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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:

Email[email protected]

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

Cabra Constituency Office58 Fassaugh Avenue
Cabra West
Dublin 7
Telephone: (01) 868 3934

North Strand Constituency Office15 North Strand Road
Five Lamps
Dublin 1
Telephone: (01) 727 7102

Statements (1252)

Raiding wages, pensions and welfare for Water Charges is ‘low, sneaky and cowardly’ – McDonald7 May, 2015

McDonald leads Sinn Féin delegation to May Day conference1 May, 2015

Kathleen Funchion will be first class TD for Carlow-Kilkenny - McDonald29 April, 2015

Conflict of interest not remedied by IBRC judge appointee – Mary Lou McDonald27 April, 2015

Siteserv scandal warrants Commission of Investigation – McDonald23 April, 2015

Sinn Féin will bring forward gender equality legislation in the Assembly - McDonald18 April, 2015

Tánaiste is forcing children into poverty - McDonald16 April, 2015

Rights of citizens must be asserted over entitlements of elites - McDonald15 April, 2015

Mary Lou McDonald stands over her decision to exercise her constitutional right to privilege9 April, 2015

Joan Burton has betrayed the men and women of 1916 – Mary Lou McDonald TD3 April, 2015

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