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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 (127)

Senator Conway-Walsh demands Ministerial accountability on Regional Transport Network18 April, 2018

Entitlements of People with Disabilities and their Families must be Timely, Real, and Relevant – Conway-Walsh28 March, 2018

Conway-Walsh welcomes progress on Domestic Violence Legislation28 March, 2018

Senator Rose Conway-Walsh calls on government to stop charging people left on Trolleys21 March, 2018

Conway-Walsh tells EU Commissioner ‘any reduction in CAP is totally unacceptable’7 March, 2018

Conway-Walsh tells Government ‘Bin the Spin and Deliver for Rural Ireland’7 March, 2018

Steadfast work of Local Services must be reflected in Government Decision Making – Conway-Walsh2 March, 2018

Escalating Fodder Crisis can only be solved by Voucher System – Conway-Walsh2 March, 2018

Conway-Walsh questions Minister on lack of Autism Services in the West1 March, 2018

Still time to do the right thing for thousands of chronic pain sufferers - Senator Rose Conway-Walsh21 February, 2018

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