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Mark Ward TD


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Spokesperson for Mental Health

Mark Ward is the Sinn Féin spokesperson on Mental Health and TD for the Constituency of Dublin Mid-West.

Mark was co-opted to South Dublin County Council in 2016 when Eoin Ó Broin was elected to the Dáil. Mark went on to top the poll in the North Clondalkin, Palmerstown, Lucan ward in 2019. He was then elected in the by election in 2019 was returned in the general election of  2020 alongside Eoin Ó’Broin TD.

As Spokesperson for Mental Health mark has introduced some key pieces of legislation

Mark is a qualified Behavioural Therapist and specialised working with people with addiction and dual diagnosis issues. He is from Clondalkin and lives in Lucan, has three children and a long history of activism in his community.  A personal highlight was the privilege of being the first person from his  area to be elected to the position of Mayor of South County Dublin. A lifelong Dublin GAA supporter, Mark currently mentors two teams with Round Towers GAA.

Name: Mark Ward

Constituency: Dublin Mid-West

Portfolio: Spokesperson on Mental Health

Oireachtas Committees: Sub-committee on Mental Health and Committee on Children, Disability, Equality and Integration and Youth

Contact Details

Aras Rulach, Neilstown Road, Clondalkin, Dublin 22.

Tel: 01 626 6758 | 086 212 3416

Email: [email protected]

Oireachtas contact: Leinster House, Kildare Street, Dublin 2.

Tel: 01 618 3381

Statements (224)

Waiting lists for psychology services increase by 78% under this Government  – Mark Ward TD1 June, 2023

Clarification needed on Government plans to reduce CAMHS teams - Mark Ward TD25 May, 2023

Waiting lists for CAMHS continue to soar - Mark Ward TD23 May, 2023

No additional funding for eating disorder services in 2023 - Mark Ward TD22 May, 2023

Government failure to resources Early Intervention Psychosis a blatant disregard of their duty of care - Mark Ward TD17 May, 2023

Staggering decline in the number of CAMHS referrals being accepted - Mark Ward TD16 May, 2023

Another damning indictment of Government response in youth mental health – Mark Ward TD5 May, 2023

Government must provide mental health supports for Mothers – Mark Ward TD3 May, 2023

Spotlight shone on young people's mental health - Mark Ward TD2 May, 2023

Prisons not the right environment for people with serious mental health issues - Mark Ward TD28 April, 2023

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