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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 (526)

Legacy inquiries must be fully resourced - Sheehan27 January, 2016

Sheehan condemns Ballymurphy shooting22 January, 2016

MoD responsible for Ballymurphy inquest delays - Sheehan18 January, 2016

Answers needed over obstruction of inquiry into bomb attack on police officer - Sheehan18 December, 2015

Casement Park developments welcomed26 November, 2015

Gun attacks must stop – Sheehan20 November, 2015

Sheehan raises concerns at mistreatment of Colombian political prisoners.18 November, 2015

Palestinian health professionals must be allowed to travel - Sheehan13 November, 2015

Shooting in Westrock Parade wrong15 September, 2015

Technology funding will enhance teaching and learning experience - Sheehan10 September, 2015

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