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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)

More clarity needed on preparations to support businesses in no deal Brexit scenario – Quinlivan18 April, 2018

750 Eir job cuts “a direct result of company’s privatisation” – Maurice Quinlivan TD12 April, 2018

1,022 people on Trollies in UHL in March ‘a national scandal’ – Quinlivan29 March, 2018

Fianna Fáil’s poor Limerick Tunnel deal leaves behind €200 million bill - Maurice Quinlivan TD23 March, 2018

Businesses are being 'bled dry' by outrageous increases in insurance premiums – Maurice Quinlivan TD21 March, 2018

Minister Harris 'missing in action again' as crisis in University Hospital Limerick is raised in Dáil – Maurice Quinlivan TD21 March, 2018

‘Alarming’ that Strategic Communications Unit is now drafting Parliamentary Question responses – Quinlivan20 March, 2018

We need to focus on getting a fairer spread of FDI jobs to the regions – Maurice Quinlivan TD14 March, 2018

'Absolutely disgraceful' trolley situation in University Hospital Limerick – Maurice Quinlivan TD12 March, 2018

Secondary selling sites should be forced to disclose true ticket prices – Maurice Quinlivan TD7 March, 2018

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