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Ciara Ferguson


Ciara Ferguson grew up in Strabane and was educated at the Convent Grammar and Ulster University at Magee. Ciara is married with three children and one grandchild.

She qualified with a First-Class BSc in Housing. She also completed a PGDip in Management from the North West Regional College and a PG Advanced Dip in Sustainable Investment for the Third Sector from the Ulster University Business School at Jordanstown.

A community development worker for over 20 years, Ciara has help sustain existing and developing new front-line services in disadvantaged communities and has helped many children, young people, families, and communities across the city.

Ciara has worked in social survey research for over 10 years and has led on major community consultations across the city and district. She believes strongly in supporting and encouraging local people and communities to deliver on the things that they value the most.

She has been the Chairperson of the Outer North Neighbourhood Renewal Partnership for over 11 years and has been to the fore of some major community infrastructure projects including community centres, play parks and sporting facilities.

She enjoys genealogy and travelling to areas of outstanding natural beauty and heritage sites across the island of Ireland and has a strong interest in heritage conservation.  

Ciara is passionate about delivering a better Derry with more jobs, homes and promoting the conversation on a new and united Ireland.

Statements (29)

Future of GP services at Racecourse Medical secured - Ferguson5 May, 2023

Sinn Féin requests urgent meeting with Seagate management25 April, 2023

‘Housing Executive rent rise will add more pressure to families’ - Ferguson21 February, 2023

‘€1 billion peace funding transformative for communities’ - Ferguson16 February, 2023

Sinn Fein calls on departments to work groups delivering ESF projects20 January, 2023

Annie’s Bar families deserve truth and justice – Ferguson20 December, 2022

Plans to cut EA youth services deeply concerning – Ferguson5 December, 2022

‘Securing future of Shantallow GP practice must be priority’ – Ferguson1 December, 2022

‘People must unite to keep moving society forward’ - Ferguson21 November, 2022

Thompson family deserve truth and justice – Ferguson5 October, 2022

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