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Máire Devine -Health & Wellbeing

Senator Máire Devine was born in the Liberties and now lives in Rialto with her husband Kevin and their three children. She works locally as a mental health nurse.

Máire has been a member of South Dublin County Council since 2011 and was re-elected last year with almost 3,000 votes - a testimony to her hard work, her dedication and her commitment to challenging austerity.

As a local councillor, she has prioritised suicide prevention and challenging mental health stigma. A member of the Joint Policing Committee, she has worked with the Gardaí to tackle anti-social behaviour.

Máire has been a trade union activist her entire life, serving in different roles, including Branch Secretary, in the Psychiatric Nurses Association.

Máire is committed to tackling the housing crisis and building a fairer tax system that aims to create a more equal society.

Statements (22)

Senator Máire Devine welcomes Youth Mental Health recommendations on consent issues12 December, 2017

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael collude to prevent Taoiseach from being held to account - Senator Máire Devine29 November, 2017

Senator Devine welcomes passing of committee stage of Public Health (Alcohol) Bill, but hopes issues raised will be addressed without delay in report stage9 November, 2017

Lack of financial accountability for CAMHS deeply concerning - Senator Máire Devine1 November, 2017

‘Healthy Ireland’ survey ‘has stark omission of mental health’ – Devine31 October, 2017

Government Budget lacks the political will to invest in mental health services - Senator Máire Devine11 October, 2017

Delivering A Vision for Change – Sinn Féin6 October, 2017

Senator Devine congratulates Lynn Boylan on gambling conference15 September, 2017

Government must take on board the real and possible solutions to child mental health crisis coming from the Seanad today – Devine29 June, 2017

Most recent SVP report shows that Ireland under Varadkar will be business as usual - Devine14 June, 2017

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