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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)

Low uptake of Brexit business supports “very concerning” – Maurice Quinlivan TD18 June, 2018

Government and Fianna Fáil running scared on enterprise policies - Maurice Quinlivan TD17 June, 2018

Lack of child psychology services in Limerick “extremely worrying” – Maurice Quinlivan TD12 June, 2018

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

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