Gillian For Europe
Gillian Brien is the People Before Profit candidate for the Dublin constituency of the European Parliament.
Gillian Brien was born and raised in North Inner City Dublin and lives in Constitution Hill Flats.
She was an early school leaver, at 15 years old, with an undiagnosed learning disability, dyslexia, and teenage pregnancy before re-entering the education system through an applied PLC course in Liberties College.
She went on to complete an Honours BA degree in Youth Work at Dundalk Institute of Technology.
She has over 18 years experience working within the Human Rights field, dealing with LGBT+ Young People, Travellers, Asylum & Refugees issues. She has also worked in the Youth and Community, Drugs and Homeless Sector.
She was heavily engaged in the Repeal the 8th Referendum and water charges movement. She was a strategic player BeLonG To’s Yes Campaign for Marriage Referendum.