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Carál Ní Chuilín


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Carál Ní Chuilín is Sinn Féin Minister for Culture Arts and Leisure. One of the two Sinn Féin MLAs for North Belfast Carál has represented the party at Belfast City Council and has been Assembly spokesperson on health as social development as well as serving as Sinn Fein chief whip.

Carál is currently leading Sinn Féin's Liofa campaign which promotes the Irish language across the North and as DCAL Minister has been to the fore of some of the major sporting infrastructure projects including for GAA Soccer and Rugby.

North Belfast has some of the North's most deprived wards and Carál is known for her high profile campaigning on the local housing crisis and leisure inequalities.

She first joined the Sinn Féin council team in 2003 and was elected to the Assembly in 2007.  Carál has continued equality campaigns into her role as Minister where she has focused her departmental priorities on inclusion and tackling disadvantage.

Statements (394)

‘Litany of incompetence hitting North Belfast voters’ - Ní Chuilín17 May, 2019

'School surveillance claims must be rigorously investigated' - Ní Chuilín5 April, 2019

Ní Chuilín ‘concerned’ as another strike begins at North Belfast school2 April, 2019

‘Social Housing inequality must be challenged’ - Ní Chuilín28 March, 2019

Ní Chuilín welcomes new protections for HMO tenants25 March, 2019

‘Supporting People programme must be protected’ — Ní Chuilín5 March, 2019

Ní Chuilín seeks assurances after collapse of housing maintenance contracts28 January, 2019

Ní Chuilín concerned at death of homeless man18 January, 2019

Rise in number sleeping on streets extremely worrying - Ní Chuilín10 December, 2018

‘Denial of rights a matter of disgrace’ - Ní Chuilín10 December, 2018

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