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Jennifer McCann


Jennifer McCann


Jennifer McCann comes from the Twinbrook area of West Belfast. She is a long time political activist who spent 10 and a half years in Armagh and Maghaberry prisons.

On her release Jennifer joined the Sinn Fein POW Dept and the Sinn Fein Women's Dept.

She was instrumental in organising the An Fhirinne anti collusion group which highlighted and exposed collusion between loyalist death squads and the British State.

The group, along with a number of victims families, travelled to Brussels, London and Dublin to highlight their campaign.

She is a community activist who has worked on a number of projects in the Colin area including the development of the Sally Gardens Community Centre, the Safer Neighbourhoods Project and the Colin Community Festival. She currently works in the Falls Community Council's Community Drugs Programme.

Jennifer is the mother of 3 young children and is a Councillor for Dunmurry Cross on Lisburn Council. 

Jennifer is a member of Colin Neighbourhood Partnership.

Constituency Office:
Mairead Farrell House
Unit w2
Dairy Farm Centre
Stewartstown Road
Phone: 02890 611176

Stormont office:
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Phone: 02890378125

Last updated: 18th May 2013

Statements (347)

McCann calls for positive alliance against austerity7 July, 2015

Independent Inquiry needed into Mother and Baby homes and clerical abuse in north - McCann2 July, 2015

McCann backs calls from children's commissioners to end cuts1 July, 2015

McCann welcomes court judgment on anti-poverty strategy30 June, 2015

Child poverty levels unacceptable - McCann25 June, 2015

Attack on Turkish barbershop wrong14 June, 2015

Injured pension for all leaves no-one behind - McCann2 June, 2015

Contribution of the elderly should be recognised – McCann28 May, 2015

Poleglass alert disrupting community6 February, 2015

Attack on pensioner ‘vicious and cowardly’ – McCann31 January, 2015

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