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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 (243)

VAT increase will be disastrous for small businesses on the border – Munster11 October, 2018

Minister Ross fails his portfolio for a third year running in Budget 2019 – Munster11 October, 2018

Minister looks the other way on Garda resourcing issue - Imelda Munster TD2 October, 2018

Oireachtas scrutiny required for BusConnects plan - Imelda Munster TD19 September, 2018

Government's latest quango will not solve our housing crisis - Imelda Munster TD15 September, 2018

New waste collection charges another example of 'rip off the consumers' Ireland – Imelda Munster TD30 August, 2018

Fianna Fáil up to their necks in hypocrisy on Westminster and oath of allegiance - Imelda Munster TD22 August, 2018

Munster calls for reinstatement of Specific Improvement Grants for road safety1 August, 2018

Minister Ross must prioritise closing of loopholes to improve road safety - Imelda Munster TD30 July, 2018

Residents need to be aware of local impact of BusConnects plan - Imelda Munster TD25 July, 2018

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