43 year old Oksana McMahon is a native of Kiev in the Ukraine and she is past graduate of Shevchenko Kiev State University where she studied philosophy and the linguistics of Romano-Germanic languages.
A skilled linguist, Oksana has studied Latin and is fluent in Ukrainian, French, English and Russian and she has worked as an interpreter for a number of companies.
After meeting her husband (Newry native) and dedicated republican (Name of spouse) Oksana moved to Ireland in 1998 and she is presently employed as a Director/Secretary of (name of company and where it is based. Oksana and (name of husband) have two daughters, Natalia & Nicole, who are studying (name what they are studying) at college.
From a young age Oksana has been interested in human rights based politics and she was honoured to have been selected as Cllr Sinead Ennis’s replacement on Newry, Mourne and Down District Council after Sinead was returned as one of two Sinn Féin MLAs in south Down in April 2017.
Oksana sits sit on the Enterprise, Regeneration and Tourism) and Strategy, Policy and Resource Committees.