TD for Kildare North, co-leader and co-founder of the Social Democrats

Catherine entered politics 30 years ago as a town councillor for her local area, following years of local community activism on a range of issues affecting her community. Catherine was first elected to Dáil Eireann in 2005 following a by-election.

During this 32nd Dáil, Catherine holds membership on the Public Accounts Committee, Transport, Tourism and Sports Committee, she was also a member on the all party Oireachtas committee on the Eighth Amendment  of the Constitution.

Catherine is vocal on a wide range of issues including institutional reform, climate change, planning sustainable communities and affordable housing and fighting for those most vulnerable in society. Catherine has and continues to be a strong advocate for more accountability and integrity in politics and public life.

“The SocDems believe in an Ireland where high quality public services, strong communities and a thriving economy combine to create a fairer society.”

The Social Democrats believe in an Ireland where high quality public services, strong communities and a thriving economy combine to create a fairer society.

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6 days ago

Social Democrats

Ireland has declared a #ClimateEmergency – but the government needs to act on it now.

At 8 p.m. tonight Catherine Murphy is bringing a SocDems motion to the #Dáil calling on the government to revise public spending commitments to deliver meaningful actions on #ClimateChange.

You can watch the Dáil debate live here:
www.oireachtas.ie/en/oireachtas-tv/dail-eireann-live/
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3 weeks ago

Social Democrats

18 Councillors so far - and the count goes on.....

Meet your newly elected #SocDems councillors for Dublin, Fingal, Dun Laoghaire, Kildare, Wicklow, Galway, Limerick and Offaly
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3 weeks ago

Social Democrats

News flash: We've trebled our no. of Councillors - to 19

On 11 Councils: Dublin City, South Dublin, Fingal, Dun-Laoghaire-Rathdown, Kildare, Limerick, Cork County, Galway City, Wicklow, Meath & Offaly.

10 women, 9 men - for sustainable communities and greener local government.
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https://t.co/G5xha8R2wM are inviting community groups to apply for grant funding to engage an ecologist and develop a Community Biodiversity Plan (CBP) for their local area. Three levels of grant funding will be offered: Closing date 28 June 2019. Details https://t.co/fCqOz4Etn2

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Catherine Murphy’s Office Details

Catherine Murphy TD,

Dáil Éireann,

Leinster House,

Kildare Street, Dublin 2.

[email protected]