Roisin is a native of Loughgiel in County Antrim, but she has lived in Antrim Town with her husband and family for the last 30 years. She is married to Damien and they have seven children.
Roisin became involved with the SDLP five years ago and has made a significant contribution to the rebuilding of the SDLP in South Antrim. In 2013 she was elected vice-chair of the SDLP central executive and in that role has driven the renewal and rebuilding of the SDLP across Northern Ireland.
In May 2014 Roisin was elected as the SDLP Councillor for Antrim Town and serves on the new Antrim and Newtownabbey Council.
Prior to her involvement in politics she ran a technology business in the Small Medium Enterprise sector. She is an active volunteer in community and church based groups. She was Chair of the board of directors of the social enterprise Farranshane Community Trust and chair of St Comgall’s GAA. Roisin has served as a Governor of a local Primary School and as a director on the local mental health drop in centre, Rehability.:: Back to People