Candidate for Dún Laoghaire 

Sinéad has leadership experience in both the private and public sectors. She served as the inaugural Director of the Irish Human Rights & Equality Commission from 2014 to 2016 and before that she built and led the Corporate Social Responsibility function for Google Ireland. She is now running her own media production company and provides training and consultancy to the public and NGO sectors.

Sinéad has been an activist her entire adult life – she was president of the Students’ Union at University of Ulster at Coleraine, and she currently holds a number of voluntary director positions on the boards of non-governmental organisations; Digital Charity Lab, Victims’ Rights Alliance and One Family.

Sinéad is a lifelong learner with an undergraduate degree in History & Politics from University of Ulster and a range of post-graduate qualifications in the areas of IT & Education, Cyberpsychology, Equality Studies and Human Rights Law.

Sinéad is a single mum from Blackrock, Co. Dublin, where she lives with her teenage daughter Bella. They can be spotted regularly frequenting the Mellow Fig cafe in Blackrock.

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“The reason I have entered politics is to bring transparency and equality to government. There is a disconnect between what we are paying in taxes and the services and support we should all expect as a result.”

“The reason I have entered politics is to bring transparency and equality to government. There is a disconnect between what we are paying in taxes and the services and support we should all expect as a result.”

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9 months ago

Social Democrats Dún Laoghaire

Great turnout at Leinster House today by Clonkeen College students for a demonstration against the unilateral sale of their playing pitches (Save Clonkeen's Playing Field).

If you haven't heard about what's going on, our local rep Peter Tanham explained some of the background in a video last year: www.facebook.com/SocDemsDL/videos/vb.995553680552107/1446618362112301/?type=2&theater
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Great turnout at Leinster House today by Clonkeen College students for a demonstration against the unilateral sale of their playing pitches (Save Clonkeens Playing Field).If you havent heard about whats going on, our local rep Peter Tanham explained some of the background in a video last year: https://www.facebook.com/SocDemsDL/videos/vb.995553680552107/1446618362112301/?type=2&theater

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9 months ago

Social Democrats Dún Laoghaire

The Dept of Education has just confirmed that all primary and post-primary schools as well as higher education centres will be closed in Leinster and Munster tomorrow and Friday. ... See MoreSee Less

9 months ago

Social Democrats Dún Laoghaire

The price of rent in Ireland continues to spiral out of control. We have a plan to help make renting more secure and affordable. Read more on our plan here: https://socialdemocrats.ie/proposals-strengthen-renters-rights/ ... See MoreSee Less

9 months ago

Social Democrats Dún Laoghaire

Social Democrats
"I certainly will be out knocking on doors in my own constituency!" Our co-leader Catherine Murphy TD has given her thoughts on the news that a referendum on the 8th Amendment is fast approaching.
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Great to hear @RoisinShortall talk about #Slaintecare and its vision to reduce health inequality in Ireland by moving to a single tier system. @SocDems

We are super lucky to have @sineadgibney speaking at our next event about her time as Head of Social Action at Google. Join us at Corporate Responsibility for Good on 01 Nov 6-8pm in AIB Grafton Street https://t.co/h2bibaFtTX

Please give @MichaelDHiggins your vote tomorrow. He's worked hard over the last seven years, promoting the values that we hold dear: equality, social justice, inclusion. Let's keep him in the Áras and let's say THANK YOU in the form of a resounding win. #aras18 #KeepThePoet

Like pub quizzes? Like equality? Well we have an event for you! Come to the our table quiz on 8 Nov at 8pm in the Graduate Pub in Killiney in aid of @DunL4Choice. Only €10 a person and it goes to a great cause!

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