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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 (110)

Commission report outlines governments neglect of Mental Health - Pat Buckley TD25 July, 2018

15% increase in CAMHS waiting lists putting young at grave risk - Pat Buckley TD27 June, 2018

Varadkar's first year oversaw more chaos and crisis in mental health services - Pat Buckley TD14 June, 2018

Sinn Féin publish Suicide Prevention & Training Bill – Pat Buckley TD6 June, 2018

Buckley calls for restoration of vision screening for school children17 May, 2018

Buckley welcomes move to resolve constitutional issue for mental health patients16 May, 2018

Buckley apologises for Public Order Offence11 May, 2018

Unconstitutional Mental Health Act must be reformed immediately - Pat Buckley TD10 May, 2018

Staffing and capacity issues hurting patients in mental health units - Pat Buckley TD3 May, 2018

Fianna Fáil need to push government to reform mental health services - Pat Buckley TD2 May, 2018

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