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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 (280)

‘SDLP should focus on rights, not Theresa May’s feelings’ - McCartney13 February, 2018

McCartney calls for provocative Para flags to be taken down immediately30 January, 2018

Families have received neither truth nor justice - McCartney29 January, 2018

New Derry cumainn named after McGuinness, Pearse and Starrs – McCartney26 January, 2018

Sinn Féin meets PSNI over Derry shootings15 November, 2017

Sinn Féin repeat call for end to Maghaberry strip searches24 October, 2017

McCartney condemns Derry security alert1 September, 2017

McCartney brands Campbell's comments as crass, offensive and lacking in respect2 August, 2017

McCartney condemns gun attack on Derry home31 July, 2017

McCartney condemns sectarian graffiti31 July, 2017

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