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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 (316)

Ed Sheeran tackles ticket touts as Irish government won’t – Quinlivan28 June, 2017

Robust Garda action needed to combat anti-social behaviour in the Old Cratloe Road area – Quinlivan28 June, 2017

Shocking level of understaffing at jobs agencies – Quinlivan22 June, 2017

Fianna Fáil motion on CETA & TTIP ‘bizarre at best’ – Quinlivan21 June, 2017

8 of the top 10 worst unemployment blackspots are in Limerick – Quinlivan15 June, 2017

Quinlivan welcomes scrapping of roaming charges across EU15 June, 2017

Enterprise and Innovation Ministry needs to be more than ribbon cutting and flashy job announcements Quinlivan14 June, 2017

Jobs announcement ‘a vote of confidence in Limerick’ – Quinlivan12 June, 2017

Commercial rates system not fit for purpose – Quinlivan1 June, 2017

Passing of Competition Bill ‘great news for freelance workers’ – Quinlivan1 June, 2017

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