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Rose Conway-Walsh - Seanad Group Leader and Rural Ireland

Senator Rose Conway-Walsh was first elected to Mayo County Council in 2009, making history as the first woman councillor elected in Belmullet since the foundation of the state. She went on to retain her seat for West Mayo at the 2014 local election, topping the poll with 2,078 first preference votes.  

Rose, who has lived in Belmullet since returning from London in 1998, has almost 20 years of experience in leading Community Projects in Mayo. She is a member of Sinn Féin’s Ard Chomhairle and is an Irish Representative on the EU Committee of the Regions. Rose holds a Masters in Local Government and a BA in Public Management.  She has a special interest in economics and represents Sinn Féin at national and International events, as well as chairing the party’s ‘Stand up for the West’ campaign.

Rose’s belief that all people should have basic human rights and equality encouraged her to get involved in politics to try to make a real difference to the lives of the people she represents. She works towards an alternative vision and challenges the injustices that have been allowed to exist at many levels in our communities.

Statements (125)

Three hour wait for Ambulance in Mayo is dangerous and disgraceful – Senator Rose Conway-Walsh9 August, 2018

Minister must save nine Mayo post offices from closure – Senator Rose Conway-Walsh3 August, 2018

PTSB loan sale leaves many questions and uncertainty for customers – Conway-Walsh1 August, 2018

Rural Ireland will judge Government on broadband fiasco – Senator Rose Conway-Walsh31 July, 2018

Senator Conway-Walsh proposes statutory audit market be referred to the Competition & Consumer Protection Commission26 July, 2018

Conway-Walsh hails achievements of Countess Markievicz at Westminster commemoration18 July, 2018

Government’s failure to protect sub-contractors is 'unacceptable' – Senator Conway-Walsh16 July, 2018

Families in the West impacted by HSE Audiology Failure need Urgent Action – Conway-Walsh12 July, 2018

Government must seize opportunity arising from Legal Settlement to secure Translarna access – Conway-Walsh12 July, 2018

Local public banking has backing – Government report does not reflect this – Senator Rose Conway-Walsh5 July, 2018

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