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Caitríona Ruane


Caitríona Ruane

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 41754283

Caitríona Ruane, a native of Mayo, has been an assembly representative for south Down since 2003. Caitríona was appointed Minister for Education in 2007 where she led the badly needed reform of the education system.

She worked in Central America  (El Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala and Honduras) from 1983-87 as an international aid worker. Upon her return to Ireland she worked with Trócaire, before founding a human rights Centre in West Belfast.

Caitríona was an international observer which saw Nelson Mandela elected President of South Africa. She was the director of Féile an Phobail, a founder of St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Belfast. She chaired the Bring Them Home Campaign. In 2000 President Mary McAleese presented Caitríona with the Aisling Person of the Year Award. She is now the Sinn Féin Chief whip and a member of the Policing Board.

Stormont contact details:
Room 37, Parliament Buildings
BelfastBT4 3XX

Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 90521146

Statements (280)

Ruane says anti-refugee rally shameful27 September, 2015

Removal of PSNI pull push test welcomed25 September, 2015

Refugees can’t be left in limbo22 September, 2015

Strategy to protect Irish bees welcomed - Ruane17 September, 2015

Shock at news of further road deaths in South Down15 September, 2015

Ruane welcomes business committee decision not to extend recess1 September, 2015

Communities in shock after road deaths - Ruane24 August, 2015

Sinn Féin committed to marriage equality20 August, 2015

Ruane to address Belfast Pride 'March to Equality' event.28 July, 2015

UN recommendation of Stop and Search recording mechanism needs implemented27 July, 2015