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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)

Sinn Féin introduces Bill to ensure fair calculation of workers' redundancy entitlements25 May, 2021

Mental Health surge capacity welcome - Mark Ward TD29 April, 2021

Sinn Féin bill to reinvest proceeds seized by CAB in disadvantaged communities passes first stage28 April, 2021

Concerns about over-prescription of medication to children in mental health services requires independent national review - Mark Ward TD26 April, 2021

Dáil passes Sinn Féin motion to tackle mental health emergency - Mark Ward TD21 April, 2021

Mental health emergency demands an emergency response - Mark Ward TD20 April, 2021

Government failing children to reach their developmental milestones - Mark Ward TD7 April, 2021

Mental health and community services need support now - Mark Ward TD31 March, 2021

Investment needed in neurorehabilitation services - Mark Ward TD29 March, 2021

Better support needed for victims of female domestic abusers – Mark Ward TD23 March, 2021

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