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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)

MEP MacManus Visits Dundalk’s St John Of God’s Day Service10 December, 2021

MacManus Commends Work Of Mayo North East LEADER Partnership8 December, 2021

MacManus says “Student Accommodation Crisis only Worsening” following NUIG meeting7 December, 2021

MacManus writes to trade Commission over Brexit issues facing potatoes sector following Meade Potato Company visit in Lobinstown7 December, 2021

“High input prices makes case for sustainable solutions” – MacManus visits Monaghan sustainable farm6 December, 2021

MEP MacManus meets with Mica & Pyrite Campaigners in Brussels6 December, 2021

MacManus questions Commission on rising fertiliser prices1 December, 2021

“No smoke without fire” – MacManus questions Fine Gael behaviour regarding pro-vulture changes in crucial 2018 EU document30 November, 2021

Sinn Féin joins global call for waiver on Covid-19 patent monopolies at Dáil Demonstration25 November, 2021

Beware of “Nasty Christmas Pressie Brexit Surprise” warns MEP MacManus25 November, 2021

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