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Claire Kerrane TD

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Claire is 27 and comes from the small village of Tibohine in West Roscommon. A graduate of NUI Galway, Claire is a qualified secondary school teacher of English and Politics. 

Claire comes from a family of six, her father a small beef farmer and her mother a local primary school principal. 

Claire has spent the last four years working with Sinn Féin in Leinster House as a political advisor on Social Protection. In that time, Claire has learned how Leinster House works, what it takes to get things done and has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to social welfare matters, pensions and employment supports. 

She has also built relations with key organisations particularly those who represent lone parents, older people and carers.

Claire represents change for Roscommon and Galway, neither which have felt any kind of recovery under the policies of Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Green Party in recent years.

Claire has been active on local issues for almost 10 years. In her late teens, Claire was heavily involved in the campaign against the closure of the Accident and Emergency Unit in Roscommon, she has actively campaigned against evictions at family homes, she has campaigned for the continuation of domestic turf cutting rights and most recently against the closure of the Rosalie Home in Castlerea and Cuisle in Donamon.

Mobile: 0871945254 

Email: [email protected]

Statements (25)

Row back on PUP cuts a victory for common sense and decency - Claire Kerrane TD19 October, 2020

Rise in PUP claimants highlights need for financial support as restrictions increase – Claire Kerrane TD19 October, 2020

Claire Kerrane TD calls for clarity on three weeks additional Parent's Benefit17 October, 2020

Budget abandons most vulnerable in society - Claire Kerrane TD13 October, 2020

Claire Kerrane TD publishes real life stories of household debt to highlight need for Government action8 October, 2020

Sinn Féin introduce legislation in the Dáil to establish River Shannon Management Agency7 October, 2020

Full Pandemic Unemployment Payment must be reinstated to provide vital safety net during Level 3 – Claire Kerrane TD6 October, 2020

Claire Kerrane TD publishes ‘harrowing’ survey results revealing extent of household debt in Ireland2 October, 2020

Full PUP must be restored as counties face further lockdown restrictions – Claire Kerrane TD25 September, 2020

10 cent Minimum Wage increase recommendation ‘a slap in the face’ for workers – Claire Kerrane TD23 September, 2020

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