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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)

High trolley figures a direct result of Minister's failure to prepare – Maurice Quinlivan TD16 November, 2020

Maurice Quinlivan TD welcomes Tánaiste’s commitment to look at dedicated Enterprise Agency for SMEs15 October, 2020

State continues to fail survivors of historical sexual abuse at Creagh Lane - Maurice Quinlivan TD, Donnchadh Ó Laoaghaire TD9 September, 2020

Quinlivan calls for immediate action on Shannon Airport1 September, 2020

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael sell out Limerick to cling to power - Maurice Quinlivan TD18 June, 2020

Government intervention needed at Shannon Airport as United Airlines quit – Maurice Quinlivan TD15 June, 2020

Political action is needed to prevent Shannon Airport job losses9 June, 2020

Shannon Airport needs urgent support to meet pandemic challenges – Maurice Quinlivan TD3 June, 2020

Maurice Quinlivan TD welcomes UL decision to “do the right thing” on student rents29 May, 2020

HSA need powers and funding to effectively monitor workplaces – Maurice Quinlivan TD15 May, 2020

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