Candidate in Dublin for the European Parliament

Gary is a Councillor in Dublin City Council. He is party Spokesperson on Education Equality and Access.

Gary graduated from Trinity College in 2012 with an Honours degree in History & Political Science and remains a proud and committed Ambassador for the Trinity Access Programme.

Gary was elected in 2014 to represent the people of Dublin’s North Inner City at Dublin City Council. Prior to becoming a councillor, Gary worked as a Career Guidance Advocate for Early School Leavers in the North Inner City, and briefly trained to be a plumber.

Gary is a fundamental believer in educational equality and continues to be a committed campaigner for educational access regardless of a person’s socio-economic background.

Born in Dublin’s north inner city, Gary is a member of Dublin City Council’s Economic and Enterprise Development, Housing and Arts and Culture SPC’s.

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“I believe that an education system that is equal and provides an opportunity for everyone is the minimum that we should be affording our citizens.”

“I believe that an education system that is equal and provides an opportunity for everyone is the minimum that we should be affording our citizens.”

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Gary discusses why he joined the SocDems

Gary joined the SocDems because of the calibre of our two co-leaders and to focus on two of the areas he is most passionate about: education and the arts.

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