Declan has been a Councillor since 1993, and is a member of Mid and East Antrim Borough Council. He chairs the Council's Audit and Scrutiny Committee. He represented North Antrim in the Northern Ireland Assembly, where he was the Party's finance spokesperson. He was Chair of the Standards and Privileges Committee, and Deputy Chair of the Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure.
Declan taught mathematics in England, Kenya and Northern Ireland. He was Head of Mathematics at St Louis Grammar School, Ballymena.
He was a member of the Community Relations Council 2001 - 2008, and a member of the Independent Panel of the Victims and Survivors Service 2012 - 2016.
He is the Honorary Consul for Romania in Northern Ireland.:: Back to Daoine