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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 (757)

HIQA Chair’s position ‘untenable’ – McDonald19 October, 2017

Fianna Fáil’s support for reversal of discriminatory state pension eligibility criteria late, cynical and self-serving - Mary Lou McDonald TD17 October, 2017

Fianna Fáil exploiting those on lower pensions after previously ignoring them – McDonald13 October, 2017

Minister’s inaction on women’s pensions ‘bonkers and unbelievable’ – McDonald12 October, 2017

McDonald calls on HIQA Executives and Chair to return to PAC next week12 October, 2017

Budget 2018 ‘the ultimate admission of political inertia’ – McDonald11 October, 2017

Mary Lou McDonald TD calls for HIQA Executives to return to PAC with Chairperson to address governance issues relating to nursing home fees8 October, 2017

Delivering A Vision for Change – Sinn Féin6 October, 2017

Childcare costs for parents halved in Sinn Féin Budget 2018 proposals – McDonald3 October, 2017

Sinn Féin Standing Up for Women – Mary Lou McDonald1 October, 2017

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