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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)

Sinn Féin MLA's challenge InvestNI to intervene over Gem job losses27 April, 2009

Pól Brennan should be allowed to remain in the US – Sinn Féin16 April, 2009

Sinn Féin motion calls for full implementation of Prison Ombudsman’s recommendations on Maghaberry22 February, 2009

New multiple occupancy schemes needed for Derry – McCartney15 December, 2008

International Day of Persons with Disabilities3 December, 2008

Empey called to Assembly to answer questions on Calcast25 November, 2008

McCartney raises concerns of British political interference in publication of Saville Report.6 November, 2008

Sinn Féin slam Derry shooting30 October, 2008

Action in wake of flooding welcomed19 August, 2008

McCartney welcomes Ministers commitment to Derry/Coleraine line29 January, 2008

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