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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 (74)

Minister needs to ensure women rugby players’ requests are implemented - Imelda Munster TD15 December, 2021

Long-awaited changes to EWSS and CRSS come as a relief to hospitality - Imelda Munster TD9 December, 2021

Issues with passport delays need to be addressed urgently - Imelda Munster TD2 December, 2021

Taoiseach needs to get a grip on his ministers - Imelda Munster TD10 November, 2021

Major reforms needed in labour laws to protect workers in tourism and hospitality - Imelda Munster TD14 October, 2021

HSE must come clean on procurement blunders - Imelda Munster TD23 September, 2021

HSE have questions to answer on spend of unusable hand sanitiser – Imelda Munster TD22 September, 2021

Oireachtas Committee commitment on sports broadcasting and geo-blocking welcome - Imelda Munster TD17 September, 2021

HSE lax in cybersecurity - Imelda Munster TD16 September, 2021

Time to bring an end to unfair geo-blocking of sporting events in the north - Imelda Munster TD5 August, 2021

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