Caitríona Ruane

Politician

1962 –

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Who is Caitríona Ruane?

Caitríona Ruane MLA is a Sinn Féin politician and a member of the Northern Ireland Assembly for South Down.

In the first Executive under First Minister Ian Paisley and deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness she was appointed Minister of Education. She has faced opposition over the scrapping of the Transfer Examination and her subsequent plans for a replacement. She was replaced by John O'Dowd after the 2011 election.

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Born
Jul 19, 1962
Swinford
Profession
Lived in
  • County Mayo

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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