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Declan is married to Geraldine and they have three children, Tárlach and Ríoghnach and Donnchadh. He joined the party as a teenager is the current spokesperson on Transport and infrastructure. Declan has a particular interest in rural development and sits on the DARD, DRD and Standard and Privileges committees at Stormont. He was co-opted into the Assembly in place of Pat Doherty when the SF implemented the policy which phased out dual mandates.

Declan was first elected to Omagh District Council in 2005, holding on to a seat previously held by his late father, Barney. He was Chairman of Omagh District Council from 2010-2011 and previously held the position of chair of the Council’s Planning committee and Development committee.

Declan is a qualified Lecturer in Psychology and has taught in Omagh College and in Dean Maguirc College, Carrickmore. He is also a member of the board of Governors of two local schools and was a member of the Western Education and Library Board for 6 years.

Declan was previously employed as a Political Advisor to Pat Doherty MP and has been involved in bringing forward a number of key strategic projects in the constituency, including lobbying for the transfer of the vacated military grounds at Lisanelly for use as a shared educational campus and securing progress on the A5 dual carriageway.

He is Chairperson of Loughmacrory Community Development Association and a member of Loughmacrory GFC.

Statements (146)

McAleer calls for public inquiry into Greencastle gold mine28 November, 2016

McAleer welcomes A5 upgrade progress22 November, 2016

McAleer welcomes minister's A5 commitment17 November, 2016

A5 vital for investment West of the Bann - McAleer16 November, 2016

McAleer welcomes £15m investment in roads maintenance25 October, 2016

Brexit would be disastrous for agriculture - McAleer18 October, 2016

McAleer to use Committee of the Regions role to have Remain vote respected3 October, 2016

Sports clubs should engage with local councils - McAleer3 October, 2016

Impact of Brexit public meeting to be held in Omagh26 September, 2016

McAleer backs European Day Without A Road Death20 September, 2016

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