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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 (431)

MacManus Welcomes ERDF Funding For Northern and Western Region22 November, 2022

Chris MacManus MEP hosts launch of ‘Making the Case for Irish Unity in the EU’ report by Colin Harvey and Mark Bassett15 November, 2022

British Government must show political will and reach agreement on Protocol - MacManus10 November, 2022

“Community Spaces at Mullingar’s Columb Barracks must be protected” – Chris MacManus MEP7 November, 2022

MacManus commends work of Teach Dara Family Resource Centre in Kildare4 November, 2022

Carrick-on-Shannon Public Meeting hears frustration at Government failure to tackle Regional Imbalance – Chris MacManus MEP3 November, 2022

“Energy Upgrade Schemes must be made accessible to all” – MacManus26 October, 2022

Government Must Show More Ambition For The West And Reopen The Western Rail Corridor - MacManus26 October, 2022

Government must establish All-Island Citizens Assembly on Constitutional Change - MacManus25 October, 2022

MacManus Commends Organisers Of Ballinasloe Fair25 October, 2022

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