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Máire Devine -Health & Wellbeing

Senator Máire Devine was born in the Liberties and now lives in Rialto with her husband Kevin and their three children. She works locally as a mental health nurse.

Máire has been a member of South Dublin County Council since 2011 and was re-elected last year with almost 3,000 votes - a testimony to her hard work, her dedication and her commitment to challenging austerity.

As a local councillor, she has prioritised suicide prevention and challenging mental health stigma. A member of the Joint Policing Committee, she has worked with the Gardaí to tackle anti-social behaviour.

Máire has been a trade union activist her entire life, serving in different roles, including Branch Secretary, in the Psychiatric Nurses Association.

Máire is committed to tackling the housing crisis and building a fairer tax system that aims to create a more equal society.

Statements (14)

Government must take on board the real and possible solutions to child mental health crisis coming from the Seanad today – Devine29 June, 2017

Most recent SVP report shows that Ireland under Varadkar will be business as usual - Devine14 June, 2017

Closure of half of the youth mental health beds in Cherry Orchard hospital outrageous – Senator Máire Devine26 May, 2017

HIQA inspection into foster care service in Dublin South Central raises serious concerns – Devine19 April, 2017

Government response to Mother and Baby Homes report disgraceful - Senator Máire Devine12 April, 2017

Restoration of pay increments to nurses is a welcome move – Senator Máire Devine13 October, 2016

Minister Donohue must meet nursing unions – Senator Máire Devine28 September, 2016

End pay discrimination for graduate nurses – Devine22 September, 2016

Stay at home parents should be acknowledged and supported – Devine11 August, 2016

Devine welcomes Credit Union small loan scheme26 July, 2016

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