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Pat Buckley TD


Pat Buckley - 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 (114)

HSE have no figures for suicide deaths in hospitals – Buckley30 May, 2017

Mental Health Services face closure due to understaffing - Buckley22 May, 2017

Drug and Alcohol treatment central to tackling suicide – Buckley18 May, 2017

150% increase in Defence Force members needing FIS payment – Buckley11 May, 2017

Cut of 19% in addiction counsellors since 2006 ‘unacceptable’ – Buckley10 May, 2017

Rural communities need investment to survive – Buckley4 May, 2017

Practice of placing children on adult psychiatric wards must end now – Buckley4 May, 2017

Buckley issues support for St Patrick’s staff after strike ballot27 April, 2017

Cuts to youth services threaten young people – Buckley6 April, 2017

Funding to Rathangan Youth Services must be protected – Buckley4 April, 2017

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