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Pádraig Delargey


Pádraig Delargy is a 25-year-old member of Sinn Féin in Derry and MLA for Foyle. 

He is a keen Gaeilgeoir with an interest in Gaelic football and Irish traditional music.

A graduate of Queen’s University and Ulster University with PGCE, Pádraig currently works as a Primary School Teacher in the city.

He has a passion for education and strongly believes that it offers young people an opportunity to determine their future and that it should be accessible to all.

In 2018, Pádraig played a key role in establishing the Patricia Hughes Bursary Scheme in memory of his late aunt. The scheme gives £4000 each year to pupils from low-income households leaving St. Columb’s College to support them through their time at university. 

His priority for Derry is developing a first-class mental health service, improving third level education, building more social and affordable homes and delivering more jobs for the north west and advancing the conversation on Irish unity.

Pádraig is passionate about people’s rights and has a strong commitment to social justice and equality for all which he demonstrates as an active trade union member. 

Statements (21)

Queen's University must reverse decision to cut staff pay – Delargy28 April, 2023

New Derry to Heathrow flight an ‘exciting opportunity’ - Delargy17 April, 2023

Delargy hails ‘major step forward’ for Meenan Square3 April, 2023

Huge disruption as security alert continues on Lone Moor Road - Delargy10 February, 2023

Delargy calls for quick progress on A6 road works13 January, 2023

Removal of security fencing on city walls ‘welcome news’ – Delargy13 December, 2022

Lack of beds in Altnagelvin a serious worry – Delargy4 October, 2022

Delargy writes to Justice Minister over Bloody Sunday hearing delay28 September, 2022

Sinn Féin will continue to stand with Bloody Sunday families6 September, 2022

Delargy welcomes special transport services for Derry GAA fans6 July, 2022

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