2018

Opportunities from automation should be exploited to enhance economic development - Archibald28 February, 2018

Universities' representative body must find resolution with striking staff - Archibald22 February, 2018

Derry to Dungiven road upgrade a "significant step" - Archibald21 February, 2018

Young people have a stake and deserve a say’ - Archibald21 February, 2018

Science Festival a showcase for innovation – Archibald19 February, 2018

Sinn Féin MLA Caoimhe Archibald highlights International Day of Women and Girls in Science9 February, 2018

Archibald welcomes awarding of Northern Regional College capital investment designs contract5 February, 2018

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