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Maurice Quinlivan TD - Chairperson of the Oireachtas Enterprise, Trade & Employment Committee 

A native of Ballynanty Beg, Maurice Quinlivan comes from a well-known Limerick family.

Educated at Hassett’s Cross CBS, St. Nessan’s Community College and the School of Professional and Management Studies (now LIT), from which he graduated with a qualification in Industrial Engineering and Training.

Maurice worked in the travel agency business for many years as a Manager in London and of Budget Travel in the Crescent Shopping Centre.

Maurice was first elected to Limerick City Council in 2009 and was re-elected in May 2014, topping the poll with almost 25% of the vote.

He was then elected to the Dáil in February 2016, becoming the first Sinn Féin TD for Limerick City in 93 years. Maurice was returned to the Dáil in the February 2020 General Election, topping the poll with 11,006 first preference votes

Maurice has been a strong advocate for workers’ rights and has campaigned for the introduction of the Living Wage.

He has been highly critical of the government’s approach to the overcrowding crisis at University Hospital Limerick and has fought for increased investment for Limerick City and for more social and affordable housing in Limerick, adequate number of Gardaí to keep our city safe.

Maurice is also a member of the Limerick Drug & Alcohol Taskforce and has been an advocate for both recovery programmes and an increased Garda presence to combat the spread of illegal drug use

Constituency: Limerick City & Tipperary (Birdhill/Newport)

Oireachtas/Stormont/EU Commitees:  Chairperson of Committee on Enterprise, Trade & Employment

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Constituency Office:  34 Denmark Street, Limerick City, V94 C978

Tel: 061 319 681

Email: [email protected]

Statements (77)

Scrambler legislation must be enabled without delay - Quinlivan, Ward and Daly16 August, 2023

Legislation for Limerick Mayor falls short of what was promised - Maurice Quinlivan TD, Senator Paul Gavan, Cllr Sharon Benson12 August, 2023

UHL trolley crisis a year-round challenge for staff and patients - Maurice Quinlivan TD31 July, 2023

Minister Darragh O'Brien must reverse decision to end ESIF funding - Maurice Quinlivan TD18 July, 2023

Limerick’s Economic and Social Intervention Fund must be extended - Maurice Quinlivan TD29 June, 2023

Full Capacity Protocol in use almost every day demonstrates the failure of Minister Stephen Donnelly at UHL - Maurice Quinlivan TD17 May, 2023

124 people on trolleys at UHL today a disgrace - Maurice Quinlivan TD3 May, 2023

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael Limerick councillors block debate on lifting eviction ban - Maurice Quinlivan TD5 April, 2023

March UHL trolley numbers will exceed 2,000 - Maurice Quinlivan TD30 March, 2023

February trolley numbers at UHL highest on record - Maurice Quinlivan TD28 February, 2023

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