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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 (63)

Operation Copóg is in danger of failure as open drug dealing continues - Maurice Quinlivan TD2 February, 2022

UHL crisis continues into 2022 with 86 patients being treated on trolleys - Maurice Quinlivan TD24 January, 2022

Pilot mental health crisis de-escalation team for Limerick 'welcome' - Mark Ward TD & Maurice Quinlivan TD13 December, 2021

Workers exposed due to failure to implement Duffy-Cahill Report recommendations - Maurice Quinlivan TD9 December, 2021

95 patients on trolleys at UHL underlines need for emergency response from government - Maurice Quinlivan TD16 November, 2021

Report on Democratically Elected Mayor an "important milestone" - Maurice Quinlivan TD15 November, 2021

1,269 people on trollies at University Hospital in October lays bare the Government’s failure to invest in healthcare for the Mid-West – Maurice Quinlivan TD29 October, 2021

Trolley crisis 'out of control' at UHL - Maurice Quinlivan TD4 October, 2021

Green Party must clarify their position on the Elected Mayor of Limerick - Maurice Quinlivan TD9 September, 2021

Pending establishment of the Corporate Enforcement Agency 'welcome' - Maurice Quinlivan TD18 August, 2021

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