Annie Armstrong (politician)

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Annie Armstrong is a former Irish republican politician.

Armstrong moved to Twinbrook, Belfast in 1974 and became a community worker in 1981.[1] At the Northern Ireland local elections, 1993, she was elected for Sinn Féin to represent Dunmurry Cross on Lisburn City Council.[2]

At the Northern Ireland Forum election in 1996, Armstrong was placed fourth on the Sinn Féin list for West Belfast, but was elected in their best result in Northern Ireland.[3] She did not defend her council seat in 1997,[2] and did not stand for the Northern Ireland Assembly in 1998.[3]

Outside politics, Armstrong established the Colin Community Forum, Colin Community Restorative Justice, Colin Health for All and Cumann na Fuiseoige GAA. She became a Director of Lisburn Strategic Partnership and the Colin Neighbourhood Initiative, and works as a Community Safety Project Worker with the Northern Ireland Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders. In 2008, she was appointed as an independent member of the District Policing Partnership.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Neil Greenlees, "FORMER DUNMURRY SINN FEIN COUNCILLOR BECOMES DPP MEMBER", Ulster Star, 1 April 2008
  2. ^ a b Lisburn City Council, 1993 – 2005, Northern Ireland Elections
  3. ^ a b West Belfast, Northern Ireland Elections
Northern Ireland Forum
New forum Member for West Belfast
1996–1998
Forum dissolved
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