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Michelle O'Neill

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Michelle O'NeilMichelle O'Neill is married to Paddy and they have two children, Saoirse and Ryan and is currently the Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development in the Assembly.

Michelle has been involved in political activism since a young age and has held various senior positions in Mid-Ulster Sinn Féin.

Michelle has a strong background in social welfare issues and is a qualified welfare rights advisor. From the Good Friday agreement was signed she worked as a Political Advisor to Francie Molloy from 1998 when the Assembly was established, up until she was elected to Council in 2005.  In 2010 she became the first woman to take on the role of Mayor.  Alongside her council role in 2007 she was elected to the Assembly and held positions of health spokesperson and sat on the education committee. 

In May 2011, she was appointed as Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development

In her time in the council Michelle was a strong voice for equality and in particular in promoting the role of woman in community and public life. Michelle has been an active member of a number of community groups and organisations. 

Coming from a rural community Michelle has always had a keen interest in rural issues and maintaining the rural way of life.   She is a member of Clonoe O’Rahillys GAA group.

Portfolio: Minister for Agriculture & Rural Development

Constituency Office:
Coalisland Sinn Féin Office
9 The Square
Coalisland
Co.Tyrone  BT714LN
Phone: 02887 748689

Email: michelle_oneill@hotmail.com

Mon- Fri 9.30am – 4.00pm

Last updated: 28th May 2013

Statements (208)

O’Neill hails role of rural women13 March, 2014

ARD FHEIS 2014: Sinn Féin defends rural Ireland - Michelle O'Neill8 February, 2014

Marketing 'Brand Ireland' will create new jobs - Michelle O’Neill8 February, 2014

O'Neill pledges support for McGirr and Campbell families2 January, 2014

O’Neill launches £2.6million scheme for fishing communities17 October, 2013

O’Neill launches £500,000 Rural Development Programme project in Galbally16 October, 2013

O’Neill outlines support measures for fishing sector12 June, 2013

Minister O’Neill assesses Fodder Scheme impact29 May, 2013

O’Neill confirms support for farmers through difficult times22 May, 2013

Defending Rural Ireland - Michelle O'Neill13 April, 2013

Assembly Members (29)



Constituency:
Fermanagh/South Tyrone

Bronwyn McGahan

Twitter: www.twitter.com/BronwynMcGahan
Facebook: www.facebook.com/bronwyn.mcgahan
Email: Bronwyn.mcgahan@mla.niassembly.gov.uk


Constituency:
South Down

Caitríona Ruane

Email: ruanec1@gmail.com
Phone: 41754283



Constituency:
Newry/Armagh

Cathal Boylan

Phone: 90418351


Constituency:
East Derry

Cathal Ó hOisín

Facebook: www.facebook.com/CathalOHoisin
Phone: 02877742488




Constituency:
West Tyrone

Declan McAleer

Twitter: www.twitter.com/mc_mla
Facebook: www.facebook.com/declan.mcaleer
Website: www.westtyronesinnfein.com


Constituency:
West Belfast

Fra McCann

Email: framccann@hotmail.com



Constituency:
Mid Ulster

Ian Milne

Website: www.midulstersinnfein.ie



Constituency:
Upper Bann

John O'Dowd

Twitter: www.twitter.com/JohnODowdSF
Phone: 028 38 349675


Constituency:
Foyle

Maeve McLaughlin

Website: www.derrysinnfein.ie
E-Mail: foyleassembly@gmail.com
Phone: 71 377551


Constituency:
Mid Ulster

Martin McGuinness

Tel: 028 8676 5850
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Constituency:
Newry/Armagh

Mickey Brady

Email: mickey.brady28@gmail.com
Phone: 02830261693



Constituency:
East Antrim

Oliver McMullan

Facebook: www.facebook.com/east.antrimsf
Email: eastantrimsinnfein@gmail.com
Phone:
02890520370


Constituency:
West Belfast

Pat Sheehan

Pat Sheehan, a 52-year-old Gaeilgeoir and former Hungerstriker gained a degree in Philosophy and Politics with First Class Honours while imprisoned. 




Constituency:
West Belfast

Rosaleen McCorley

Tel: 02890 808404
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Constituency:
Fermanagh/South Tyrone

Sean Lynch

Website: www.fermanaghsouthtyronesf.com
Email: Sean.lynch122@gmail.com


Constituency:
West Belfast

Sue Ramsey

Tel: 90808404

Michelle O'Neill