East Derry - Cathal Ó hOisín
Cathal Ó hOisín was first elected to Limavady Borough Council in 2005, since then he has served as Sinn Fein group leader and also as Mayor of the Borough. In the Assembly Election 2011 he secured 2369 first preference votes.
In 2010 he was the Sinn Fein East Derry candidate for the Westminster election. His particular interests are in Environmental, Cultural and Health issues.
He also serves on the Tourism Partnerships in the region and has worked to develop the vast natural resources in the constituency including Benone beach and Magilligan Strand.
His campaigns have included the Dungiven Bypass and the Shackleton army base regeneration.
Cathal is involved in various community development initiatives including the promotion of Irish culture and language. He is committed to serving all members of the community and endeavours to strengthen the delivery of local democracy.