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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 (247)

Emergency investment essential to meet Tsunami of mental health need - Mary Lou McDonald TD16 March, 2021

Sinn Féin Mental Health spokespersons north and south call for specialist perinatal mental health services15 March, 2021

No mother and baby perinatal unit on the island of Ireland - Mard Ward TD8 March, 2021

Eating disorder services must not be kicked further down the road - Mark Ward TD3 March, 2021

Contingency plans needed to provide dental screening for children - Mark Ward TD1 March, 2021

Bank of Ireland branch closures the wrong decision at the worst possible time for customers and staff - Mark Ward TD1 March, 2021

Mark Ward TD urges government to produce a fully resourced roadmap for mental health provision23 February, 2021

Action needed as 92,210 waiting for driving test in Ireland – Mark Ward TD11 February, 2021

Government spends €700,000 fighting families of children with disabilities - Mark Ward TD4 February, 2021

Surge capacity needed for mental health emergency - Mark Ward TD1 February, 2021

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