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Mary Lou McDonald TD


Mary Lou McDonald

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MARY LOU is Leader of Sinn Féin and Teachta Dála for the Dublin Central constituency. Mary Lou is married to Martin and they have two young children, Iseult and Gerard. She is proud to represent the people of Dublin Central where she has a reputation for hard work and championing the needs of her constituency both locally and nationally.

Prior to becoming Leader of Sinn Féin in February 2018 Mary Lou was Deputy Leader of the party. Following her election to the Dáil in 2011 Mary Lou was Sinn Féin’s Spokesperson for Public Expenditure and Reform and on her re-election in 2016 Sinn Féin’s All-Ireland Spokesperson for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention. She was a prominent member of the Public Accounts Committee between 2011 and 2017 holding Ministers and senior civil servants to account. She has also served on the Joint Oireachtas Committees for Public Expenditure and Reform and the Future of Mental Health.

She was an MEP for Dublin from 2004 to 2009 and during her time in the European Parliament Mary Lou was a prominent member of the Employment and Social Affairs committee and Civil Liberties committee.

Educated in Trinity College, Dublin, the University of Limerick and Dublin City University she studied English Literature, European Integration Studies and Human Resource Management. She previously worked as a consultant for the Irish Productivity Centre, a researcher for the Institute of European Affairs and a trainer in the trade union sponsored Partnership Unit of the Educational and Training Services Trust.

Mary Lou’s Contact Details:

Telephone: (01) 727 7102
Send Mary Lou an Email:
Constituency Office: [email protected]
Dáil Office: [email protected]

Statements (964)

Presidential election will be about the next seven years and a national conversation about the future of our country – McDonald14 July, 2018

McDonald comments on Derry violence13 July, 2018

Intergovernmental conference an opportunity to end the denial of rights at the heart of the political impasse in the North – McDonald12 July, 2018

Brexit Negotiations’ time to move from aspiration to agreement’ – McDonald12 July, 2018

McDonald hosts Bohemians FC briefing11 July, 2018

McDonald ‘appalled’ as Taoiseach confirms cut-off date for expenses payments to victims of Cervical Check Scandal11 July, 2018

McDonald Voices Concern at Rise of City Litter Levels11 July, 2018

Taoiseach’s lack of concern for legal text of Irish Brexit Backstop a ‘dangerous absurdity’ – McDonald10 July, 2018

‘Ireland will not be collateral damage in Tory civil war’ - McDonald9 July, 2018

“Two years on from Brexit we get three pages” - Mary Lou McDonald TD7 July, 2018

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