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Maurice Quinlivan TD - Chairperson of the Oireachtas Enterprise, Trade & Employment Committee 

A native of Ballynanty Beg, Maurice Quinlivan comes from a well-known Limerick family.

Educated at Hassett’s Cross CBS, St. Nessan’s Community College and the School of Professional and Management Studies (now LIT), from which he graduated with a qualification in Industrial Engineering and Training.

Maurice worked in the travel agency business for many years as a Manager in London and of Budget Travel in the Crescent Shopping Centre.

Maurice was first elected to Limerick City Council in 2009 and was re-elected in May 2014, topping the poll with almost 25% of the vote.

He was then elected to the Dáil in February 2016, becoming the first Sinn Féin TD for Limerick City in 93 years. Maurice was returned to the Dáil in the February 2020 General Election, topping the poll with 11,006 first preference votes

Maurice has been a strong advocate for workers’ rights and has campaigned for the introduction of the Living Wage.

He has been highly critical of the government’s approach to the overcrowding crisis at University Hospital Limerick and has fought for increased investment for Limerick City and for more social and affordable housing in Limerick, adequate number of Gardaí to keep our city safe.

Maurice is also a member of the Limerick Drug & Alcohol Taskforce and has been an advocate for both recovery programmes and an increased Garda presence to combat the spread of illegal drug use

Constituency: Limerick City & Tipperary (Birdhill/Newport)

Oireachtas/Stormont/EU Commitees:  Chairperson of Committee on Enterprise, Trade & Employment

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Constituency Office:  34 Denmark Street, Limerick City, V94 C978

Tel: 061 319 681

Email: [email protected]

Statements (62)

8,720 patients waited more than 12 hours for treatment at UHL in 2021 - Maurice Quinlivan TD12 May, 2022

Worst month ever demonstrates government’s abject failure as UHL trolley crisis explodes - Maurice Quinlivan TD29 April, 2022

Minister for Transport torpedoes Northern Distributor Road - Maurice Quinlivan TD26 April, 2022

126 people on UHL trolleys an utter disgrace and government should be ashamed - Maurice Quinlivan TD21 April, 2022

Emergency department overcrowding risks patients' lives - Maurice Quinlivan TD7 April, 2022

Minister must get his third attempt at Shannon Group appointment right - Maurice Quinlivan TD24 March, 2022

Out of touch Health Minister fails to meet with INMO - Maurice Quinlivan TD17 February, 2022

Benefits of green hydrogen must be realised - Darren O’Rourke TD9 February, 2022

Bureaucrats must not torpedo powers of a democratically elected Mayor - Maurice Quinlivan TD4 February, 2022

Operation Copóg is in danger of failure as open drug dealing continues - Maurice Quinlivan TD2 February, 2022

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