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Carál Ní Chuilín


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Carál Ní Chuilín is Sinn Féin Minister for Culture Arts and Leisure. One of the two Sinn Féin MLAs for North Belfast Carál has represented the party at Belfast City Council and has been Assembly spokesperson on health as social development as well as serving as Sinn Fein chief whip.

Carál is currently leading Sinn Féin's Liofa campaign which promotes the Irish language across the North and as DCAL Minister has been to the fore of some of the major sporting infrastructure projects including for GAA Soccer and Rugby.

North Belfast has some of the North's most deprived wards and Carál is known for her high profile campaigning on the local housing crisis and leisure inequalities.

She first joined the Sinn Féin council team in 2003 and was elected to the Assembly in 2007.  Carál has continued equality campaigns into her role as Minister where she has focused her departmental priorities on inclusion and tackling disadvantage.

Statements (349)

Líofa celebrates first birthday - Sonas Ort a Líofa!5 September, 2012

Sports Minister congratulates Michael The Magnificent on winning second Paralympic Gold4 September, 2012

Clear footage shows that trouble began with loyalist attack on peaceful protest – Carál Ní Chuilín26 August, 2012

Call for MP to condemn law-breaking by loyalist bands25 August, 2012

Speech by Carál Ní Chuilín, MLA, Minister for Culture, Arts and Leisure at the opening of the 25th John Hewitt Summer School23 July, 2012

Irish language and Ulster Scots strategies to be published for consultation.9 July, 2012

Minister launches new Líofa target of 5,000 by 201521 June, 2012

One million more reasons to support the Linen Hall Library20 June, 2012

Minister presents silver fáinne to PSNI Deputy Chief Constable / Bronnann An tAire fáinne airgid ar leas-ardchonstábla SPTÉ20 June, 2012

It’s a perfect 10 for Olympic training camps13 June, 2012

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