In February 2020, I was humbled and delighted to be elected as TD for Dublin West. If you need any assistance, please do get in touch – my details are on the contact page.
As a TD, my priorities are on tackling climate change, increasing accessibility of childcare, expanding and improving public transport, and ensuring availability of affordable homes.
Prior to being elected to Dail Eireann, I served on Fingal County Council, having been first elected in 2014 and re-elected in 2019.
Growing up in Dublin 15, I’ve seen what happens when the needs of developers are put ahead of those of local communities. As house building starts again in Dublin West, we cannot let the same mistakes be made by failing to put in place infrastructure like schools, health facilities and public transport.
Lecturing law for the last ten years, I’ve seen how law reform can achieve real change for people. Campaigning for change means working with others – which is why I was a leader in the Yes Equality campaign in Dublin West for the marriage referendum and was involved in the local campaign to repeal the 8th Amendment. As an EU law lecturer, my work with the DCU Brexit Institute focuses on how we manage the challenge of the UK leaving the European Union.
Education is my passion. As well as being a lecturer in DCU, I have served on the board of management for five local schools, including Coolmine, Scoil Choilm, Danu Special School, Pobail Setanta and Castleknock Community College. I understand the importance in investing in educational, vocational and mental health facilities and services for children and young people.