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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 (72)

Conway-Walsh Astounded by Fianna Fáil’s Failure to Support Hill Farmers Motion10 May, 2017

Government must take Responsibility for High Instances of Patient Misdiagnosis – Conway-Walsh4 May, 2017

Latest developments at GMIT Mayo campus point to further downgrading – Conway-Walsh3 May, 2017

Conway-Walsh requests Ulster Bank to address Finance Committee on Proposed Closures20 April, 2017

Our Fish Stock is a Natural Resource, not a Commodity for Wealthy Super Trawlers – Conway-Walsh6 April, 2017

Conway-Walsh Questions Minister on the Secrecy Surrounding JobPath Programme5 April, 2017

Conway-Walsh expresses condolences on the death of Martin McGuinness21 March, 2017

Conway-Walsh extends condolences to family and friends of Captain Dara Fitzpatrick14 March, 2017

Senator Rose Conway-Walsh takes the Minister to task over the human suffering of people awaiting Orthopaedic Surgery1 March, 2017

Senator Rose Conway-Walsh welcomes Long-Awaited Domestic Violence Bill1 March, 2017

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