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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 (309)

McCartney expresses condolences after road death23 December, 2016

McCartney welcomes admission that Manus Deery was innocent21 November, 2016

McCartney and MacLochlainn call on Irish government to push for London air link19 September, 2016

McCartney expresses sympathy following railway line death6 September, 2016

McCartney condemns bonfire disturbances and security alert16 August, 2016

McCartney condemns racist attack7 July, 2016

McCartney seeking urgent meeting with Seagate31 May, 2016

McCartney welcomes Derry AXA jobs announcement9 May, 2016

British government cannot be allowed to have veto over disclosure - McCartney23 April, 2016

Increased political strength key to delivering new republic - McCartney27 March, 2016

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