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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)

“Leave No Trace are tackling the biodiversity crisis from the ground up” says Chris MacManus MEP5 April, 2022

MacManus visits North Connemara Agri-EIP scheme4 April, 2022

Galway City Partnership Providing Vital Service To Local Community – MacManus4 April, 2022

“Lack of public awareness of Digital Euro must be tackled” - Chris MacManus MEP30 March, 2022

‘Irish Unity - not a question of if, but when’ – Chris MacManus MEP29 March, 2022

‘Commission’s response will buy time but will not solve the crisis in Agri-Markets’ – Chris MacManus MEP24 March, 2022

MacManus welcomes EU proposals on smart villages24 March, 2022

“Urgent Action Needed To Tackle Cost of Living Emergency” – Chris MacManus MEP23 March, 2022

Chris MacManus MEP questions Commissioner McGuinness over sustainable finance taxonomy22 March, 2022

“Breakthrough in TRIPS Waiver negotiations demands Irish government support” - Chris MacManus MEP16 March, 2022

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