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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 (1161)

Sinn Féin Dáil motion to seek apology and redress for surviving men and women of Bethany Home8 December, 2013

Dunnes Stores anti-apartheid strike heroes should represent Ireland at Mandela funeral – McDonald7 December, 2013

Justice Minister confirms health services for Magdalene women living outside the state being considered4 December, 2013

Government must play a more constructive role in ESB dispute – McDonald29 November, 2013

Martin’s remarks are disgraceful and totally untrue - McDonald27 November, 2013

Justice Minister needs to clarify medical entitlements for Magdalene survivors living abroad- McDonald27 November, 2013

Labour and Fine Gael responsible for increase of those sleeping rough in Dublin city27 November, 2013

Government must act on commitment to consolidate and reform domestic violence legislation - McDonald26 November, 2013

McDonald seeks Dáil debate on Aer Lingus crisis26 November, 2013

Howlin’s refusal to deal with pension’s crisis is astonishing – McDonald21 November, 2013

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