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Pat Sheehan

Pat Sheehan, a 52-year-old Gaeilgeoir and former Hungerstriker gained a degree in Philosophy and Politics with First Class Honours while imprisoned. 

Pat Sheehan, a 52-year-old Gaeilgeoir and former Hungerstriker gained a degree in Philosophy and Politics with First Class Honours while imprisoned. 

Upon his release from prison in 1998 he became active in Sinn Féin. Pat is a member of St Galls GAC – and has played football for Antrim and win an Ulster school championship title and has Club championship medals in football and hurling. 

Pat also worked for the republican ex-prisoners organisation, Coiste na n-Iarchími as Legacy Coordinator.

Pat was co-opted to the Assembly to replace Party President Gerry Adams and re-elected in 2011.

Pat is a member of the Policing Board and sits on the Assembly's Culture, Arts and Leisure Committee.

Statements (510)

British government in the dock on legacy issues - Sheehan12 March, 2015

British government block grant reductions now being felt in education - Sheehan5 March, 2015

Sheehan condemns west Belfast shooting18 February, 2015

Laverty verdict further highlights need for Ballymurphy Massacre inquiry - Sheehan10 February, 2015

PSNI must cooperate with inquests - Sheehan19 January, 2015

PSNI must provide evidence to Brown inquest9 January, 2015

New PSNI legacy unit will not have public confidence - Sheehan4 December, 2014

Not the job of PSNI to protect RUC legacy at inquests30 November, 2014

Caterpillar jobs losses blow for families - Sheehan28 November, 2014

Sheehan welcomes Jordan inquest ruling17 November, 2014

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