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Colm Gildernew MLA



Colm Gildernew, 48, was born into one of Tyrone's prominent Republican families as the campaign for Civil Rights was stepping up in 1969 and is married with three children.

Colm is well known on the traditional music scene and is a founding member of the first Brantry Comhaltas Ceoltorí Éireann. He is also a founding member, former Chairman of and current director of Aghaloo Credit Union, a member of and keen follower of Aghaloo CLG, founding member of The Brantry Area Rural Development Association and has been chairman of both his local Sinn Féin Cumann and Comhairle Ceantair.

Colm worked at home in the farming and engineering business eventually taking over the engineering enterprise with one of his brothers and running it successfully for 10 years. He has participated in business development groups on behalf of the legacy council and is well known in local business circles.

He received a first class honours degree in social work, it is in this field he has been working until his local area selected him to be co-opted to the Assembly.

Statements (331)

Gildernew writes to Financial Conduct Authority over loan allegations18 August, 2023

Windfall Tax needed to cut obscene energy giant profits – Gildernew1 August, 2023

Tory policies continue to pile on the pain as inflation pushes families to the brink – Gildernew19 July, 2023

Executive needed to support economic recovery - Gildernew10 July, 2023

Gildernew appeals to public to assist police9 July, 2023

Gildernew calls on banks to offer better savings rates to customers7 July, 2023

Serious collision on A5 road - Gildernew27 April, 2023

No health worker should be discriminated against due to age or disability - Gildernew21 April, 2023

Local businesses must be supported in the next budget - Gildernew14 March, 2023

Reports access to NHS dental care could be at risk 'deeply concerning' - Gildernew14 February, 2023

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