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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 (434)

Government Must Show More Ambition For The West And Reopen The Western Rail Corridor - MacManus26 October, 2022

Government must establish All-Island Citizens Assembly on Constitutional Change - MacManus25 October, 2022

MacManus Commends Organisers Of Ballinasloe Fair25 October, 2022

MacManus calls for more targeted supports for solar panel installation on homes and farms following Monaghan visit21 October, 2022

Chris MacManus MEP To Hold Leitrim Public Meeting21 October, 2022

“CE Supervisors Need Pay Justice” – Chris MacManus MEP19 October, 2022

“Section 39 Workers Need Pay Justice” – Chris MacManus MEP19 October, 2022

MacManus Commends Ballinasloe Library For Making EU Services Accessible To All18 October, 2022

Chris MacManus MEP welcomes St. Columba's College, Stranorlar to the European Parliament14 October, 2022

MacManus welcomes EU Parliament support for crypto regulation13 October, 2022

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