Carál Ní Chuilín
Carál Ní Chuilin was first elected as an MLA in 2007, and has a strong track record representing the citizens of North Belfast. A former political prisoner, Carál is a relentless campaigner for her constituents.
As Minister for Culture, Arts and Leisure, Carál initiated major sporting infrastructure investment across the North, including GAA, soccer and rugby.
In 2020 as acting Department for Communities Minister, Carál was privileged to launch the most radical reform of public housing in 50 years.
Currently a member of the Assembly Health Committee, Carál is a formidable champion for equality in health, housing and regeneration.
Carál is passionate about delivering jobs and investment in North Belfast, the promotion of the Irish language and the achievement of Irish unity. She has also been a strong supporter of marriage equality, LGBT rights, and women’s and workers’ rights.
Latest news from Carál
No child should be at risk while in care- Ní Chuilín
Sinn Féin MLA Carál Ní Chuilín has said it is unacceptable that any child should be at risk while in care. The North Belfast MLA said: ''I was shocked to hear of the failures at a care facility which put vulnerable children with mental health problems at risk. ...
Disabled people being failed by DUP antics – Ní Chuilín
Sinn Féin MLA Carál Ní Chuilín has expressed frustration that supports for people with disability are being impacted by the DUP walking from the Executive and blocking a three-year budget. Speaking after the Disability Parliament and Health Committee met with...
Ní Chuilín welcomes easing of care home revisiting restrictions
Sinn Fein MLA Carál Ní Chuilín has welcomed the easing of some visiting restrictions on care homes and overnight stays. The party’s spokesperson for Social Care said: “I welcome the easing of restrictions on numbers of people visiting care homes, the...