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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 (15)

Senator Devine congratulates Lynn Boylan on gambling conference15 September, 2017

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

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