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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)

Mental Health modules should be embedded in sporting education - Mark Ward TD27 January, 2021

Just three dedicated beds for people suffering from eating disorders in the state - Mark Ward TD21 January, 2021

Dual Diagnosis: No Wrong Door Bill can plug gaps between mental health and addiction services - Mark Ward TD and Thomas Gould TD21 January, 2021

Honeymoon period for the Minister for Mental Health is over - Mark Ward TD11 January, 2021

41,000 children waiting on speech and language therapy - Mark Ward TD6 January, 2021

More than 4,000 children waiting over a year for Psychology Treatment - Mark Ward TD4 January, 2021

Government must introduce a road map for mental health support immediately – Mark Ward TD31 December, 2020

Government must reveal true extent of deaths by suicide - Mark Ward TD9 December, 2020

Government must meet the unmet needs of older persons mental health provision - Mark Ward TD4 December, 2020

Domestic abuse at epidemic levels - Mark Ward TD2 December, 2020

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