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Megan Fearon


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Megan Fearon has been a Sinn Féin MLA for Newry Armagh since 2012. She first took her seat after graduating from Queens University in Politics, Philosophy and Economics.

She has since been elected in both 2016 and 2017 elections and remains the youngest member of the Assembly.

In the last Assembly mandate Megan served as Junior Minister to Martin McGuinness in The Executive Office.

She has been an active member of Sinn Féin since 2007. A native of South Armagh, Megan is passionate about the area and its people and prioritising investment into the neglected border corridor.

During her time in the Assembly Megan has been a member of the Finance, Economy and OFMDFM Committees as well as the All Party Group for Children and Young People and was Vice Chair of the All Party Group on Women, Peace and Security.

As party spokesperson on Equality and Social Justice, Megan has fought for many Equality issues in the Assembly and throughout Ireland not least including the fight for LGBT rights and protections.

Megan has been vocal on the need for increasing the level of women in politics, the implementation of UNSCR 1325 the advancement of women's rights across the island.

Statements (115)

Fearon welcomes Michelle O'Neill to Forkhill greenway site15 February, 2017

Fearon calls on all candidates to support marriage equality pledge14 February, 2017

Nesbitt must clarify if UUP remains opposed to marriage equality - Fearon12 February, 2017

UUP need to set out position on marriage equality - Fearon8 February, 2017

Fearon expresses sympathy after woman dies in house fire23 January, 2017

Crisis Fund making real impact on lives of vulnerable immigrants - Fearon22 November, 2016

Fearon calls for referendum on Irish unity13 November, 2016

Work Ready West project proving a success – Fearon19 October, 2016

All-Ireland forum must hear from broad range of groups - Fearon4 October, 2016

Opposition parties unnerved by appointment of Executive press secretary - Fearon15 September, 2016

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