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

First elected to the Dáil in 1992, Róisín has been re-elected at every General Election since – giving her over 25 years’ experience in national politics.

A former primary school teacher with a degree in Economics and Politics, Róisín has throughout her career been particularly vocal on social justice issues, healthcare in all its forms, and good governance.

As Minister of State for Health, Róisín resigned her position in 2012 on grounds of principle, refusing to support what she saw as poor policy decisions.

Róisín is passionate about accountability and fair distribution of resources.

Under Róisín’s leadership, the Social Democrats have been at the heart of developing a 10-year vision to transform the Irish Health System. The Sláintecare plan is Ireland’s version of the UK’s NHS.

Under Róisín’s leadership, the Social Democrats have been at the heart of developing a 10-year vision to transform the Irish Health System. The Sláintecare plan is Ireland’s version of the UK’s NHS.

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1 month ago

Róisín Shortall

Dublin Bus have announced that a new route will come into operation on Sunday March 24th. This service will be called the 155 and run from IKEA to the city centre, on to UCD and end in Bray. The service will run once every 20 minutes in each direction. The 155 is expected to follow the same route as the 140 on the Northside and the 145 on the Southside. Once I have the final maps and timetable I will be sure to post them here. ... See MoreSee Less

Dublin Bus have announced that a new route will come into operation on Sunday March 24th. This service will be called the 155 and run from IKEA to the city centre, on to UCD and end in Bray. The service will run once every 20 minutes in each direction. The 155 is expected to follow the same route as the 140 on the Northside and the 145 on the Southside. Once I have the final maps and timetable I will be sure to post them here.

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Is that a extra bus paul

Thanks for that

1 month ago

Róisín Shortall

Yesterday in the Dáil I called on the Taoiseach to correct inaccurate statements he previously made regarding the cost overrun at the National Children's Hospital. He previously stated that a senior official was precluded from telling the Minister for Health of the rising costs of the Children’s Hospital. This is not the case.

The Ministers for Health and Public Expenditure need to clarify when this official made them aware of the cost overruns and what actions they took when they received this information.
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On the button.. complete lack of transparency/ Accountability....

What about the Kids (2000+) in Direct Provision?? Thanks for your Help.

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#SocDems are proud to endorse the Anti-Racism Election Protocol 2019 - Our #LE19 and #Euro19 candidates celebrate diversity and reject racism and hate speech in politics and public life #AREP19 @ENARIrl

Recent tweets have highlighted some confusion about general practice funding in Ireland so I hope this thread helps.
1.This is how Irish general practice is funded and what it does. Talk to your TD about #SaveGP

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Róisín Shortall’s Office Details

Róisín Shortall TD,
Dáil Éireann,
Leinster House,
Kildare Street.

Tel: 01-6183593

[email protected]

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