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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
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Constituency Office: [email protected]
Dáil Office: [email protected]

Statements (964)

Mary Lou McDonald TD welcomes British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference announcement28 June, 2018

Incoming Garda Commissioner must address "deep-seated concerns" of Collusion victims - Mary Lou McDonald TD27 June, 2018

Pay equality for staff key to tackling recruitment and retention within the HSE – Mary Lou McDonald TD26 June, 2018

Sinn Féin is ‘up for a deal’ – McDonald25 June, 2018

Brexiteer bullies will not bully Ireland - Mary Lou McDonald delivers main address at Bodenstown Wolfetone Commemoration23 June, 2018

McDonald to Juncker: Tories cannot be allowed to pressurise Ireland into accepting a calamitous Brexit deal21 June, 2018

British government's toxic pact with DUP preventing return of power-sharing - McDonald20 June, 2018

There must be accountability for damning failures at Tusla – Mary Lou McDonald TD19 June, 2018

Full text of Mary Lou McDonald's address to Ard Fheis 201816 June, 2018

Sinn Féin leadership meets with Prince Charles14 June, 2018

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