Cllr John Trainor



John was born and raised in Downpatrick. He attended St Patrick’s Boys Primary School and St Patrick’s Grammar School. He has worked in admin and also in the Voluntary Youth Sector over the past 10 years. 

John was involved from a young age in community, voluntary and charitable work having been involved with the local youth Centre, Downpatrick Cancer Research group and the Down Community Health Committee.

John was co-opted to Newry, Mourne and Down District Council in 2016 to replace Colin McGrath who had been successfully elected as an MLA for South Down. From 2016 John’s main priority has been Health Provision in the Down Area and he has used his position in council to tackle and engage with the Health Trusts in relation to this. John was re-elected to council in 2019.

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 07872 886533



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