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Mary Lou McDonald TD


Mary Lou McDonald

Tel: (01) 727 7102

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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 (978)

McDonald Voices Concern at Rise of City Litter Levels11 July, 2018

Taoiseach’s lack of concern for legal text of Irish Brexit Backstop a ‘dangerous absurdity’ – McDonald10 July, 2018

‘Ireland will not be collateral damage in Tory civil war’ - McDonald9 July, 2018

“Two years on from Brexit we get three pages” - Mary Lou McDonald TD7 July, 2018

Cynical Government send worrying message to women impacted by Cervical Check Scandal - Mary Lou McDonald TD7 July, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald TD tells Taoiseach that government must act to get workers back on site at Naomh Fionnbarra GAA Club5 July, 2018

McDonald challenges Taoiseach on media comments4 July, 2018

McDonald welcomes overdue construction on O’Devaney Gardens4 July, 2018

Taoiseach must clarify remarks on Irish media - Mary Lou McDonald TD4 July, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald TD challenges Tánaiste on agonising wait for children with Scoliosis3 July, 2018

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