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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: 60 Amiens Street, Dublin 1. Tel: 01 7277101. 58 Fassaugh Avenue, Cabra, Dublin 7. Tel: 01 8683934. Email: [email protected] Please contact constituency office for clinic times.

Statements (702)

Varadkar's comments are an attack on the democratic process24 May, 2017

Moore St Battlefield site must be preserved – McDonald23 May, 2017

Intervention needed to stop closure of beds at children’s mental health unit - Mary Lou McDonald TD23 May, 2017

Sinn Féin are standing up for Post Offices – McDonald19 May, 2017

Sinn Féin secures EU assurances on protection of the Good Friday Agreement in Brexit negotiations16 May, 2017

McDonald speaks at London Convention on Brexit13 May, 2017

McDonald to attend major Brexit conference in London12 May, 2017

Government’s handling on Garda scandals is a scandal in itself – McDonald11 May, 2017

Tree of Hope planted in Leinster House10 May, 2017

McDonald to host ‘Save our Post Office’ public meeting in East Wall10 May, 2017

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