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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 (437)

“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

‘Roscommon Women’s Network - A Vital Community Service’ - MEP MacManus25 November, 2021

MacManus Commends Work Of Meath Partnership24 November, 2021

MacManus votes in support of CAP deal23 November, 2021

‘Knock Airport Needs Total State Aid Exemption’ - MEP MacManus23 November, 2021

“Digital Euro Must Not Exclude the North” – Chris MacManus MEP18 November, 2021

“Humanitarians should not be criminalised for saving lives” - Chris MacManus MEP18 November, 2021

MEP MacManus Briefed On Ulster Canal Restoration17 November, 2021

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