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Barry McElduff

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Barry McElduffBarry joined Sinn Féin in Carrickmore in 1982 at the age of 15. He was influenced strongly by family background, his understanding of Irish history and the hunger strikes of 1980/81. Barry was elected as a Sinn Féin delegate to the 1996 Peace Talks and was elected to the northern Assembly for the constituency of West Tyrone in 1998. He has been subsequently re-elected in 2003, 2007 and 2011. Barry served as an elected member of Omagh District Council from 2000 – 2010 and was Cathaoirleach in 2001/2002.

Barry was educated at St Colmcille’s Primary School Carrickmore, Omagh CBS and Queens University Belfast where he graduated with a BA Honours Degree in Celtic Studies/Political Science.

As an MLA, Barry is based in Omagh. He identifies his primary political interests as being the re-unification of Ireland, jobs and education. Barry has a strong interest in Gaelic games and the Irish language. Barry works closely with many GAA clubs and community groups in terms of fundraising and other initiatives. He actively supports local communities in a variety of ways eg rural broadband campaign group, local library group etc.


Barry is a member of Assembly’s Statutory Committee for the Environment. He is also member of Assembly’s All Party Group (APG) on the Construction Industry, and member of Committee on Procedures.

Barry is a member of St Colmcille’s GAC Carrickmore and also Carrickmore Regeneration Group.

Barry has written a book entitled KEEP ‘ER LIT which attracted significant public interest. His book is an account of his take on family, community and politics.

Constituency Office details:West Tyrone Sinn Féin Office, 4 James Street, Meeting House Hill, Omagh, Co.Tyrone, BT78 1DH

Clinic times: every Friday, morning and afternoon. Normally Wednesdays as well.

Date completed: June 2013

Statements (105)

McElduff condemns security alert at Omagh school11 December, 2014

McElduff challenges health authorities on proposed cuts for Omagh14 November, 2014

McElduff welcomes announcement on Omagh palliative care ward7 November, 2014

McElduff calls on Western Trust to abandon ward merger plans6 November, 2014

Assembly to vote on overturning cross-border haulier charges - McElduff4 November, 2014

McElduff to meet minister over rural planning concerns28 October, 2014

McElduff criticises levy on cross border hauliers15 September, 2014

Open Irish passport office in the North - McElduff11 July, 2014

McElduff to attend all-Ireland presidential reception at Aras an Uachtaráin26 June, 2014

McElduff welcomes green energy schools funding26 June, 2014

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
Email Martin here.
Follow Martin on Twitter.





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
Email:


Constituency:
Fermanagh/South Tyrone

Sean Lynch

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


Constituency:
West Belfast

Sue Ramsey

Tel: 90808404

Barry McElduff