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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)

Uniting Ireland Conference postponed as mark of respect following Buncrana drowning tragedy21 March, 2016

McCartney expresses sympathy to family of prison officer15 March, 2016

McCartney calls for release of Tony Taylor11 March, 2016

McCartney calls on PPS to review Daniel Hegarty decision8 March, 2016

More improvements at Maghaberry prison needed - McCartney24 February, 2016

British government denial of truth to Arkinson family unacceptable - McCartney15 February, 2016

Ministerial sub group delivering for the North West – McCartney1 February, 2016

McCartney condemns City Cemetery security alert27 January, 2016

PSNI should apologise in person to Hampson family – Raymond McCartney26 January, 2016

Elliot's comments an insult to Bloody Sunday families - McCartney17 December, 2015

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