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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 (953)

McDonald to lead party delegation in meeting with PSNI Chief Constable10 June, 2018

Sinn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald TD speaks on death of Bill Flynn3 June, 2018

“A tireless republican leader, an inspirational friend” - Mary Lou McDonald TD expresses great sadness on the passing of Joe Reilly1 June, 2018

Taoiseach must ensure comprehensive and properly resourced investigation into illegal adoptions scandal – Mary Lou McDonald TD30 May, 2018

Prompt passage of legislation and immediate repeal of Abortion Information Act essential - Mary Lou Mary McDonald TD29 May, 2018

Government must bring forward abortion legislation without delay - McDonald27 May, 2018

Ireland is changing; this is our time – McDonald26 May, 2018

Changing Ireland ‘exemplified by vibrant Yes campaign’ – McDonald25 May, 2018

Show compassion, trust women, allow doctors to act - vote Yes tomorrow – McDonald24 May, 2018

McDonald meets with United Nations Veterans Association24 May, 2018

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