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Máire Devine -Health & Wellbeing

Senator Máire Devine was born in the Liberties and now lives in Rialto with her husband Kevin and their three children. She works locally as a mental health nurse.

Máire has been a member of South Dublin County Council since 2011 and was re-elected last year with almost 3,000 votes - a testimony to her hard work, her dedication and her commitment to challenging austerity.

As a local councillor, she has prioritised suicide prevention and challenging mental health stigma. A member of the Joint Policing Committee, she has worked with the Gardaí to tackle anti-social behaviour.

Máire has been a trade union activist her entire life, serving in different roles, including Branch Secretary, in the Psychiatric Nurses Association.

Máire is committed to tackling the housing crisis and building a fairer tax system that aims to create a more equal society.

Statements (40)

Vacant student accommodation should be freed up for frontline healthcare staff - Senator Máire Devine1 April, 2020

Minister Harris cannot abdicate responsibility for workers during COVID-19 pandemic - Senator Máire Devine30 March, 2020

Student nurses must be paid for vital work - Senator Máire Devine24 March, 2020

Carbon Tax is "deepening fuel poverty" - Senator Máire Devine27 September, 2019

Devine urges Minister to act with urgency on PNA industrial action9 July, 2019

Sinn Féin welcomes plans for permanent Oireachtas Mental Health Committee - Pat Buckely TD, Senator Devine7 May, 2019

No plans to re-establish the Future of Mental Healthcare Committee on a permanent basis – Devine28 February, 2019

If nurses are outside, something’s very wrong inside – Devine9 January, 2019

Religious influence or ownership has no place in National Maternity Hospital - Senator Máire Devine5 December, 2018

Senator Máire Devine urges Seanad to support youth Mental Health bill4 October, 2018

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