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Mary Lou McDonald - Deputy Party Leader, shadowing An Tánaiste and all-Ireland Spokesperson on Mental Health & Suicide Prevention

Mary Lou McDonald is your TD for Dublin Central, Vice President of Sinn Féin and the party’s spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform. She was MEP for Dublin from 2004 until 2009 and during her time in the European Parliament; Mary Lou was a prominent member of the Employment/Social Affairs and Civil Liberties Committees.

More recently, she has been to the fore in challenging the Fine Gael/Labour government on the excessive pay and pensions paid out across the top of the public sector. Her role on the Public Accounts Committee has seen her take on vested interests across the political spectrum ensuring real accountability for citizens. Her work on behalf of the survivors of the Magdalene Laundries and Bethany Home has been well recorded.

Educated in Trinity College Dublin, the University of Limerick and Dublin City University she studied English Literature, European Integration Studies and Human Resource Management. Mary Lou and her husband Martin live locally and they have two young children. She has built a strong reputation for hard work through her local constituency offices and her involvement in local campaigns.

Portfolio: Deputy Leader, Public Expenditure and Reform

Oireachtas Committees: Public Accounts Committee, Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform Committee

Constituency Office details/Clinic times:
15 North Strand Rd, Five Lamps. Dublin 1.
Tel: 01 7277102

58 Fassaugh Avenue, Cabra, Dublin 7.
Tel: 01 8683934

Email: [email protected]

Please contact constituency office for clinic times.

Statements (796)

Justice Minister must publish Magdalene Laundries Committee’s terms of reference13 July, 2011

McDonald holds HSE boss to account as he confirms A&E closure in Mallow7 July, 2011

Health Minister creates new uncertainty around future of children’s hospital7 July, 2011

TLAC appointees must now be allowed bring new blood into public service - McDonald6 July, 2011

Government still refusing to publish Cahill Report6 July, 2011

200,000 people waiting on outpatient hospital appointments - McDonald5 July, 2011

McDonald calls on Government to publish Magdalene Laundries committee terms of Reference5 July, 2011

Sinn Féin supports Bethany Home Survivors demand for inclusion in Magdalene Laundries investigation4 July, 2011

McDonald calls on Rabbitte to publish the Cahill/Frontier Economics Report on ESB30 June, 2011

Sinn Féin calls on Minister Howlin to set up Action Group to tackle semi state executive pay and bonuses28 June, 2011

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