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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 (1272)

Government cannot be allowed to suppress freedom of information – McDonald2 April, 2015

Rabbitte’s comments on RTÉ ‘bizarre’ – McDonald25 March, 2015

HSE has serious questions to answer on consultant cost and recruitment process - Mary Lou McDonald TD22 March, 2015

Sinn Féin will deliver on the unfinished business of 1916 - McDonald7 March, 2015

A Republic for all- Mary Lou McDonald TD7 March, 2015

Over 2,000 visitors expected at Sinn Féin Ard Fheis in Derry this weekend - McDonald3 March, 2015

Mary Lou McDonald would debate Joan Burton ‘any time, any place’3 March, 2015

Gaye Fagan welcomed as newest Dublin City Councillor- Mary Lou McDonald TD2 March, 2015

Joan Burton and the Labour Party 'living in denial’ – Mary Lou McDonald28 February, 2015

Government speaking out of both sides of its mouth on Jake’s Law – McDonald18 February, 2015

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