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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 (201)

Awareness campaign needed on the dangers of Nitrous Oxide - Mark Ward TD19 June, 2020

Programme for Government mental health omissions show total disregard for our young people - Mark Ward TD16 June, 2020

Minister must provide answers on how Pieta House funding is being spent - Mark Ward TD21 May, 2020

Dáil must convene special sitting to discuss mental health crisis - Mark Ward TD15 May, 2020

Laid-off Pieta House staff must be re-employed as a matter of urgency - Mark Ward TD7 May, 2020

Government must address Pieta House redundancies - Mark Ward TD6 May, 2020

Funding for youth mental health services must be protected - Mark Ward30 April, 2020

Welcome decision by GAA to offer Season Ticket holders a refund - Mark Ward TD30 April, 2020

Clarification needed on cancelled NCTs - Mark Ward TD30 March, 2020

Free parking for hospital staff "a victory for common sense" - Mark Ward TD19 March, 2020

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