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Chris MacManus MEP


Chris MacManus MEP

Phone: 0871022726

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Chris MacManus is Sinn Féin’s MEP for Midlands Northwest. Chris has been active in Republican politics for over 30 years, fifteen of those as an elected member of Sligo Borough Council, and subsequently representing the Sligo\Strandhill Constituency on Sligo County Council. A former chairperson of Sligo Sinn Féin and member of the party’s National Executive, Chris has represented Sinn Féin throughout Ireland and abroad.

Coming from a well-known Republican family, Chris is the son of Helen and Sean MacManus and graduated from IT Sligo as an Engineer. Having lost his brother, Joe, during the conflict, Chris recognises the importance of Peace & Reconciliation work and has for fifteen years worked alongside many cross-border and cross-community agencies as well as with Sligo groups impacted by social exclusion. He was appointed as Peace 3’s ‘Ambassador’ at the 2014 Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann.

Involved in many national and local organisations and campaigns, Chris is recognised as a committed community worker. Active in Sligo’s ‘Together for Yes’ campaign, he organised the Yes Equality Campaign in County Sligo in 2015. He was one of the main spokespersons for the successful County Sligo Right2Water campaign and is also active with the Northwest Palestinian Solidarity Committee.

As a member of the European Parliament Chris is working to secure a fairer deal for family

farmers and rural communities, Protect the economies of border communities post-Brexit, attain funding for the Western Rail Corridor, Get EU Funding for infrastructural projects in Midlands Northwest and Create a forestry strategy that works for farmers, communities and the environment.

Phone: 0871022726

Email: [email protected]

Sligo Office: 16 Upper John St, Sligo

Statements (437)

Chris MacManus MEP marks 25 years of European support for the Good Friday Agreement29 March, 2023

MacManus raises farmers’ concerns with Irish processors24 March, 2023

Press Call - Irish MEPs to Host High-Level Conference on March 29th to mark 25 Years of the Good Friday Agreement23 March, 2023

MacManus calls for emergency mind-set to tackle energy poverty20 March, 2023

MacManus praises generosity of Martin Neary following visit to Martin Neary Woodland Park16 March, 2023

MacManus inviting submissions from Irish stakeholders on new EU Protein Strategy14 March, 2023

“Politically motivated HDP trial puts Turkish democracy in jeopardy” – MacManus & Brady13 March, 2023

MEP MacManus raises Irish government failure to tackle energy companies windfall profits with EU Commission8 March, 2023

Public Meeting hears frustration at Government failure to protect family farmers – Chris MacManus MEP8 March, 2023

MEP MacManus Raises Gort Biogas Plant In European Parliament2 March, 2023

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