Pat Convery

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Patrick "Pat" Convery
55th Lord Mayor of Belfast
In office
June 2010 – 2011
Preceded by Naomi Long
Succeeded by Niall Ó Donnghaile
Deputy Lord Mayor of Belfast
In office
Preceded by Joe O'Donnell
Succeeded by Ruth Patterson
Councillor on Belfast City Council
In office
Constituency Castle Electoral Area
Personal details
Born Belfast
Nationality Irish
Political party Social Democratic and Labour Party
Children 2
Website Official profile,

Patrick Convery (born 1957), known as Pat Convery, is an Irish Nationalist politician who sits as a Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) Councillor on Belfast City Council.

Convery was elected Lord Mayor of Belfast on 1 June 2010, succeeding Naomi Long,[1] and served until his term ended in June 2011. He has represented the Castle area of North Belfast since being elected to Belfast City Council in June 2001.[2]

Convery is Vice-Chairperson of the SDLP, a Belfast Harbour Commissioner, a member of the North Belfast Partnership and a former Chairman of the Belfast District Policing Partnership. He served as Deputy Lord Mayor of Belfast from 2005-06.[citation needed] He stood for the Northern Ireland Assembly in Belfast North in 2003 and 2007, narrowly missing election on both occasions.[citation needed]


Convery is married with two daughters, and lives in Belfast.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "SDLP's Pat Convery replaces Naomi Long as Belfast mayor". BBC News. Retrieved 5 March 2017. 
  2. ^ "Lord Mayor - Belfast City Council". 1 June 2016. Retrieved 5 March 2017. 
Civic offices
Preceded by
Joe O'Donnell
Deputy Lord Mayor of Belfast
Succeeded by
Ruth Patterson
Preceded by
Naomi Long
Lord Mayor of Belfast
Succeeded by
Niall Ó Donnghaile