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Kathleen Lynch
Kathleen Lynch
Labour
Party 3


Incumbent :

Main message to voters:

Having persevered and restored the public finances, my focus is now on driving forward economic and social recovery so that every person benefits from renewed prosperity and that progressive policies remain at the heart of Government.

Election history:

Elected to Cork Corporation in 1985. First Elected to Dáil Éireann in 1994. Appointed Minister of State at the Department of Health since March 2011.

Priorities:

  1. Providing for early childhood years, extending free GP care and locating health services in the community.
  2. Reforming taxation and ensuring there is a job for everyone who wants one.
  3. Continue our strong investment in education.