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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)

‘Box of outdated chargers will now be a thing of the past’ – MacManus4 October, 2022

MacManus Commends Work Of Discover Bundoran3 October, 2022

Time to prepare for the “digital euro” – Chris MacManus MEP29 September, 2022

MacManus calls for investment as EU report confirms Ireland’s North and West Region is in a “development trap”16 September, 2022

MacManus calls for windfall tax on energy company profits14 September, 2022

“We Must Formalise Direct Dialogue with the Assembly” - Chris MacManus MEP9 September, 2022

Ireland reaches target in Sinn Féin led EU campaign for global vaccine equity2 August, 2022

“People power has prevailed” – MacManus welcomes AIB U-Turn on Cashless Branches22 July, 2022

“MetroLink Costs Emphasise Need For Transport Spending in West” - MacManus8 July, 2022

“Britain fast becoming a rogue state”, MacManus tells European Parliament6 July, 2022

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