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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 (72)

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

Government intervention needed as UHL trolley numbers exceed 100 patients - Maurice Quinlivan TD20 February, 2023

Open letter by UHL consultants further exposes need for government intervention - Maurice Quinlivan TD26 January, 2023

Record trolley numbers at University Hospital Limerick deeply disturbing - Maurice Quinlivan TD30 November, 2022

Government must deliver on wind energy potential to reduce bills and meet climate targets - Maurice Quinlivan TD21 September, 2022

Catastrophic failures at University Hospital Limerick cannot continue - Maurice Quinlivan TD31 May, 2022

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