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Mary Lou McDonald - Deputy Party Leader, shadowing An Tánaiste and all-Ireland Spokesperson on Mental Health & Suicide Prevention

Mary Lou McDonald is your TD for Dublin Central, Vice President of Sinn Féin and the party’s spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform. She was MEP for Dublin from 2004 until 2009 and during her time in the European Parliament; Mary Lou was a prominent member of the Employment/Social Affairs and Civil Liberties Committees.

More recently, she has been to the fore in challenging the Fine Gael/Labour government on the excessive pay and pensions paid out across the top of the public sector. Her role on the Public Accounts Committee has seen her take on vested interests across the political spectrum ensuring real accountability for citizens. Her work on behalf of the survivors of the Magdalene Laundries and Bethany Home has been well recorded.

Educated in Trinity College Dublin, the University of Limerick and Dublin City University she studied English Literature, European Integration Studies and Human Resource Management. Mary Lou and her husband Martin live locally and they have two young children. She has built a strong reputation for hard work through her local constituency offices and her involvement in local campaigns.

Portfolio: Deputy Leader, Public Expenditure and Reform

Oireachtas Committees: Public Accounts Committee, Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform Committee

Constituency Office details/Clinic times:
15 North Strand Rd, Five Lamps. Dublin 1.
Tel: 01 7277102

58 Fassaugh Avenue, Cabra, Dublin 7.
Tel: 01 8683934

Email: [email protected]

Please contact constituency office for clinic times.

Statements (775)

SAVI II Report must address substantial shortfalls in state agencies ability to collect gender based violence data – McDonald10 December, 2017

Time now for Government to deliver on commitment to recognise Palestine – Mary Lou McDonald TD7 December, 2017

Taoiseach and Tánaiste must defend the north’s remain vote at next week’s European Council – McDonald7 December, 2017

Ten-year term limit for Worker Directors of port companies must be removed – McDonald6 December, 2017

Brexit negotiations ‘absolutely critical for the future of the island of Ireland’ – McDonald4 December, 2017

Taoiseach must be prepared to use Brexit veto to defend Ireland's national interests – McDonald30 November, 2017

Taoiseach has spectacularly failed his first real test of leadership – McDonald28 November, 2017

Government must act on Ombudsman Magdalen Report Recommendations - Mary Lou McDonald TD23 November, 2017

Sinn Féin Deputy Leader tells Tánaiste it’s time to go23 November, 2017

Taoiseach’s defence of Tánaiste ‘not credible or acceptable’ – McDonald22 November, 2017

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