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Pat Buckley TD

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Pat Buckley - Junior Spokesperson on Mental Health & Suicide Prevention

Councillor Pat Buckley is your Sinn Féin TD for Cork East.  Married with two teenage children, Pat works tirelessly for the people of East Cork. 

Pat is PRO for the Let’s Get Together Foundation, a non-profit suicide prevention group whose work has seen a dramatic fall in the suicide rate in East Cork over the last ten years. 

He understands the problems facing people locally from small businesses to farmers, to the anguish of parents watching their children emigrate and young families’ struggling with debt and unemployment. 

Pat will work to deliver a fair recovery.

Statements (96)

Sinn Féin welcomes plans for permanent Oireachtas Mental Health Committee - Pat Buckely TD, Senator Devine7 May, 2019

Cork children still in limbo after 10 month CAMHS referral freeze – Buckley2 May, 2019

Cork once again playing second fiddle on infrastructure investment - Pat Buckley TD26 April, 2019

Hundreds of children waiting over 3 months for mental health assessment in Cork - Pat Buckley TD11 April, 2019

HSE cutting Cork waiting lists with disgraceful numbers fiddle - Pat Buckley TD5 April, 2019

Pat Buckley TD calls for cross-party support for new Mental Health Committee4 March, 2019

Young people being failed by government inaction on mental health - Pat Buckley TD31 January, 2019

Government must prioritise new Mental Health Bill in 2019 - Pat Buckley TD15 January, 2019

Huge support for strike action by psychiatric nurses ‘puts ball in Government’s court’ – Buckley17 December, 2018

1,182 children waiting more than 4 months for speech and language therapy in Cork – Buckley13 December, 2018

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