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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)

It is now time to tackle large class sizes – Eoin Ó Broin TD and Mark Ward TD3 August, 2021

Sinn Féin Bill to reinvest proceeds seized by CAB in disadvantaged communities needs cross party support - Mark Ward TD8 July, 2021

Free national helpline required for men suffering domestic abuse - Mark Ward TD7 July, 2021

Gardaí should not be the gate keepers for mental health services - Mark Ward TD1 July, 2021

Immediate resources needed so Jigsaw can accept new referrals - Mark Ward TD24 June, 2021

Sinn Féin introduce Bill to give 16 and 17 year olds the right to consent to mental health treatment – Mark Ward TD and Johnny Mythen TD23 June, 2021

Mark Ward TD welcomes multi-agency mental health crisis de-escalation pilot in Limerick4 June, 2021

Legislation loopholes forcing young LGBTI+ people into conversion therapy - Mark Ward TD3 June, 2021

Government must provide appropriate mental health supports for LGBTI+ community - Mark Ward TD2 June, 2021

Emergency Covid measures must be repealed in relation to Mental Health - Mark Ward TD28 May, 2021

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