NIGEL GALLAGHER - PEOPLE BEFORE PROFIT CANDIDATE FOR THE SLIGO - DRUMCLIFFE ELECTORAL AREA IN LOCAL ELECTION 2019

Nigel Gallagher is the People Before Profit Candidate for the Sligo-Drumcliffe Area in the Local Elections 2019. He is an experienced activist from Maugherow in North Sligo who is passionate about progressive change. Nigel was one of the main figures in the Right2Water campaign in Sligo and helped organise marches and demonstrations. This successful campaign fought the privatization of our water system and saved households that were already hit with huge austerity charges hundreds of euro. Nigel has been a prominent pro-choice campaigner in the area and was joint canvassing co-ordinator for Together For Yes Sligo. He is a passionate anti-racism campaigner and is convenor of United Against Racism Sligo. He is also involved in community development and youth work and is a founding committee member of the local youth club in Maugherow.

‘I am very excited to run in another election for People Before Profit in Sligo. I have a fresh and enthusiastic approach to politics. I think we need more young people in politics to fight for a better future for us all. A vote for me is a vote for someone who believes passionately in grassroots democracy, genuine equality and hope for the future..” - Nigel Gallagher