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Maurice Quinlivan -Spokesperson on Jobs, Workers' Rights and Pay Equality

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.

As Sinn Féin’s Spokesperson on Jobs, Workers’ Rights and Pay Equality, 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.

Constituency Office 061 319 681

Statements (294)

Irish government must stand firm on the backstop amidst Brexit shambles - Maurice Quinlivan TD16 January, 2019

Failure to invest in apprenticeships adding to growing skills shortage – Maurice Quinlivan TD16 January, 2019

11,437 people on Trolleys in UHL in 2018 ‘an utter disgrace’ – Quinlivan2 January, 2019

‘Astonishing’ that Minister Humphreys hasn’t met the Director of the ODCE to discuss investigation errors – Quinlivan4 December, 2018

Number of patients on trolleys in Limerick reinforces extent of health crisis – Maurice Quinlivan TD4 December, 2018

Fine Gael more interested in media coverage of ticket touting than putting an end to the practice – Maurice Quinlivan TD22 November, 2018

Department officials recommended publication, yet ODCE report on Seán Fitzpatrick investigation remains secret – Maurice Quinlivan TD22 November, 2018

Over 10,000 on trolleys at UHL so far this year “a new low in our health service” – Maurice Quinlivan TD14 November, 2018

The government need to refocus their efforts on expanding the apprenticeship system – Maurice Quinlivan TD7 November, 2018

Absence of regulation governing tattoo and body piercing businesses ‘an accident waiting to happen’ – Quinlivan1 November, 2018

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