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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 (228)

'Serious questions for health department on Brexit preparations’ – Gildernew20 August, 2019

Trust must act on Muckamore improvement notices - Gildernew16 August, 2019

All-Ireland cooperation could help ease ambulance staff shortages - Gildernew13 August, 2019

Gildernew concern over Valley Care Home report19 July, 2019

Gildernew encourages public to respond to Electoral Office review18 July, 2019

‘New medicine protocol raises Brexit shortage fears’ - Gildernew11 July, 2019

'Stroke and breast consultation extension welcome' - Gildernew19 June, 2019

‘Brexit cannot stand in way of working carer protections’ - Gildernew14 June, 2019

‘Frustration over Muckamore action plan delays’ - Gildernew6 June, 2019

Gildernew concerned at postal and proxy application process16 May, 2019

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