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Cathal  Ó hOisín was Sinn Féin MLA for East Derry from 2011-2016. He previously was a Councillor in Limavady Borough Council where he was party group leader and also Mayor in 2009/2010.

He was educated at St Patrick’s College, Maghera and Magee and is a Gaeilgeoir, with an abiding interest in Irish Medium Education.  His other interests include the environment and matters surrounding disability issues.

Outside of political life he has been the long serving Secretary and current vice-chair of the Kevin Lynch Hurling Club , and strong advocate of cultural, disabled and other sporting causes, and is particularly strong on health issues affecting the East Derry Constituency.

Statements (158)

Bellerena upgrade welcomed - Ó hOisín22 March, 2016

Ó hOisín welcomes increased investment for Rossmar School14 March, 2016

A6 dualling announcement a major step forward - Ó hOisín24 February, 2016

Vote to rename centre an attempt to eradicate Irish - Ó hOisín11 February, 2016

Ó hOisín welcomes progress on Dungiven bypass1 February, 2016

Ó hOisín welcomes go-ahead for new Dungiven sports centre26 January, 2016

Dungiven leisure centre campaigners meet Martin McGuinness13 January, 2016

Council decision to turn down £2.5m sports funding beggars belief – Ó hOisín7 January, 2016

Ó hOisín welcomes £258 million funding for A6 upgrade17 December, 2015

Hutchinson Group job announcement welcomed – Ó hOisín16 December, 2015

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