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Mary Lou McDonald TD


Mary Lou McDonald TD

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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 (513)

Hospital chaos a consequence of government policy - McDonald28 November, 2015

Patient safety at risk to due government cuts and underinvestment – McDonald26 November, 2015

Tory policy has no mandate in Ireland – McDonald25 November, 2015

Tánaiste’s housing policy is nothing more than waffle – McDonald19 November, 2015

Huge increase in families facing eviction because of government actions – McDonald12 November, 2015

Right2Change movement a “great opportunity”- McDonald27 October, 2015

Mary Lou McDonald welcomes agreement on Croke Villas development13 October, 2015

Sinn Féin Budget shows families are better off with Sinn Féin - Mary Lou McDonald TD8 October, 2015

Taoiseach unwilling to intervene directly to help Longboat Quay residents - McDonald6 October, 2015

Self-regulation in fire safety leading to more Priory Halls, more families made homeless – McDonald30 September, 2015

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