John is a father and grandfather based in Glenariffe in Co. Antrim. Having studied a BA(Hons) in Social, Economic History and Politics in Queen's University, he works as a tour guide and Taxi Operator in the Glens of Antrim and Causeway Coast. He has a keen interest in local history, hurling and folklore.
John was motivated to enter politics after the failure of other political parties to protect human rights in the North of Ireland. He is particularly passionate about a United Ireland, where everyone is given equal opportunities.
John is dedicated to helping improve the lives of people in his local community.