Cathal Ó hOisín

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Cathal Ó hOisín
Cathal Ó hOisín.jpg
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly
for East Londonderry
Assumed office
Preceded by Billy Leonard
Personal details
Born (1963-03-18) 18 March 1963 (age 52) [1]
Dungiven, Northern Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Sinn Féin
Religion Roman Catholicism
Website Cathal Ó hOisín MLA

Cathal Ó hOisín (English: Charles Hession) is an Irish Sinn Féin politician who was elected as an MLA to the Northern Ireland Assembly to represent the East Londonderry constituency in May 2011.[2]

Ó hOisín was educated at Saint Patrick's College, Maghera and Magee College, Derry.[3] He was first elected to Limavady Borough Council at the 2005 local elections for the Benbradagh electoral area.[4] He served as Mayor of Limavady from 2009 to 2010.[5] At the 2010 UK general election, he stood unsuccessfully in East Londonderry, taking second place with 19.3% of the vote.[6]

Northern Ireland Assembly
Preceded by
Billy Leonard
MLA for East Londonderry


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