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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
Stormont
BelfastBT4 3XX

Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 90521146

Statements (272)

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

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

Ruane speaks at Women in Leadership seminar6 July, 2015

Human trafficking raised at Inter Parliamentary Association meeting29 June, 2015

Shock at slaughter in Sousse29 June, 2015

Ruane welcomes decision on marriage equality legal bid26 June, 2015

Ruane backs legal challenge to equal marriage ban25 June, 2015

European Conference on Politics and Gender a success18 June, 2015

Ruane hears concerns ahead of Criminal Justice Bill debate2 June, 2015

Success of Irish Open needs to be built upon29 May, 2015

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