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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 (290)

McCartney appeals for a stop to illegal dumping at Springtown Road3 May, 2010

McCartney: Minister Right to examine future of NI Water15 March, 2010

Sinn Féin meets DRD Road service over Temple Road Access9 March, 2010

McCartney welcomes Ford's meeting with Bloody Sunday families. But Durkan also has questions to answer.4 March, 2010

McCartney expresses concern for Derry men on 'Viva Plaestina' convoy6 January, 2010

International aid must be allowed to enter Gaza – Sinn Féin28 December, 2009

Problems faced over Derry /Donegal benefits access “Mind boggling” –Raymond McCartney MLA21 December, 2009

Sinn Féin Foyle MLA Raymond McCartney responds to Peter Robinson1 December, 2009

McCartney contacts FAI President over the future of Derry City FC9 November, 2009

McCartney welcomes new Inquest into Motorman killing27 October, 2009

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