Tommy Gallagher (politician)
|Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly
for Fermanagh & South Tyrone
25 June 1998 – 2011
|Preceded by||New Creation|
|Succeeded by||Phil Flanagan|
17 August 1942 |
Ballyshannon, County Donegal
|Political party||Social Democratic and Labour Party|
|Alma mater||Queen's University Belfast|
He was a member of the Northern Ireland Assembly from 1998 until May 2011.
Gallagher was elected to represent the Social Democratic and Labour Party in Fermanagh and South Tyrone on the Northern Ireland Forum in 1996, and held his seat on the Northern Ireland Assembly in 1998 and 2003 and 2007, however lost his seat in 2011.
Gallagher has stood unsuccessfully for the Westminster seat of Fermanagh and South Tyrone in each general election between 1992 and 2005.
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.
|Northern Ireland Forum|
|New forum||Member for Fermanagh and South Tyrone
|Northern Ireland Assembly|
|New assembly||MLA for Fermanagh & South Tyrone
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