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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)

Closure of CAMHS beds is a direct result of poor government planning - Mark Ward TD23 May, 2022

Immediate Government intervention required after bed closures in CAMHS - Mark Ward TD21 May, 2022

Government must urgently implement a model of care for people presenting with dual diagnosis - Mark Ward TD13 May, 2022

20 children under the care of TUSLA were placed at harm by South Kerry CAMHS - Mark Ward TD10 May, 2022

Mark Ward TD welcomes progress in Pieta dual diagnosis treatment28 April, 2022

Fund to reinvest money seized by CAB back into communities a step forward - Mark Ward TD27 April, 2022

Minister must clarify why CAMHS whistleblower's offer to help was ignored - Mark Ward TD21 April, 2022

Minister must ensure audit into CAMHS is comprehensive - Mark Ward TD19 April, 2022

Absence of perinatal services leading to the separation of Mothers and Babies - Mark Ward TD12 April, 2022

No urgency from government to tackle eating disorders - Mark Ward TD7 April, 2022

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