Hermann Kelly

Hermann Kelly

Candidate for Euopean Parliament

Hermann Kelly

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Originally from the Bogside in Derry, Hermann’s family have a small farm in Donegal since he was a young. After attending St Columb’s College in Derry, he studied marine biology in Edinburgh before studying theology as a lay student at St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth.

First a secondary school teacher he then became a journalist, writing for various national newspapers including the Irish Mail on Sunday and Irish Examiner.

He is director of communications for the Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy Group in the European Parliament.

He likes fishing and poetry. In what he describes as his ‘glory days’ he was a useful hurling player.

He helped found the Irexit Freedom To Prosper Party.

My Education

  • Edinburgh

    Marine Biology

  • St. Patrick's College



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