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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)

RTÉ denial of CCPC investigation into GAAGO shows brass neck attitude has not changed - Imelda Munster TD21 July, 2023

GAAGO broadcasting GAA matches in Ireland without CCPC clearance must be explained - Imelda Munster TD13 July, 2023

Revelations of further RTÉ barter accounts deeply concerning - Imelda Munster TD4 July, 2023

Suspension of Dee Forbes will not make scandal of RTÉ’s hidden payments go away - Imelda Munster TD23 June, 2023

Irish banks ripping off customers while making small fortunes on their deposits - Imelda Munster TD20 April, 2023

Minister must take RTÉ to task on pay inequality – Imelda Munster TD1 December, 2022

Disabled Driver Scheme a debacle entirely of Department’s own making – Imelda Munster TD17 November, 2022

DPER interest required in retrofit plan - Imelda Munster TD20 October, 2022

RTÉ must do right by staff who were subject to bogus self-employment – Imelda Munster19 October, 2022

Oireachtas Committee needs to consider allegations of “feis fixing” - Imelda Munster TD7 October, 2022

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