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Lisburn, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland




BEN MallonBEN Mallon, 19, from Stoneyford is in second year at Stranmillis University College doing a degree in Education with History. He recently represented the United Kingdom Youth Parliament at the Republican Party National Convention in Minnesota. As well as working part-time as a swimming instructor and life guard he is chairman of the UK Youth Parliament and is also on the Executive of the Northern Ireland Youth Forum and a youth leader for Belfast City Council Youth Forum.

What do you like doing on your day off?
I like to relax and meet up with friends

If you were to choose your favourite meal what would it be, where and why?
Good old fashioned British Fish and Chips!

What has been your proudest moment?
My proudest moment was receiving the highest award in the Scout Association - The Queen's Scout Award.

What was the most frightening moment of your life?
Not Sure.

How would you describe your taste in clothes?

What would you do if you won a million pounds?
Share most of it equally among my family and give a portion to charity.

What was your most embarrassing moment?
Not Sure

What music do you like?
Relaxing music.

What sports person do you most admire?
David Healy. Simply because he is a legend of Northern Irish football.

Describe your best ever holiday. What would your dream holiday be?
My recent trip to the United States was my best holiday. Although this was officially not a holiday I thoroughly enjoyed it.

What is your greatest remaining ambition?
My greatest ambition remaining is to become a politician.

If you could spend a day with a celebrity whom would you choose?
Margaret Thatcher simply because she is an iconic figure in British politics.

If you were stranded on a desert island what three things would you want with you?
A decent book, a notebook and pen and a survival pack.


Car- Aston Martin
Film- Braveheart
Comedian- Jimmy Carr
CD- Pendulum: In Silico
Book- The Hobbit


Mel Gibson
Drink- Apple Juice

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