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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 (37)

Seanad unites behind Sinn Féin motion to back Lloyds Pharmacy workers in dispute – Senator Máire Devine28 June, 2018

Government spent full Mental Health budget increase for 2018 on agency workers for the first three months - Senator Devine20 June, 2018

Slashing of overnight respite care ‘inexcusable’ – Devine7 March, 2018

Sinn Féin motion passed to give voice to parents of children with complex medical needs6 February, 2018

Increasing air monitoring stations ‘simply not enough’ - Devine11 January, 2018

Senator Máire Devine welcomes Youth Mental Health recommendations on consent issues12 December, 2017

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael collude to prevent Taoiseach from being held to account - Senator Máire Devine29 November, 2017

Senator Devine welcomes passing of committee stage of Public Health (Alcohol) Bill, but hopes issues raised will be addressed without delay in report stage9 November, 2017

Lack of financial accountability for CAMHS deeply concerning - Senator Máire Devine1 November, 2017

‘Healthy Ireland’ survey ‘has stark omission of mental health’ – Devine31 October, 2017

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