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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 (310)

Hate crime laws must be fit for purpose - McCartney8 January, 2020

Mc Cartney dismisses Conway claims16 August, 2019

McCartney welcomes decision that killing of Seamus Bradley was unjustified15 August, 2019

DUP need to show leadership and stop pandering to loyalism - McCartney11 August, 2019

McCartney welcomes opening of new stretch of A65 August, 2019

McCartney slams arson attack on Sinn Féin activist29 June, 2019

DUP need to show leadership on controversial British military banners – McCartney21 June, 2019

McCartney condemns Derry security alert24 May, 2019

Laws must be modernised to protect children from sexual exploitation - McCartney16 April, 2019

Ex-British army officer remarks adding to hurt of families - McCartney16 April, 2019

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