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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)

‘Every effort must be made to reopen Altnagelvin beds’ – McCartney27 July, 2017

McCartney welcomes Finucane court decision26 July, 2017

Sinn Féin call for youth justice reform - McCartney6 July, 2017

Hourly rail service provides greater convenience for passengers - McCartney30 June, 2017

McCartney opposed to attempts to privatise fire service7 June, 2017

DUP and SDLP demonising voters - McCartney16 May, 2017

McCartney welcomes Deery ruling10 April, 2017

McCartney pays tribute to Derry City captain Ryan McBride20 March, 2017

Sinn Féin working to secure regular bus service between Derry and Dublin - McCartney28 February, 2017

Altnagelvin cancer centre a boost for all-Ireland healthcare - McCartney13 February, 2017

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