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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 (135)

Taoiseach’s Pride visit welcome, marriage equality should be extended north – Fearon1 August, 2017

Homophobic hate crimes must be reported - Fearon1 August, 2017

Fearon welcomes PSNI Pride initiative.31 July, 2017

Sinn Fein welcome human rights findings - Fearon10 July, 2017

"Marriage equality must be brought forward now" - Fearon1 July, 2017

Sinn Féin welcome marriage equality vote in Germany30 June, 2017

Fearon urges those who support equality and rights for all to attend Marriage Equality March28 June, 2017

DUP out of touch on marriage equality21 April, 2017

Marriage equality should be extended across the island - Fearon9 March, 2017

Clear and growing demand for Irish language act - Fearon18 February, 2017

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