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Pat Buckley TD

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Pat Buckley - Junior Spokesperson on Mental Health & Suicide Prevention

Councillor Pat Buckley is your Sinn Féin TD for Cork East.  Married with two teenage children, Pat works tirelessly for the people of East Cork. 

Pat is PRO for the Let’s Get Together Foundation, a non-profit suicide prevention group whose work has seen a dramatic fall in the suicide rate in East Cork over the last ten years. 

He understands the problems facing people locally from small businesses to farmers, to the anguish of parents watching their children emigrate and young families’ struggling with debt and unemployment. 

Pat will work to deliver a fair recovery.

Statements (84)

€600 million budget hole stopping investment in Mental Health - Pat Buckley TD2 October, 2018

Pat Buckley TD calls for major investment in suicide prevention and wellness training10 September, 2018

Denial of water to mental health patients ‘inhumane and deeply concerning’ – Pat Buckley TD24 August, 2018

Closure of referrals to Cork CAMHS is 'shocking indictment of system' - Pat Buckley TD23 August, 2018

Commission report outlines governments neglect of Mental Health - Pat Buckley TD25 July, 2018

15% increase in CAMHS waiting lists putting young at grave risk - Pat Buckley TD27 June, 2018

Varadkar's first year oversaw more chaos and crisis in mental health services - Pat Buckley TD14 June, 2018

Sinn Féin publish Suicide Prevention & Training Bill – Pat Buckley TD6 June, 2018

Buckley calls for restoration of vision screening for school children17 May, 2018

Buckley welcomes move to resolve constitutional issue for mental health patients16 May, 2018

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