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Mary Lou McDonald TD


Mary Lou McDonald

Tel: (01) 727 7102

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MARY LOU is Leader of Sinn Féin and Teachta Dála for the Dublin Central constituency. Mary Lou is married to Martin and they have two young children, Iseult and Gerard. She is proud to represent the people of Dublin Central where she has a reputation for hard work and championing the needs of her constituency both locally and nationally.

Prior to becoming Leader of Sinn Féin in February 2018 Mary Lou was Deputy Leader of the party. Following her election to the Dáil in 2011 Mary Lou was Sinn Féin’s Spokesperson for Public Expenditure and Reform and on her re-election in 2016 Sinn Féin’s All-Ireland Spokesperson for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention. She was a prominent member of the Public Accounts Committee between 2011 and 2017 holding Ministers and senior civil servants to account. She has also served on the Joint Oireachtas Committees for Public Expenditure and Reform and the Future of Mental Health.

She was an MEP for Dublin from 2004 to 2009 and during her time in the European Parliament Mary Lou was a prominent member of the Employment and Social Affairs committee and Civil Liberties committee.

Educated in Trinity College, Dublin, the University of Limerick and Dublin City University she studied English Literature, European Integration Studies and Human Resource Management. She previously worked as a consultant for the Irish Productivity Centre, a researcher for the Institute of European Affairs and a trainer in the trade union sponsored Partnership Unit of the Educational and Training Services Trust.

Mary Lou’s Contact Details:


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Dáil office

Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
Telephone: (01) 618 3230

Cabra Constituency Office

58 Fassaugh Avenue
Cabra West
Dublin 7
Telephone: (01) 868 3934

North Strand Constituency Office

15 North Strand Road
Five Lamps
Dublin 1
Telephone: (01) 727 7102

Statements (1357)

State apology must mark real and tangible change – Sinn Féin President22 October, 2019

Westminster antics do nothing to allay Brexit fears – McDonald19 October, 2019

Sinn Féin leadership meets Tánaiste on Brexit deal17 October, 2019

Tugann Mary Lou McDonald freagra ar an gcomhaontú idir an AE agus rialtas na Breataine17 October, 2019

Mary Lou McDonald responds to agreement between the EU and British government17 October, 2019

Taoiseach must step up to defend the rights of Irish citizens in light of DeSouza ruling - Mary Lou McDonald TD15 October, 2019

British government trampling over Good Friday Agreement - Mary Lou McDonald14 October, 2019

Imprisonment of Catalan leaders an affront to democracy - Mary Lou McDonald TD14 October, 2019

ANC & Sinn Féin leadership hold significant meeting13 October, 2019

No hardening of the border, no unionist veto, no return to the past - Sinn Féin President to British Prime Minister13 October, 2019

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