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 venerable 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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One year on, not much in the media or anywhere else about Slainte Care. Might be a good time to remind your local TD incase they have forgotten about it over their holidays... ... See MoreSee Less

One year on, not much in the media or anywhere else about Slainte Care. Might be a good time to remind your local TD incase they have forgotten about it over their holidays...

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Imagine someone going around burning your money. You’d be annoyed wouldn’t you? Well it’s happening. Watch this. #Promnotes #NotOurDebt #BallyheaSaysKnow

@MOReganIT #takebackthecity is growing and spreading. I’m not sure that Leo Varadkar and Fine Gael fully understand the level of anger on the housing issue. I can see this escalating in the coming months as the situation has become dire for people from all walks of life

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Catherine Murphy’s Office Details

Catherine Murphy TD,

Dáil Éireann,

Leinster House,

Kildare Street, Dublin 2.

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