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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 (996)

Theresa May speech brought us jingoism and wishful thinking but no solutions - Mary Lou McDonald TD3 October, 2018

Good Friday Agreement not a bargaining chip in Tory/DUP deal – Mary Lou McDonald2 October, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald’s Keynote Speech to Mayor of Belfast's Installation Dinner22 September, 2018

“The DUP cannot veto the vote of the people of the north to remain as part of EU” - Mary Lou McDonald22 September, 2018

Theresa May’s statement ‘offers nothing but tired rhetoric’ – McDonald21 September, 2018

Theresa May has no solutions for Brexit and no care for Irish Interests – Mary Lou McDonald TD20 September, 2018

Vital that Scally Report recommendations are implemented - Mary Lou McDonald TD19 September, 2018

Government must recognise the State of Palestine - Mary Lou McDonald TD18 September, 2018

Housing and homelessness crisis gone from disaster to calamity - Mary Lou McDonald TD18 September, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald responds to Police Ombudsman’s report13 September, 2018

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