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Colm Gildernew



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 (118)

Sinn Féin raise Muckamore Abbey Hospital concerns with Belfast Trust24 August, 2018

Parents urged to follow RCN inhaler advice ahead of new term - Gildernew23 August, 2018

Sinn Féin to meet Ambulance Service on reducing waiting times23 August, 2018

Gildernew urges support for Civil Rights march16 August, 2018

Gildernew to meet Trust over Muckamore concerns15 August, 2018

Sinn Féin meet NIPSA on electoral office closures15 August, 2018

‘Neurology review must be based on partnership’ - Gildernew31 July, 2018

Sinn Fein meet with Human Rights Commission on Dunmurry Manor17 July, 2018

Register to vote online - Gildernew17 July, 2018

Social work must tackle poverty - Gildernew3 July, 2018

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