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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:
Room 19
Parliament Buildings
Phone: 02890378125

Last updated: 18th May 2013

Statements (360)

Vital that we have an age-friendly society - McCann1 October, 2015

Co-ordinated approach in place to help refugees - McCann29 September, 2015

People coming to live in Ireland should be supported - McCann28 September, 2015

Governments delivery on Agreements required - McCann27 September, 2015

Admission McGurk's bar investigation was biased welcomed25 September, 2015

McCann welcomes launch of Executive's Draft Childcare Strategy16 September, 2015

Community shocked by West Belfast road death - McCann15 September, 2015

Community shocked after woman stabbed in Poleglass – McCann15 September, 2015

Development of Scoil na Fuiseoige welcomed27 August, 2015

McCann to address Newry Pride event.22 August, 2015

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