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Raymond McCartney

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Raymond is married to Rose and they have a son, Conchúr.

A former political prisoner and Hunger Striker Raymond has been centrally involved in the formulation of Sinn Féin’s political programme for over twenty years.

First elected to the Assembly in 2004, Raymond has now served three terms at the Assembly.

He is Deputy Chairperson of the Justice Committee and Sinn Féin Assembly Group Leader.

Raymond has a keen interest in sport, and has worked closely with Derry City Football Club on the proposed regeneration of the Brandywell Stadium.

He is also an Irish language activist and advocate of the Irish medium education sector.

Raymond is also chairperson of Coiste na n-Iar Chimí, the umbrella group for organisations who work with political ex-prisoners and their families.

Statements (295)

‘Bloody Sunday was a massacre of innocents’ - McCartney11 December, 2018

Sinn Féin welcome ‘belated’ release of Tony Taylor27 November, 2018

‘Review must mark beginning of justice reform’ - McCartney20 November, 2018

‘Lessons must be learned from SIF scheme’ - McCartney8 November, 2018

McCartney expresses sympathy at Magilligan prison death21 October, 2018

Sinn Féin responds to Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery consultation17 October, 2018

Sinn Féin response to consultation on Unduly Lenient Sentences2 October, 2018

‘Timeframe for Tony Taylor parole hearing must be met’ - McCartney12 September, 2018

McCartney expresses sympathy following prisoner death30 August, 2018

We must reflect on and learn from past - McCartney23 August, 2018

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