Nuala has managed the office of Catherine Murphy since 2012 and spends the majority of her time dealing first hand with constituent queries with a view to finding the relevant solutions. This has enabled her to understand the issues facing people in their daily lives.
This direct experience has given Nuala the knowledge and expertise to navigate the systems of local and national government in
order to deliver solutions.She has strong relationships across local and national politics. These relationships allow her to be proactive in handling any issues that arise in North Kildare.
Nuala played a pivotal role in the campaign to Repeal the 8th Amendment and she was a founding member of the ‘Leixlip for Repeal’ and the ‘Clane for Repeal’ groups. She also worked on the Kildare Coalition to Repeal and helped to establish other regional groups during the campaign.
Nuala was born and raised in Leixlip as the third child of a family of 9 and attended primary and secondary school in Leixlip. She has a wide extended family and a large circle of friends in the area and she continues to live with her son in North Kildare. Nuala also worked in local government in the UK as an Employer Engagement and Business Development specialist developing and providing award winning public sector training.
Nuala has been involved with the Social Democrats since the foundation of the party. She believes that we have the vision to radically change Irish politics but more importantly to make a meaningful difference in people’s everyday lives.
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