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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)

Report a damning indictment of Prison Service failures – McCartney5 November, 2015

Inquiries into state role in killings ‘hugely significant’ – McCartney21 October, 2015

McCartney calls on people to attend Palestinian solidarity event13 October, 2015

McCartney condemns Derry hotel bomb10 October, 2015

DUP ministers should stop playing musical chairs and return to work - McCorley6 October, 2015

Unacceptable that families face inquest delays - McCartney5 October, 2015

McCartney welcomes multimillion SIF funding for Derry projects2 October, 2015

McCartney concerned over further inquest delays2 September, 2015

TV and Film production at Shackleton barracks a boost for entire North West20 August, 2015

McCartney concerned over future of Derry engineering jobs12 August, 2015

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