Candidate for Cork North-Central

Whilst studying in CIT, Sinéad was elected Welfare Officer of the Student Union in CIT.  Sinéad is passionate about equality and gained a special interest in education access, the LGBT+ community and choice in pregnancy and childbirth.

Having a great interest in making positive changes where possible she was a peer educator in her teens and recently has set up a local group for parents and guardians of young children.

A native of Farranree in the north side of Cork City, Sinéad lives in nearby Mayfield with her family. In her local SocDems branch of Cork North-Central she serves as Secretary and National Council member.

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Sinéad discusses why she joined the SocDems

There is a hunger amongst the membership and definitely within the leadership to take evidence based policy and to put that to work for the entire country.

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4 days ago

Sinéad Halpin

Busy busy Saturday 🙂REGISTER TO VOTE and LEAFLET DROP Busy day for @CorkSocDems with Ciaran McCarthy Social Democrats Cork NW leafletting in Ballingcollig while we held Voter Registration drives in #Macroom with Sile Ni Dhubhghaill Macroom Social Democrats and #Cork City with @daithinano @lou_o_donnell @kodzos and @PatMaher5. 30+ registered in an hour! #SocDems ... See MoreSee Less

Busy busy Saturday :)

5 days ago

Sinéad Halpin

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Thanks to everyone that came to our AGM last night. 2019 is a big year ahead for the Social Democrats and with our new branch committee in Cork North Central up and running, ye'll see us around the city or canvassing in your area. #socdems ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

Sinéad Halpin

REGISTER TO VOTE We had a stand outside Tesco on Paul Street earlier and registered over 20 people in under two hours. If you're living in Ireland, you can vote! You just need to register to be able to vote in the local and European elections in May 2019. #RegisterToVote #socdems ... See MoreSee Less


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Well done folks!

2 weeks ago

Sinéad Halpin

Important report by TASC​ today on how precarious work leads to precarious lives, where people are trapped in uncertainty, floating and on stand-by, with all aspects of their lives, their personal ambitions and hopes for family formation, on hold The report has many strong and excellent policy recommendations on how policy can create more security - in work, health, housing and childcare. ... See MoreSee Less

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Busy day for @CorkSocDems with @ciaranmcarthy leafletting in Ballingcollig while we held Voter Registration drives in #Macroom @silenidsocdems and Cork City with @daithinano @lou_o_donnell @kodzos and @PatMaher5. 30+ registered in an hour! #SocDems

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