Imelda Munster TD
Imelda Munster is married to Niall and is the mother of two teenage girls and lives in Drogheda.
Imelda was elected to the Dáil in 2016 after serving as a Councillor between Drogheda Municipal Council and Louth County Council for 13 years, topping the poll in 2014.
Imelda went from being the longest serving female councillor on the Council to making history by becoming the first female TD for Louth and Meath East.
Imelda has been a member of Sinn Féin for 30 years and is a committed and tireless worker for the people of Louth and has a reputation for sticking with an issue until it is completed to her satisfaction. Diligent in her decision making working hard to ensure all matters are taken into consideration at meetings, never afraid to tackle issues whether it is hospital closure, road safety or lack of resources she will aggressively pursue it until it has been resolved to her satisfaction.
Imelda believes water is a basic human right and is opposed to the introduction of domestic water charges.
She is a passionate advocate for social justice and equality, campaigning against government cuts to local services and unfair home taxes, believing that Sinn Féin’s economic and social policies of ‘putting people first’ is the solution for many families in Louth who are struggling because of the government policies of austerity and cutbacks.
A committed trade unionist, Imelda is an active party member, Secretary of the Cottage Hospital Action Group and is currently the Sinn Féin spokesperson for Transport, Tourism and Sport.