Dominic Bradley MLA
Dominic Bradley was elected MLA for Newry and Armagh in 2003. He was educated at St. Paul’s High School Bessbrook, the Abbey Grammar School, Newry, Queen’s University Belfast and the University of Ulster.
He holds a joint honours degree in English Literature & Language and a PGCE from Queen’s, and an MA in Irish Language and Literature from the University of Ulster.
From 1978 until 2004, Dominic taught Irish, English and Drama in St Paul’s, where he met his wife Mary, with whom he has a son, Christopher.
Outside politics, Dominic enjoys, gaelic football, hurling, rugby, reading, theatre, walking, and swimming. He likes a wide range of music but has a particular interest in Scottish and
Irish fiddle music
Dominic was a founding member of the Coláiste Bhlinne, an Irish language summer school which has been operating for 30 years in Camloch, co. Armagh.
He has written plays and school text book in Irish.
Dominic brought the Autism (NI) Act through th NI Assembly in 2011.