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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 (286)

Muslim community deserves protection17 November, 2015

History made as majority of Assembly backs marriage equality - Ruane2 November, 2015

Sinn Féin will continue to campaign for marriage equality - Ruane23 October, 2015

Historic day on Marriage Equality in the Seanad leaves north lagging behind - Ruane22 October, 2015

Marriage equality should be extended across Ireland - Ruane13 October, 2015

Ruane extends sympathies after murder of Garda12 October, 2015

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