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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)

Gildernew welcomes progress on inclusion of Dunmurry families4 April, 2019

Gildernew expresses concern at the late notice given to Northland's surgery patients2 April, 2019

‘Health Department must meet with Dunmurry families’ - Gildernew21 March, 2019

Concern as Dunmurry investigation extended - Gildernew19 March, 2019

‘Electoral Office should ensure people can access vote’ - Gildernew8 March, 2019

Sinn Féin host roundtable meeting on Muckamore Abbey26 February, 2019

Sinn Féin to host round table meeting on Muckamore25 February, 2019

Home Office ‘clueless’ over Brexit impact on cross border workers - Gildernew21 February, 2019

Gildernew encourages public to register to vote21 February, 2019

Gildernew welcomes new Dungannon GP contractor20 February, 2019

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