Colm Gildernew

Colm Gildernew MLA (Fermanagh South Tyrone)


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Colm Gildernew was born into one of Tyrone’s prominent Republican families as the campaign for Civil Rights was stepping up in 1969 and has two children.

Colm is well known on the traditional music scene and is a founding member of the first Brantry Comhaltas Ceoltorí Éireann. He is also a founding member of Aghaloo Credit Union, a member of and keen follower of Achadh Lú CLG and founding member of The Brantry Area Rural Development Association.

He has previously worked as a social worker having received a first class degree in social work after many years’ run– ning his own engineering business in South Tyrone.

During his time as an MLA Colm has worked tirelessly to improve health services across the north and has played a key role in the response to the Covid 19 pandemic as Chair of the Assembly’s Health Committee.

He has also worked to improve how we recognise HSC workers and unpaid family carers.

Colm has campaigned for improved broadband, GP services and infrastructure across the South Tyrone area. He continues to press for progress on the A5 and improved maintenance for local roads in need of repair.

Latest news from Colm

Serious concerns over COVID voting advice

Serious concerns over COVID voting advice

Sinn Féin health spokesperson Colm Gildernew has expressed his dismay at the British government’s decree that people with COVID-19 must visit a polling station to vote in the forthcoming election. Colm Gildernew said: “In England, Scotland and Wales people can arrange...