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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 (1274)

Support your local Right2Water campaign- Dublin Sinn Féin30 October, 2014

McDonald rejects comments from Labour’s Ciara Conway and calls on her to withdraw them immediately24 October, 2014

Local protestors score victory over Irish Water - Mary Lou McDonald TD24 October, 2014

Irish Water is not fit for the purpose of serving the interests of ordinary citizens - Mary Lou McDonald TD19 October, 2014

Anybody with information on cases of sexual abuse should come forward without fear – Mary Lou McDonald TD18 October, 2014

Tánaiste has a responsibility to assure tenants that they will not be evicted - Mary Lou McDonald TD17 October, 2014

McDonald welcomes Government agreement to support Sinn Féin Social Clauses Bill17 October, 2014

Mary Lou McDonald TD calls on Tánaiste to ensure that eviction threats to RAS tenants are stopped16 October, 2014

Budget confirms that Fine Gael and Labour are out of touch of the realities of people’s lives – Mary Lou McDonald14 October, 2014

Sinn Féin calls for Seanad reform10 October, 2014

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