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Imelda Munster TD

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Imelda Munster is married to Niall and is the mother of two teenage girls and lives in Melifont Park, Drogheda. Imelda was elected to Louth County Council representing the Drogheda East area in 2004 and was re-elected in 2009 to both Drogheda Borough Council and Louth County Council. At this stage Imelda left her job to become a full time public representative and in May 2014 Imelda topped the poll in Co Louth with  2,317 and is now the longest serving female councillor on the Council.

A member of Sinn Féin for over 28 years, Imelda is a committed and tireless worker for the people of Louth and has a reputation for sticking with an issue until it is completed to her satisfaction.  Diligent in her decision making working hard to ensure all matters are taken into consideration at meetings, never afraid to tackle issues in the Council or the media whether it is hospital closure, road safety or lack of resources in the town, she has aggressively pursued unscrupulous developers and worked for better planning enforcement in Co Louth. Imelda believes water is a basic human right and is opposed to the introduction of domestic water charges.

A passionate advocate for social justice and equality, campaigning against government cuts to local services and unfair home taxes, believing that Sinn Féin’s economic and social policies of ‘putting people first’ is the solution for many families in Louth who are struggling because of the government policies of austerity and cutbacks.

A committed trade unionist, Imelda is an active party member, Secretary of the Cottage Hospital Action Group and is currently the chair of Co Louth’s Housing Strategic Policy Committee.

Statements (236)

Government half-baked stop-gap measures adding to rental crisis - Imelda Munster TD22 March, 2018

Imelda Munster TD calls for Minister Ross to take responsibility for rural transport21 March, 2018

Luas service continues to cause traffic chaos and misery for commuters - Imelda Munster TD16 March, 2018

Continued privatisation of bus routes could be costly for communities and transport workers – Imelda Munster TD16 March, 2018

Removal of bottle banks and new green bin charges only going to compound illegal dumping - Imelda Munster TD15 March, 2018

Tax-payers money funding elitism via Sports Capital programme - Imelda Munster TD14 March, 2018

Two-tier approach to safety of St John of God workers not good enough – Imelda Munster TD7 March, 2018

16,000 CIÉ pensions at risk due to underfunding of pension schemes – Munster7 March, 2018

Two-tier approach to safety of St John of God workers not good enough – Munster7 March, 2018

Concerns over 537 elderly patients left waiting over 24 hours in A&E - Imelda Munster TD5 March, 2018

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