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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 (940)

British government’s ‘do-nothing’ plan is unacceptable – McDonald19 May, 2018

Vote yes to support women facing fatal foetal abnormalities - Mary Lou McDonald TD17 May, 2018

Recognition of the Palestinian state ‘an essential display of solidarity’ – McDonald14 May, 2018

‘DUP betraying the public over Brexit’ - McDonald14 May, 2018

Varadkar got it wrong in 2016; now Sinn Féin Dáil motion seeks mandatory open disclosure in the HSE12 May, 2018

British government must stop stalling and implement the agreements in the North – McDonald11 May, 2018

McDonald welcomes O’Brien resignation10 May, 2018

Sinn Féin expects motion of no confidence to pass through Dail next week - Mary Lou McDonald TD10 May, 2018

Taoiseach must sack Tony O’Brien to start the process of accountability in the HSE – Mary Lou McDonald TD9 May, 2018

Sinn Féin to table motion of no confidence in Tony O’Brien – Mary Lou McDonald TD8 May, 2018

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