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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.

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Statements (294)

Government’s targeting of data centres will not address unemployment and investment problems in the regions – Maurice Quinlivan TD7 June, 2018

FIFA’s legal action on secondary resale of tickets highlights urgent need for legislation here – Maurice Quinlivan TD5 June, 2018

972% increase in trolley numbers in UHL in past decade “absolutely ridiculous" – Maurice Quinlivan TD5 June, 2018

Department of Enterprise ‘have absolutely no grasp on ticket touting problems’ – Quinlivan29 May, 2018

Ticket touting bill to be scrutinised by Oireachtas Committee – Maurice Quinlivan TD21 May, 2018

Government failing to deliver promised apprenticeship reform – Maurice Quinlivan TD9 May, 2018

Minister must ensure ODCE’s past mistakes are not repeated – Quinlivan18 April, 2018

More clarity needed on preparations to support businesses in no deal Brexit scenario – Quinlivan18 April, 2018

750 Eir job cuts “a direct result of company’s privatisation” – Maurice Quinlivan TD12 April, 2018

1,022 people on Trollies in UHL in March ‘a national scandal’ – Quinlivan29 March, 2018

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