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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)

MacManus backs European Parliament resolution on Russian sanction1 March, 2022

MacManus Commends Work of Focus Family Resource Centre in Killeshandra1 March, 2022

MacManus visits Mountbellew agricultural college28 February, 2022

MacManus Commends Work Of Galway Rural Development28 February, 2022

“New CSO stats highlight rapidly escalating regional imbalance” – Chris MacManus MEP25 February, 2022

EU Parliament Resolution highlights link between housing insecurity and mental health and wellbeing - MacManus24 February, 2022

Energy Poverty Action Week calls for a new approach to Europe’s energy, says Chris MacManus MEP24 February, 2022

“Conference on the Future of Europe must engage in Irish Unity conversation” – Chris MacManus MEP18 February, 2022

"EU squander chance for global vaccine equity at EU-AU summit” - Chris MacManus MEP18 February, 2022

“EU Article 50 Report highlights importance of planning for constitutional change” – Chris MacManus MEP17 February, 2022

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