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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 sustainable farming project in Roscommon5 October, 2021

“Failure To Commit To Western Rail Corridor In Revised NDP A Missed Opportunity” – MacManus4 October, 2021

MacManus Calls For Inclusion Of Western Rail Corridor In Revised National Development Plan30 September, 2021

“Government must reverse privatisation of local employment services” – Chris MacManus MEP28 September, 2021

“Irish Unity a fitting tribute for a Roscommon patriot” – Chris MacManus MEP27 September, 2021

MacManus calls for the immediate release of Carles Puigdemont24 September, 2021

MacManus rejects notion that suckler farmers must move to dairy-beef model21 September, 2021

“Government must explore all funding sources to accelerate completion of Ulster Canal Project” – Chris MacManus MEP17 September, 2021

Sinn Fein Raise Derrybrien Windfarm Issues With EU Commission16 September, 2021

“A worker is a worker – Technology cannot change hard won rights” - MacManus16 September, 2021

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