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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 (317)

Minister must provide clarity on workplace inspections – Maurice Quinlivan TD1 May, 2020

Government must do more to ensure Debenhams workers protected at this time - Maurice Quinlivan TD29 April, 2020

Survey results show need for legislation to protect employees working from home – Maurice Quinlivan TD28 April, 2020

Legislation needed to address remote working pitfalls - Maurice Quinlivan TD20 April, 2020

Debenhams closure a major loss during an already difficult period - Maurice Quinlivan9 April, 2020

Construction workers’ health and safety must come first - Maurice Quinlivan TD26 March, 2020

Workers deserve a living wage – Maurice Quinlivan31 January, 2020

Minister Doherty claim on employee tips "entirely false and misleading" - Maurice Quinlivan15 January, 2020

Humans behind the trolley figures – Minister Harris needs to meet them in person – Maurice Quinlivan TD6 January, 2020

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

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