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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 (317)

State must reduce overreliance on American FDI – Quinlivan15 May, 2019

Government treatment of survivors of child sexual abuse “despicable” – Maurice Quinlivan TD14 May, 2019

Just 9% of €300 million Brexit Loan Scheme drawn down – Maurice Quinlivan TD14 May, 2019

Limerick and Mid-West TDs write to Minister Harris over UHL crisis – Maurice Quinlivan TD17 April, 2019

‘Chaotic and out of control’ – INMO brief Limerick TDs on University Hospital Limerick – Quinlivan10 April, 2019

Sinn Féin publishes legislation to protect employees from Bogus Self-Employment5 April, 2019

Chaos at University Hospital Limerick as 81 patients on trolleys – Quinlivan3 April, 2019

Crushing cost of living is crippling working families – Brady & Quinlivan1 April, 2019

RPZ move ‘too little, too late’ for Limerick City – Quinlivan28 March, 2019

Decision to close 17 hospital beds 'beggars belief' - Maurice Quinlivan TD19 March, 2019

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