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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)

Minister Ryan’s N17 comments ‘Deeply Concerning’ - Chris MacManus MEP16 May, 2023

MacManus commends work of Longford Women’s Link15 May, 2023

MEP MacManus visits Rossinver Organic Centre12 May, 2023

MacManus criticises Minister Ryan’s lack of commitment to Western Rail Corridor11 May, 2023

MEP MacManus Visits Mullingar Community College For Europe Day Celebrations8 May, 2023

EU Protein Strategy must not undermine the Irish meat and dairy sector4 May, 2023

Slieve Rushen House Project ‘Very Exciting’ - MacManus4 May, 2023

Chris MacManus MEP to hold Regional Imbalance Public Meeting in Claremorris4 May, 2023

AGRI committee warmly welcomes MacManus’s Young Farmers delegation in Brussels3 May, 2023

Rail Review Must Be Published As Soon As Possible – MacManus & Kenny2 May, 2023

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