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Imelda Munster TD


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Imelda Munster is the Sinn Féin Spokesperson on Tourism, Sport and Media.

Imelda Munster is married to Niall and is the mother of two daughters and lives in Melifont Park, Drogheda. Imelda was elected to Louth County Council representing the Drogheda East area in 2004 and was re-elected in 2009 to both Drogheda Borough Council and Louth County Council.

At this stage Imelda left her job to become a full-time public representative and in May 2014 Imelda topped the poll in Co Louth with 2,317 and was the longest serving female councillor on the Council.

Imelda is the first ever woman elected to the Dáil to represent the Louth Constituency.

She successfully contested the Louth constituency at 2016 general election, receiving 8,829 first preference votes and was re-elected at the 2020 general election receiving 17,203 first preference votes topping the poll, the highest ever vote recorded by any candidate ever in the Louth Constituency.

A member of Sinn Féin for over 30 years, Imelda is a committed and tireless worker for the people of Louth/East Meath and has a reputation for sticking with an issue until it is completed to her satisfaction. Diligent in her decision-making, working hard to ensure all matters are taken into consideration and offering sensible and viable alternatives to the governments lame duck policies.

A passionate advocate for social justice and equality, campaigning against government cuts to local services and unfair home taxes, believing that Sinn Féin’s economic and social policies of ‘putting people first’ is the solution for many families in Louth who are struggling because of the government policies of austerity and cutbacks.

Imelda is a member of The Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media Committee and the Public Accounts Committee.

Statements (78)

Progress of CCTV at racecourses woeful and lamentable - Imelda Munster TD22 September, 2022

Minister Martin must look at all options to address hotel price-gouging – Imelda Munster TD1 June, 2022

Government needs to address chaos in tourism sector - Imelda Munster TD30 May, 2022

Soaring hotel costs hitting families' pockets - Imelda Munster TD23 May, 2022

Lack of urgency to address deficiencies in Disabled Driver Scheme evident at PAC hearing – Matt Carthy and Imelda Munster6 May, 2022

Harshest outcome from Prison Service Report borne by whistleblower - Imelda Munster TD28 April, 2022

Low and middle-income families at disadvantage under new retrofitting scheme - Imelda Munster TD24 March, 2022

Overdue HSE acknowledgment of overcharging in nursing homes welcome - Imelda Munster TD24 March, 2022

Government must ensure visa-waiver on border does not go ahead - Imelda Munster TD23 March, 2022

Minister Martin fails to answer serious questions over Departmental spending – Imelda Munster TD11 March, 2022

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