Dominic Bradley

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Dominic Bradley
Dominic Bradley.jpg
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly
for Newry and Armagh
Assumed office
26 November 2003
Preceded by Seamus Mallon
Personal details
Born (1960-08-29) 29 August 1960 (age 54)
Bessbrook, Northern Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party SDLP
Spouse(s) Mary McManus
Alma mater University of Ulster
Queen's University Belfast
Religion Roman Catholicism
Website Official Website

Dominic Bradley (Irish Doiminic Ó Brolcháin[1]) MLA is an Irish politician and currently a Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly for Newry and Armagh.[2] As an MLA, he is the SDLP's Spokesperson for Education and the Irish language.[3]

Dominic Bradley is a teacher from County Armagh.

He has acted as Director of Elections for Seamus Mallon MP and for the SDLP in the Newry and Mourne District Council area.


  • Member of the National Executive Association for School's Drama
  • Founder of Tí Chulainn Cultural Activity Centre, An Mullach Bán.
  • Member of National Executive National Association of Teachers of Irish.

Bradley is also a Gaelic speaker, and is Education Editor of the Irish Language daily newspaper Lá Nua. He writes in Irish for a number of other newspapers.

In October 2011, Bradley was sanctioned by speaker for talking too long without asking a question.[4]


He studied at Queen’s University, Belfast for a joint honours degree in English Literature and Language. After his degree he stayed on at Belfast and studied for a Postgraduate Certificate in Education. As a mature student he went to the University of Ulster where he studied for and attained a Master's degree in Irish Language and Literature.[3]


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  2. ^ "Dominic Bradley". Retrieved 2008-08-30. 
  3. ^ a b "About Dominic Bradley". Retrieved 2008-08-30. 
  4. ^ "BBC news - Dominic Bradley sanctioned by speaker after Irish row". BBC news. Retrieved August 23, 2012. 

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Northern Ireland Assembly
Preceded by
Seamus Mallon
MLA for Newry and Armagh
2003 -
Succeeded by