UPDATED: List of those who have designated themselves as ‘Nationalist’ within their profession 

UPDATED: List of those who have designated themselves as ‘Nationalist’ within their profession 

After collapsing Stormont and refusing to take their seats in Westminster, Sinn Fein have left their supporters voiceless during the Brexit negotiations. Instead they have had to resort to white line protests and sending a letter to the Irish Prime Minister.


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We have often heard SF and nationalism make the argument that Brexit affects us all. Of course if that were the case then why send a letter to the Irish PM based on a sectarian division?

The authors of the letter have excluded any unionists and instead claimed a whole section of civic society as ‘nationalist’. How this professionally compromises some of those who have sacrificed their professional neutrality in order to identify themselves as ‘nationalists’, by signing a public political letter, is another matter.

Unionist Voice has taken a sample of the signatories and highlighted their backgrounds in order that this partisan and sectarian political letter can be exposed for what it is. A publicity stunt orchestrated by Sinn Fein.

Gerry Carlile- A Sinn Fein member

Jim Clinton- Has emphatically denied being an IRA member. Stood for election for Sinn Fein and was caught in possession of a gun in 1998.

Andree Murphy- Relatives for Justice (RFJ) employee. RFJ recently used their twitter page to advertise a glorification of the actions of IRA terrorism.

Mark Thompson- – Relatives for Justice (RFJ) employee. RFJ recently used their twitter page to advertise a glorification of the actions of IRA terrorism.

Gerard Rice- Sinn Fein front man for anti-parades ‘resident’s group’ in South Belfast.

Paul O’Connor- Pat Finucane centre employee and recipient of an OTR letter.

Padraig O’ Muirigh- Son of IRA Northern Commander and peace time gunrunner, Sean ‘Spike’ Murray.

John Finucane- Sinn Fein Westminster candidate and son of Pat Finucane.

Jude Collins- Pro Sinn Fein political commentator.

Robin Livingston- Employed by Andersonstown News, owned by Sinn Fein MLA Mairtin O’ Muilleoir.

Barry McCafferty- Formerly employed by Andersonstown News, owned by Sinn Fein MLA Mairtin O’ Muilleoir. Liaised closely with Sinn Fein on the promotion of Loughinisland documentary.

James McClean- Footballer steeped in controversy due to his pro-republican views and refusal to wear the Poppy to remember all those that gave their lives in defence of freedom.

Colm Dore- Sinn Fein supporter regularly seen at party events.

Patricia Mac Bride- Former Victims Commissioner embroiled in controversy when a public profile of her referred to her brother as an ‘IRA volunteer’ killed on ‘active service’.

Tish Holland- A former republican internee and head of upper Andersonstown forum. She is the sister of Sinn Fein Cllr Geraldine McAteer

Clara Reilly- A prominent activist in the ‘End Plastic Bullets’ campaign, a Sinn Fein front group. 

Kevin Gamble- Head of Republican Feile. 

Bill Rolston- Member of Republican Feile Committee. 

Annie armstrong- Former Sinn Fein Cllr 

Terry George- The brother of Sinn Fein representative, Michael George. 

Feargal Mac Ionnrachtaigh- Also known as Fergal Enright, son of deceased Terry Enright and an active member of Sinn Fein culture department. 

Brian McGirr- The brother of IRA terrorist Colm McGirr, shot by the SAS. 
The above list is just a snapshot of the 200 strong list of signatories. Many have overt links to Sinn Fein whilst others are arms-length activists. Sinn Fein have consistently strategically filtered supporters into civic society and public posts, alongside using their arms length activists to infiltrate and set up victims and ‘residents’ groups. The above list of signatories is, for the most part, a who is who of arms length Sinn Fein activists.

There are serious questions around how some professionals have compromised their apparent neutrality by signing a ‘nationalist’ political letter in such a public manner.

The full list can be found here, taken from the Irish News, whereby each profession lists those who have chosen to designate themselves as nationalists;

Prof Bill Rolston, Antrim
Prof Patricia Lundy, Antrim
Prof Mark McGovern, Derry
Dr Michael Pierse, Antrim
Prof Phil Scraton, Antrim
Prof Colin Harvey, Derry
An Ghaeilge
Aisling NÍ Labhraí, Antrim
Dr Feargal Mac Ionnrachtaigh, Antrim
Dr Antaine Ó Donnaile, Armagh
Ciarán Ó Pronntaigh, Antrim
Ciarain Mac Cearáin, Derry
Ciarán Mac Giolla Bhéin, Antrim
Niall Ó Catháin, Derry
Éilís Ní Chaiside, Derry
Dr Pádraig Ó Tiarnaigh, Down
Michele Devlin, Down
Eibhlin Ní Dhochartaigh, Derry
Conor Caldwell, Antrim
Rónan Bennett, Antrim
Dr Brian Ferran, Antrim
Ray Giffen, Down
John McSherry, Antrim
Eamonn Murray, Antrim
Barry Kerr, Antrim
Tony Devlin, Antrim
Terry George, Down
Pearse Elliott, Antrim
Seamie O’Neill, Antrim
Oorlagh George, Down
JB Vallely, Armagh
Donal O’Connor, Down
Malachi Cush, Tyrone
James Conlon, Tyrone
Ciarán Mackel, Down
Eamon Blaney, Down
Christine Jones, Down
Stephen Thompson, Antrim
Shaun McElhinney, Derry
Seamus Ó hAodha, Down
Johnny Kelly, Tyrone
Brian McGirr, Tyrone
Chris Conwell, Fermanagh
Eamon Fitzpatrick, Fermanagh
Gerry Hicks, Fermanagh
Martin Carey, Fermanagh
Mary Connolly, Fermanagh
Sheamus Cosgrove, Fermanagh
Thomas McAloon, Fermanagh
Patrick Magee, Antrim
Ciaran McCavana, Antrim
Dougie Adams, Antrim
Peter Curistan, Antrim
Jane Adams, Antrim
Sean Napier, Antrim
Brian O’Neill, Derry
John McGowan, Derry
Gareth Creaney, Antrim
Frank Cullen, Antrim
Gerard de Brún, Antrim
Rosemary McKenna, Antrim
Andy McCallin, Antrim
Jim Conlon, Antrim
Peter Quinn, Fermanagh
Seamus McMullan, Antrim
Tony Shivers, Antrim
Dominic Kearns, Antrim
Cathal McAteer, Antrim
James Thornton, Antrim
Leo Carey, Antrim
Gerry O’Reilly, Armagh
Bernard Boyle, Armagh
Anthony Havern, Armagh
Pat McCorley, Antrim
James Toal, Antrim
Charlie Keenan, Antrim
Thomas McStocker, Antrim
Jim Clinton, Antrim
Gerry Carlile, Antrim
Damien Brown, Derry
Kieran Kennedy, Tyrone
Fr Joe McVeigh, Fermanagh
Aodhán Harkin, Tyrone
Joe Duffy, Armagh
Ciarán Mac Airt, Antrim
Marie Quiery, Down
Annie Armstrong, Antrim
Harry Connolly, Antrim
Kevin Gamble, Antrim
Pilib Ó Ruanaí, Down
Seamus de Leaduis, Fermanagh
Oliver McCaffrey, Fermanagh
Frank Liddy, Antrim
Conal McDevitt, Derry
Alison O Neill, Antrim
John Kelly, Derry
Conal McFeely, Derry
Seamas Heaney, Derry
Ciara Ferguson, Derry
Davy Cunningham, Down
Conor Murray, Derry
Michelle Kelly, Antrim
Elizabeth McStocker, Antrim
Peter Bunting, Down
Andrée Murphy, Antrim
Mark Thompson, Antrim
Clara Reilly, Antrim
Fr Gary Donegan, Fermanagh
Eugene Reavey, Armagh
Gerard Rice, Antrim
Damien Lindsay, Antrim
Angela Hegarty, Derry
Paul O’Connor, Derry
Tish Holland, Antrim
Bernard O’Connor, Fermanagh
Lorette Gleeson, Fermanagh
Seamus Ó Tuama, Antrim
Mairead Ní Chonghaile, Antrim
Gearoid MacRoibeaird, Antrim
Marie McBride, Antrim
Caireann Uí Mhuireagáin, Antrim
Liam Ó Flannagáin, Derry
Padraig Mac an tSaoir, Antrim
Máire Darragh, Antrim
Dr Peter Murphy, Antrim
Dr John McSparran, Antrim
Dr Brendan McDonald, Tyrone
Pat Fahy, Tyrone
Peter Madden, Antrim
Padraig Ó Muirigh, Antrim
Adrian O Kane, Tyrone
Michael Fahy, Tyrone
Des Fahy BL, Tyrone
Colin Gervin BL, Tyrone
Frank McManus, Fermanagh
Anna McHugh BL, Tyrone
Ciaran Toner, Antrim
Michael Crawford, Antrim
Niall Murphy, Antrim
John Finucane, Antrim
Caitlin Bunting, Antrim
Rosie Kinnear, Antrim
Eamon McLaughlin, Antrim
Sean G Doherty BL, Derry
Darragh Mackin, Antrim
Martin Durkan, Down
Paul Foster BL, Derry
Blaine Nugent BL, Tyrone
Michelle McDonnell, Tyrone
Sinead Larkin, Armagh
Ciaran Roddy BL, Derry
Brian G McCartney QC SC, Antrim
Patricia Coyle, Derry
Claire McKeegan, Antrim
Peter Corrigan, Tyrone
Katie Dowling, Antrim
Marie Hans, Tyrone
Neil Fox BL, Antrim
Pearse McDermott, Derry
Paddy McDermott, Derry
Chris McCann, Antrim
John Keown, Down
Joe McVeigh, Antrim
Kevin Winters, Down
Anna Nugent, Down
Paul Pierce, Antrim
Sean Pol Begley, Tyrone
Maria McCourt, Antrim
Patricia McBride, Derry
Brian Feeney, Antrim
Colm Dore, Antrim
Dr Jude Collins, Antrim
Martin Shannon, Fermanagh
Robin Livingstone, Antrim
Barry McCaffrey, Antrim
Sonia Nic Giolla Easpaig, Derry
Peter Canavan, Tyrone
Tommy Shaw, Antrim
Kieran McKeever, Derry
Tony Scullion, Derry
Paddy Bradley, Derry
Ciaran McLaughlin, Tyrone
Conor Gormley, Tyrone
Eamon Lindsay, Tyrone
John Lynch, Tyrone
Paddy Cunningham, Antrim
Patrick McBride, Antrim
Ronan McNamee, Tyrone
Neil McManus, Antrim
Terence ‘Sambo’ McNaughton, Antrim
Tommy Quinn, Antrim
Gary “Pappy” O’Kane, Antrim
Gregory O’Kane, Antrim
Mark Carey, Antrim
Ross Carr, Down
Conor Laverty, Down
Chrissy McKaigue, Derry
Kevin Madden, Antrim
James McClean, Derry
Michael McCann, Antrim
Justin Crozier, Antrim
Cathy Rooney, Antrim
Paddy Barnes, Antrim
Michael Conlan, Antrim
Jamie Conlan, Antrim
Aoife Ní Chasaide, Derry
Shannon Lynch, Tyrone
Benny Tierney, Armagh
Enda McNulty, Armagh
Paddy Bradley, Derry
Ciaran McKeever, Armagh
Danny Hughes, Down
Joe Kernan, Armagh

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