50:50 NI Meets Michelle Guy 

This week 50:50 NI met Michelle Guy. Michelle is an Alliance councillor for Castlereagh South. Michelle has previously worked in marketing and in policy as a civil servant. Have you always been interested in Politics?  I guess the honest answer is yes. It’s very hard to grow up in Northern Ireland and not be interestedContinue reading “50:50 NI Meets Michelle Guy “

50:50 NI Meets Laura Devlin

This week 50:50 NI meets with another inspirational women who is chair of her council. Laura Devlin is Chair of the Newry, Mourne and Down council and has been a councillor since 2013. Laura is also the SDLP spokesperson for tourism. Have you always been interested in politics? My family have always been SDLP supporters.Continue reading “50:50 NI Meets Laura Devlin”

50:50 NI Meets Diana Armstrong

This week 50:50 NI Meets Diana Armstrong. Diana is currently the chair of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council. Prior to her career as an elected representative, Diana worked in the European Union Institutions. Have you always been interested in politics Yes, I grew up surrounded by politics. My father was the minister for agriculture andContinue reading “50:50 NI Meets Diana Armstrong”

50:50 NI Meets Kathryn McNickle

This week 50:50 NI meets Kathryn McNickle. Kathryn is a Green Party Councillor for Holywood and Clandeboye. She has an BA in Politics and Modern History from the University of Manchester and an LLM in Human Rights Law from QUB. Have you always been interested in politics?  I was used to political conversations at home,Continue reading “50:50 NI Meets Kathryn McNickle”

50:50 NI meets Kate Nicholl

This week 50:50 NI meets Kate Nicholl. Kate is an Alliance Councillor for Balmoral, South Belfast. Have you always been interested in politics?  Yes, I think I have always been interested in politics, but maybe didn’t identify it as that. My grandparents were anti-apartheid activists: My grandmother was a member of the Black Sash whichContinue reading “50:50 NI meets Kate Nicholl”

50:50 NI Meets Patricia O’Lynn

This week we kick off the ’50:50 NI Meets’ series with Patricia O’Lynn. Patricia is an Alliance Councillor on the Mid and East Antrim borough council. When she is not representing the people of Ballymena Town Patricia works as a programme manager at the Charity Right To Succeed. Having achieved a BA in law andContinue reading “50:50 NI Meets Patricia O’Lynn”