South and East Belfast Sinn Féin -- Building an Ireland of Equals


Sinn Féin - Active representation!

Sinn Féin is an activist based Party intent on giving you the best representation possible. If you need help or advice on any issue, no matter how big or small; or wish to contact your local Sinn Féin representative, then feel free to contact us at our South & East Belfast constituency office:

South & East Belfast Sinn Féin, Unit 3, 174 Ormeau Road, Belfast BT7 2ED.

Telephone: (028) 90243194


Alex Maskey MLA

Alex Maskey is from Andersonstown in West Belfast and is married to Liz with two children. He was elected the first republican Mayor of Belfast in 2002 and was widely acclaimed for the inclusive approach he adopted in carrying out his role. He was the first Sinn Féin Councillor to be elected to Belfast City Council when he won a by-election in 1983. Read full bio

Cllr. Niall Ó Donnghaile (Pottinger)

Cllr. Niall Ó Donnghaile is the Sinn Féin Representative for East Belfast and was elected as councillor for the Pottinger ward in 2011. Educated through the Irish Medium Sector, Niall is a Politics Graduate and fluent Irish speaker who actively campaigns on language rights and equality for its speakers. A fulltime Sinn Féin activist, Niall is employed as the party's Press Officer in the Stormont Assembly. Read full bio

Bairbre deBrún MEP

Bairbre de Brún is MEP for the Six Counties and the Sinn Féin spokesperson on equality and human rights. She was elected as an Assembly member for West Belfast. Born in Dublin, she lives in the Andersonstown area of Belfast. Read full bio

Cllr. Máirtín Ó Muilleoir (Balmoral)

Mairtín signs his Sinn Féin pledge.

A graduate of Queen's University Belfast and, from 1987-1997, a Sinn Féin councillor, Máirtín Ó Muilleoir (50) is the Managing Director of the Belfast Media Group and the President of the Irish Echo in New York. During his City Hall tenure, he initiated a series of court actions successfully challenging discriminatory practices and policies, helping to lay the foundations for the modern, power-sharing council. Máirtín was elected Sinn Féin's first ever councillor for the Balmoral ward in 2011. Read full bio

Cllr. Deirdre Hargey (Laganbank)

Deirdre is a 30 year-old undergraduate from the Market community in South Belfast. She is one of 7 children and still resides in the Market's. In November 2010 she was nominated by Party activists in the Laganbank constituency to be co-opted on to Belfast City Council to replace outgoing Laganbank councillor Alex Maskey MLA. Deirdre was returned by the electorate as a councillor for the area in 2011. Read full bio

James Irwin (Castlereagh South)

James is a 21 year-old republican from the Market area of South Belfast. Having been a republican for as long as he can remember he has been active in Sinn Féin since he was 18 where he quickly became the vice-chair of the Nolan/Downey Sinn Féin cumman. He attributes his time in this role to opening his eyes to the vast array of social and economic issues which are facing communities in the wider South Belfast area and beyond. Read full bio

Laura Keenan (Castlereagh West)

Laura, a mother of two small children, was born and reared in the Short Strand area of East Belfast, was educated entirely through the medium of Irish and is a qualified teacher and works in that capacity locally. Read full bio