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Mary Lou McDonald

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MARY LOU is Leader of Sinn Féin and Teachta Dála for the Dublin Central constituency. Mary Lou is married to Martin and they have two young children, Iseult and Gerard. She is proud to represent the people of Dublin Central where she has a reputation for hard work and championing the needs of her constituency both locally and nationally.

Prior to becoming Leader of Sinn Féin in February 2018 Mary Lou was Deputy Leader of the party. Following her election to the Dáil in 2011 Mary Lou was Sinn Féin’s Spokesperson for Public Expenditure and Reform and on her re-election in 2016 Sinn Féin’s All-Ireland Spokesperson for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention. She was a prominent member of the Public Accounts Committee between 2011 and 2017 holding Ministers and senior civil servants to account. She has also served on the Joint Oireachtas Committees for Public Expenditure and Reform and the Future of Mental Health.

She was an MEP for Dublin from 2004 to 2009 and during her time in the European Parliament Mary Lou was a prominent member of the Employment and Social Affairs committee and Civil Liberties committee.

Educated in Trinity College, Dublin, the University of Limerick and Dublin City University she studied English Literature, European Integration Studies and Human Resource Management. She previously worked as a consultant for the Irish Productivity Centre, a researcher for the Institute of European Affairs and a trainer in the trade union sponsored Partnership Unit of the Educational and Training Services Trust.

Mary Lou’s Contact Details:

Telephone: (01) 727 7102
Send Mary Lou an Email:
Constituency Office: [email protected]
Dáil Office: [email protected]

Statements (892)

‘British prevarication and delay must stop’ – McDonald30 April, 2018

Minister Harris must ensure full accountability regarding Cervical Cancer scandal – McDonald29 April, 2018

National Maternity Hospital ‘must be free from religious influence’ – McDonald29 April, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald expresses condolences to the families of the victims of the cervical cancer scandal28 April, 2018

Minster must act to reassure women and release all the information on the Cervical Smear Scandal – McDonald27 April, 2018

Time for care and compassion to prevail – McDonald26 April, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald urges public to have their say on MetroLink25 April, 2018

Taoiseach must support victims call for a Commission of investigation into Galway foster home rape cases– Mary Lou McDonald TD25 April, 2018

Sinn Féin to back Ian Marshall in Seanad by-election – McDonald24 April, 2018

McDonald raises Galway foster home rape case in the Dáil and calls on Taoiseach to back introduction of sentencing guidelines24 April, 2018

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