John Tierney (Irish politician)
|Member of the Legislative Assembly
25 June 1998 – 26 November 2003
|Preceded by||Constituency created|
|Succeeded by||Pat Ramsey|
|Born||9 December 1951|
|Political party||Social Democratic and Labour Party|
Born in Derry, Tierney worked as a tool setter before joining the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP). He was elected to Derry City Council in 1981, and served as the Mayor of Derry in 1984. In 1996, Tierney was elected to the Northern Ireland Forum for Foyle, and he held his seat at the 1998 Northern Ireland Assembly election. He stood down from the Council in 2001, while the following year, he became the whip of the SDLP group on the Assembly.
- Biographies – John Tierney, Northern Ireland Assembly Archived 29 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine.
- "Durkan feels the pressure in Derry Archived 29 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine.", The Sunday Business Post, 23 February 2003
- "Durkan welcomes Tierney co-option Archived 26 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine.", Social Democratic and Labour Party
|Mayor of Derry
|Northern Ireland Forum|
|New forum||Member for Foyle
|Northern Ireland Assembly|
|New assembly||MLA for Foyle