Policy Issues

Equality and Human Rights

I am seeking equality proofing of social and economic policies and am working to support a rights-based approach to health, housing and education and legislation to ensure equality of access to these services.

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Public Services for the Public Good

Delivery of quality public services must be our national priority. The housing crisis highlights the danger of over-reliance on market solutions and the need for greater public investment.

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Sustainable Economy

I am advocating for a sustainable economy, one which delivers decent work, supports fair taxation and recognises the cost and contribution of care.

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Participation and Political Reform

I stand for an Ireland where everyone can participate fully. From my work with older people and with young people in unemployment, I understand the need for investment in education, youth work, community development, social care and mental health supports.

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International Responsibility

I am working to ensure Seanad Éireann plays a stronger role in examining EU legislation, holding Government accountable for its international policies, and driving constructive public debate on global issues which are shaping our shared world such as climate change, trade, conflict and migration.

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