Aisling Reilly is a 32-year-old Irish language and community activist from West Belfast. A proud and prominent Gaelgeoir, Aisling was educated through the medium of Irish, firstly at Bunscoil Phobail Feirste and later at Coláiste Feirste.
Aisling is a committed Irish Language Rights activist and played a prom– inent role in Sinn Féin’s campaigning for Acht na Gaeilge. Aisling is a prominent member of St.Paul’s GAC she excels in Gaelic Games across all codes, and passes on her experience and knowledge to the next generation as an active juvenile coach.
Aisling has won multiple Handball World Championships, All-Ireland Championships, and various other international accolades during an outstanding sporting career. She is an inspiration to young aspiring Gaels and athletes and believes passionately in the relationship between physical health and mental well-being.
She works closely with Paul Maskey MP on a wide range of community campaigns including the development of Casement Park, increased investment in West Belfast, recognition for local Black Taxi drivers and the development of Féile an Phobail.
She has also been a strong supporter of marriage equality, LGBT rights, women’s and workers’ rights, and Irish unity.
She is part of the very fabric of the local community and deeply committed to bettering the lives of everyone in the constituency.
Latest news from Aisling
‘British government must step up to support families facing fuel hikes’ – Reilly
Sinn Féin’s Aisling Reilly has said the latest hike in gas prices coming into effect today is another ‘huge blow’ to already struggling workers and families.Aisling Reilly said:“The latest hike to Firmus gas prices which kicks in today is another...
Bill to make hospital car parking free passes final stage
Sinn Féin MLA Aisling Reilly has welcomed the passing of her bill to make car parking free at hospitals across the north. The West Belfast MLA said: “I’m pleased that my bill to make hospital car parking free has passed its final stage in the Assembly today. “This...
Reilly disappointed that no Irish school included in investment plan
Sinn Féin MLA Aisling Reilly has said the DUP Education Minister's decision to ignore Irish medium schools in her latest capital investment plan is disappointing but not surprising. The West Belfast MLA said: “Today the Education Minister announced plans for almost...