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Mary Lou McDonald

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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 (1225)

‘Government must hold wide-ranging Dáil debate on violence against women’ – McDonald20 November, 2014

Government must state categorically that emergency legislation on water charges will not be tabled - McDonald14 November, 2014

Mary Lou McDonald outlines Sinn Féin's support for victims of abuse12 November, 2014

Taoiseach must clarify matters in respect of “whistleblower” file on alleged cases of tax evasion – Mary Lou McDonald TD11 November, 2014

Taoiseach must clarify matters relating to Minister Bruton's handling of "whistleblower" allegations –Mary Lou McDonald TD8 November, 2014

Nothing short of the complete scrapping of water charges will satisfy the people - Mary Lou McDonald TD8 November, 2014

Taoiseach must clarify role of government in handling "whistleblower" allegations - Mary Lou McDonald TD7 November, 2014

'I have decided not to pay the water charges' - Mary Lou McDonald2 November, 2014

Communities shout loud and clear against water charges – Mary Lou McDonald1 November, 2014

Mary Lou McDonald TD calls for maximum public support for Right 2 Water demonstration31 October, 2014

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