From the Lislap area of Omagh, Nicola attended St Eugene’s PS Tircur, then the local Loreto Grammar and completed her studies in 2009, graduating from UUJ with a degree in Politics and Criminology. Following two years travelling and working in Australia, she returned to take up employment in Omagh, managing a health care practice.
Nicola joined the Omagh branch of Sinn Féin in 2018 and participated in local, National and Westminster election campaigns. She worked in a variety of roles on behalf of local representatives and contributed to many local events.
In November 2020, Nicola was nominated by her local party to the role of MLA for West Tyrone. She is a member of the Assem– bly’s Education Committee and is Sinn Féin’s spokesperson for Children and Young People.
Hard work, dedication and enthusiasm have been features of Nicola’s time as MLA.
She has championed a number of local campaigns, including the need for increased Mental Health Services in Omagh. Nicola has demonstrated her passion for equality and is vocal in supporting and defending the most vulnerable in society throughout her time in the Education Committee.
Latest news from Nicola
DUP decision to collapse Executive blocking childcare plan – Brogan
Sinn Féin MLA Nicola Brogan said the DUP’s decision to walk away from Executive is blocking progress on developing a childcare plan. The West Tyrone MLA said: “Families and childcare providers need childcare reform and a plan on how childcare can be made...