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Councillor Sean MacManus


Seán MacManus lives in Sligo with his wife Helen who is a native of Glenfarne, Co. Leitrim. A carpenter by trade, Seán has been a fulltime public representative for a number of years as a member of both Sligo County Council and Sligo Borough Council.
 
Seán served on the party's Ard Comhairle (National Executive) for many years and was National Chairperson of the party from 1984 to 1990. He has played a central part in developing the party's current peace strategy and was a senior member of Sinn Fein's negotiating team. He has been an important member of many delegations in meetings with British Cabinet ministers, including with British Prime Minister Tony Blair at 10 Downing Street. He has also extensively represented Sinn Fein throughout North America and Europe.

Seán received over 5,000 first preference votes in the 2002 General Election in the Sligo/Leitrim constituency and has also contested the European elections in the Connaught/Ulster constituency. Mayor of Sligo in 2000 and again in 2004, he also contested the 2007 General Election in the new constituency of Sligo/ North Leitrim. He has been the promoter of numerous local initiatives  including the North West Economic Forum, the retention of Borough status for Sligo city and the "Save Lisadell" campaign. Sean is also recognised as a leading campaigner on local health issues, he was the first politician in this area to raise issues such as the lack of "Breastcheck" and radiotherapy in Sligo General Hospital.

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Telephone: 086 8198456
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