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Rose Conway-Walsh TD, Sinn Féin Spokesperson on Higher and Further Education, Research, Innovation and Science was first elected to Mayo County Council in 2009, making history as the first woman Councillor elected in Belmullet since the foundation of the State. She went on to retain her seat for West Mayo at the 2014 local election, topping the poll with 2,078 first preference votes.

Rose led the Sinn Féin team in the Seanad (2016 – 2020).  She was a permanent member of the Finance & Public Expenditure Joint Oireachtas Committee and the Agriculture, Food & Marine Committee.

Rose is the first Sinn Féin TD elected in Mayo since 1920s when she was elected to the Dáil in February 2020.  She now serves on the Committee of Education, Further and Higher Education, Research Innovation and Science and the Joint Oireachtas Committee on the implementation of the Good Friday Agreement.

Rose is a member of Sinn Féin’s Ard Comhairle.  As Frontbench TD she represents the Party Nationally and Internationally.  She holds a BA in Public Management and a MA in Local Government and has a broad range of experience working for multi-national companies and not-for-profit organisations in Britain and Ireland.

Contact details

Leinster House, Kildare Street, Dublin 2
Tel: 01 6183664. Email: [email protected]

Belmullet Constituency Office
Barrack St, Belmullet, Co Mayo
Open: Monday, Tuesday 9.30am - 4.30pm. Wednesday 9.30am - 3.30pm
Phone: 087 763 8843. Email: [email protected]  

Ballina Constituency Office
Casement St, Ballina, Co Mayo
Open Thursday, Friday 9.30am - 4.30pm
Phone: 087 244 4048. Email: [email protected]

Statements (94)

Minister Harris must introduce student accommodation strategy before it is too late - Rose Conway-Walsh TD11 August, 2022

Student accommodation crisis demands urgent Government intervention – Rose Conway-Walsh TD10 August, 2022

ESRI report on healthcare staff shows need to get serious about investing in third-level education – Rose Conway-Walsh TD26 July, 2022

Action needed to boost cross-border enrolment in third-level education - Rose Conway-Walsh TD14 July, 2022

Government must stand up for apprentices hit by cost of living crisis - Rose Conway Walsh TD8 June, 2022

Investment in public research system must be cornerstone of innovation strategy – Rose Conway-Walsh TD18 May, 2022

Widespread frustration as CAO faces repeat of grade inflation pressure – Rose Conway-Walsh TD12 May, 2022

Proposal on higher education funding welcome but timeline for delivery is key – Rose Conway-Walsh TD6 May, 2022

Our future prosperity depends on real investment in third-level education - Rose Conway-Walsh TD3 May, 2022

Government failing to retrieve pandemic supports from Insurance Sector - Rose Conway-Walsh TD28 April, 2022

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