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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)

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael must end their satisfaction with partition - Maurice Quinlivan TD5 January, 2020

13,941 people on Trollies in UHL in 2019 a national scandal - Maurice Quinlivan TD2 January, 2020

Small increase in minimum wage not enough, workers deserve a living wage – Maurice Quinlivan TD19 December, 2019

Sinn Féin introduces domestic violence paid leave legislation - Mary Lou McDonald TD3 December, 2019

RTÉ’s announcement is a slap in the face for Limerick – Maurice Quinlivan TD7 November, 2019

Fine Gael haven’t ended the scandal of patients on trolleys, they have made it much worse - Maurice Quinlivan TD31 October, 2019

Government must step in to assist Molex workers – Maurice Quinlivan TD22 October, 2019

Oireachtas Committee must investigate irregular Dáil votes – Maurice Quinlivan TD19 October, 2019

Sinn Féin motion on the Living Wage passed in the Dáil – Quinlivan & Brady17 October, 2019

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil continue to fail low paid workers – Quinlivan & Brady15 October, 2019

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