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Lynn Boylan MEP


Lynn Boylan

In May 2014 Lynn Boylan was the first of four Sinn Féin MEPs elected to the European Parliament making the party the largest Irish group in Europe. Representing the constituency of Dublin she topped the poll with over 83,000 first preference votes. 

Lynn is a member of the Sinn Féin Ard Comhairle and has been an active Sinn Féin member of the party for eight years.  She contested the 2007 general election and the 2009 local election in South Kerry.  In 2009 she returned to Dublin.

Lynn has worked in Ballymun as a community programme coordinator with an environmental NGO. This work allowed her to combine her skills as an ecologist with her commitment to community activism.

In 2010 Lynn was appointed chairperson of the Safefood Advisory Board after serving four years on the board.

Safefood, one of the Good Friday Agreement All Ireland bodies, promotes greater cooperation in the areas of nutrition and food safety.

Lynn has a real interest in EU Policy and politics, particularly in the areas of employment, public transport, environment and food regulation.

Statements (589)

Lynn Boylan MEP receives unanimous endorsement to contest the EU election for Dublin11 February, 2019

Another damning report on lack of transparency in the EU - Lynn Boylan MEP6 February, 2019

EU must facilitate dialogue between Catalonia and Spain - Lynn Boylan MEP29 January, 2019

Enough Fine Gael PR spin on plastics- Lynn Boylan MEP28 January, 2019

Final text of Single Use Plastic Negotiations shows power of industry lobby - Lynn Boylan MEP19 December, 2018

Cooking Books on Climate Change Not an Option - Lynn Boylan MEP15 December, 2018

Boylan to attend launch of Lyme Resource Centre in Dublin26 November, 2018

Lynn Boylan MEP calls on Irish Government to protect its people from Lyme disease15 November, 2018

The Irish Arms policy is accommodating authoritarian regimes - Lynn Boylan MEP14 November, 2018

Did Fine Gael press the EU to remove nationally binding renewable energy targets? - Lynn Boylan MEP13 November, 2018



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