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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)

137,000 minimum wage workers thrown under the Brexit excuse bus – Maurice Quinlivan TD8 October, 2019

UHL at “breaking point” as 1,404 patients recorded on trolleys in September – Maurice Quinlivan TD30 September, 2019

Thousands of civil servants earning less than the Living Wage – Maurice Quinlivan TD25 September, 2019

Limerick to become dumping ground following "toxic decision" by Environmental Protection Agency – Maurice Quinlivan TD19 September, 2019

Where is the government’s long-promised ticket touting legislation? – Maurice Quinlivan TD5 September, 2019

Quinlivan welcomes PDFORRA’s application to join Congress3 September, 2019

Another disastrous month for UHL emergency department – Maurice Quinlivan TD30 August, 2019

New jobs agency needed to rebalance Irish industrial strategy – Maurice Quinlivan TD & Imelda Munster TD29 August, 2019

Minister Harris sneaks in and out of Limerick to avoid hard questions – Maurice Quinlivan TD21 August, 2019

"Very concerning" that company currently being sued by State Department awarded UHL contract - Maurice Quinlivan TD19 August, 2019

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