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Karen Mullan



Karen has been a political and community activist in Derry for a number of years. Working in community and voluntary sector in the Waterside and across the city and district, Karen has made a significant contribution to community development and establishing projects and festivals in the Top of the Hill and Irish Street area.

Karen is a graduate from Ulster University with a degree in Community Development. She lives in the Creggan area of the city and is married to Charles with 2 children.

Karen played a key role in setting up the Pink Ladies cancer charity and was instrumental in lobbying for the delivery of the North West Cancer Centre at Altnagelvin Hospital.

Karen is a strong advocate for workers' rights, this is exercised in her membership of SIPTU, the community and voluntary trade union.

Karen was selected to replace Elisha McCallion in the Assembly in 2017 following her election as MP for Foyle.

Statements (260)

Mullan welcomes announcement on school reopening19 June, 2020

Medical school will transform Derry’s economy – Mullan18 June, 2020

Mullan welcomes legal challenge to transfer tests16 June, 2020

Free school meal payments should be extended – Mullan16 June, 2020

Mullan calls on schools to heed call from Catholic Principals' Association13 June, 2020

Derry schools show leadership by suspending transfer test - Mullan10 June, 2020

Mullan extends condolences at death of Bishop Lagan9 June, 2020

Mullan calls on Education Minister to engage with schools on guidance4 June, 2020

Exam boards must ensure students are treated fairly - Mullan3 June, 2020

Mullan welcomes certainty on Extended Schools funding2 June, 2020

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