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Linda Dillon MLA


Linda Dillon is a Sinn Fein Councillor for Torrent elected in 2014 to the new Mid Ulster Council.

Linda took position as the first Chairperson in the newly formed Mid Ulster Council which was made up of the old Magherafelt, Cookstown & Dungannon council areas. Linda also sits on the Development committee in Council.

Originally from South Armagh Linda moved to Coalisland 10 years ago and has been working in the Sinn Fein Advice Centre in Coalisland since 2007 dealing with all types of constituency issues and welfare rights alongside Michelle O’Neill MLA.

Linda has been a republican activist for over 20 years joining her local Sinn Fein Cumann in South Armagh when she was 16 years old.

She has represented the party at various levels and is currently vice chair of Cuige Uladh. Linda has been married to Gerard for 15 years and has one daughter Sorcha, age 7.

Statements (132)

PSNI settlement to family of Sean Brown clear indication of failures in police investigation - Dillon12 May, 2022

Historic day as records from Historical Institutions will be protected by law - Dillon24 March, 2022

Dillon raises concerns over police handcuffing of 13-year-old10 February, 2022

Victims and Survivors of Historical Institutional Abuse deserve their apology - Dillon3 February, 2022

Dillon welcomes move to block destruction of records from Mother and Baby Homes25 November, 2021

Dillon welcomes progress on truth and justice for survivors of Mother and Baby Institutions and Magdalene Laundries15 November, 2021

Confirmation that PSNI will investigate abuse in Mother & Baby homes ‘welcome’ - Dillon6 October, 2021

Dillon slams British government plans to limit access to justice21 July, 2021

Dillon welcomes introduction of Justice Bill but expresses disappointment at removal of important provisions5 July, 2021

Review into victims and survivors redress body needed - Dillon4 July, 2021

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