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Kathleen Funchion - Spokesperson on Education & Skills

Kathleen Funchion is your Sinn Féin TD for Carlow and Kilkenny. She is 33 years old and has 2 young sons. Kathleen was elected to Kilkenny Borough Council in 2009; she was the first Sinn Féin representative to be elected in Kilkenny since 1923.

Having obtained a first class honours degree in sociology and a post graduate qualification in employment law, Kathleen, who comes from a trade union background, works with SIPTU as a workers rights advocate.

Over the past number of years Kathleen has been active working with individuals, families and residents associations on various issues. She has seen first-hand the devastating impact that the budget cuts have had on families and believes it is important for ordinary working people to have their voice and interests represented at national government level. This is why Kathleen became active in Sinn Féin and why she is standing for election. Kathleen believes that the people of Carlow and Kilkenny deserve a brighter future.

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Statements (146)

Faceless mental health services failing children - Kathleen Funchion TD2 May, 2018

Kathleen Funchion TD calls for meeting with Minister to discuss lack of ASD Unit spaces30 April, 2018

Kathleen Funchion TD welcomes announcement of no student loans27 April, 2018

Kathleen Funchion TD demands nurses and midwives should have the respect, pay and working conditions they deserve25 April, 2018

Parents and schools struggling to cover the cost of education - Kathleen Funchion TD23 April, 2018

Sinn Féin support for Sex Education Bill19 April, 2018

New school announcements welcomed, but delay in upgrades ‘worrying’ – Funchion13 April, 2018

Pay inequity for teachers cannot continue – Kathleen Funchion TD5 April, 2018

Funchion welcomes relationship and sex education curriculum review3 April, 2018

Sinn Féin launch policy proposals for working conditions of early years education and care sector29 March, 2018

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