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Kathryn Reilly

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Kathryn ReillyKathryn Reilly is from Ballyjamesduff, Co Cavan. She has a BA (Hons) in Economics, Politics and Law from Dublin City University and a MEconSc in European Economic and Public Affairs from UCD. In April 2011, she was elected onto the Industrial and Commercial Panel of the Seanad and before that missed out on a seat in the Cavan/Monaghan constituency in the general election having secured 6,539 first preference votes in her first electoral outing.

Kathryn started working for Sinn Féin in 2009 for Sinn Féin Finance and Enterprise Spokesperson Arthur Morgan TD and she was the researcher and author of the report “Creating Jobs in the Agri-Food Sector” published by the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Enterprise, Trade and Employment. Since becoming a Senator, Kathryn has majored on the issue of youth unemployment, publishing a Sinn Féin alternative to the youth unemployment crisis and challenging the Government at every opportunity on investment for creating jobs.

Kathryn is on the Board of Management of Gaelscoil Bhreifne.

Portfolio: EU Affairs, Youth Affairs

Oireachtas Commitees: Joint Oireachtas Committee on EU Affairs

Member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

Constituency Office details/Clinic times:
Sinn Féin Office,
39 College Street,
Cavan
Phone: 049 4373510
Email: sinnfeincavan@hotmail.com

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 1-5pm. Closed Wednesdays

Oireachtas office:
Phone: 01 6183171

Kathryn.reilly@oireachtas.ie

Statements (103)

Implementation of Youth Guarantee Scheme must be reviewed – Reilly24 September, 2014

FOI Bill falls short of Minister's promises - Senator Kathryn Reilly18 September, 2014

Sinn Féin Senators speak during Gaza debate31 July, 2014

Increase in youth unemployment shows that young people are being left behind – Senator Kathryn Reilly30 July, 2014

Government’s austerity has failed young people – Senator Kathryn Reilly22 July, 2014

Sinn Féin Senator Kathryn Reilly calls on Seanad to discuss crisis in Gaza17 July, 2014

Rushed Strategic Banking Corporation Bill could have been much stronger – Senator Kathryn Reilly15 July, 2014

Senator Kathryn Reilly praises efforts of North-South Youth Forum10 July, 2014

Number of young unemployed well too high – Senator Kathryn Reilly2 July, 2014

Housing Bill an attack on the notion of social housing – Senator Kathryn Reilly1 July, 2014