- Tommy Gallagher (politician)
Tommy Gallagher (born
17 August 1942) is an Irish politician.
Ballyshannon, County Donegal, Gallagher attended Queen's University Belfastbefore becoming a teacherin Belleek, County Fermanagh.
He is a member of the
Northern Ireland Assembly
Gallagher was elected to represent the
Social Democratic and Labour Partyin Fermanagh and South Tyrone on the Northern Ireland Forumin 1996, and held his seat on the Northern Ireland Assemblyin 1998 and 2003 and 2007.
Gallagher has stood unsuccessfully for the Westminster seat of Fermanagh and South Tyrone in each general election since 1992.
Married with one daughter and two sons, Tommy is a former county footballer and hurler, he has been involved at Club, County and Provincial level with the GAA.
* [http://www.niassembly.gov.uk/members/biogs_03/gallagher_t.htm Northern Ireland Assembly - Biography - Tommy Gallagher]
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