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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 (252)

Westgate Vision announcement welcome, but clarity needed on funding allocation - Imelda Munster TD29 November, 2018

Transport Minister finally intends to commence rickshaw regulation legislation, two years on from passing of Sinn Féin amendment - Imelda Munster TD28 November, 2018

Additional temporary Gardaí for Drogheda welcome, but temporary measures are not the solution - Imelda Munster TD23 November, 2018

Elderly in private nursing homes paying twice as government reneges on commitment to provide public beds – Imelda Munster TD22 November, 2018

Extra Garda resources needed in Drogheda as people are living in fear, and mothers pleading for help – Munster13 November, 2018

Imelda Munster welcomes Minister enacting rickshaw regulation legislation - albeit two years late7 November, 2018

Minister Ross needs to ‘cool his jets’ and focus on what Dublin Airport actually needs – Imelda Munster TD23 October, 2018

Fianna Fáil and government refuse to back Sinn Féin bill regulating scramblers and quad bikes on green areas18 October, 2018

Revised plan needed for College Green Plaza - Imelda Munster TD17 October, 2018

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

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