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Joe McHugh
Joe McHugh
Fine Gael
Party 1

Incumbent :

Election history:

Elected Fine Gael Member of Donegal County Council in 2009, Seanad Éireann in 2002 - 2007. Elected to Dáil Éireann in 2007 and again in 2011 and 2016. Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development.


  1. Rural Broadband – strong/ reliable access for all is essential for businesses/ SMEs; remote access and work flexibility; home access for students
  2. Investment in Infrastructure –roads like N14 Lifford- Letterkenny Road; better transport systems and connectivity like the £75M investment for A5 Road
  3. Healthcare services: improvement/ development of essential services, attracting qualified nurses/ doctors, cross border projects like LUH/ Altnagelvin