Independent Councillor in Larne, Michael Lynch, has joined the Alliance Party. Michael Lynch is a Councillor in the Larne Town area and has served on the Council since 2006. Local MLA Seán Neeson welcomed Michael to the party, saying his joining shows the momentum Alliance currently has.
East Antrim Alliance MLA Seán Neeson said: “I am very proud to welcome Michael to Alliance. He is a strong local campaigner and works hard for the whole community in Larne.
“We will have a very strong team of candidates for the forthcoming elections across East Antrim and the fact that Michael has joined us shows the momentum Alliance has, not just in this area but across Northern Ireland. We are attracting new members from all backgrounds because people see that Alliance is leading change in creating a shared future and delivering for everyone.”
Cllr Michael Lynch said: “I am excited about joining the Alliance Party because they are a party for all, and a party with massive momentum.
“I am a campaigner who works on the ground to deliver improved services and address issues that concern people. Naomi Long has proved that hard work delivers real change, and I believe that Alliance is the party that is leading the way towards a new, shared society.
“Politics should be about issues and policy, not tired tribal arguments. Alliance believes in positive politics and delivers solutions and radical ideas. There are massive challenges facing our society regarding the economy and budget, and Alliance is working to protect vital services and help create jobs through implementing a strong skills strategy. Alliance is growing and growing as a party, and is also setting the agenda. I believe that the elections this year will see these positive trends continue.”
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Biography of Michael Lynch
Michael grew up in the Larne Harbour area. He has worked as a pharmacist and ran a pharmacy at Craigyhill. When Larne Health Centre opened he became Managing Director of that pharmacy until he retired.
Michael was awarded an MBE for services to the community through his citizens’ advice work. He is currently Chair of the Townparks Residents Group.