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Averil Power

ELIMINATED

Name

Averil Power

Party

Independent

Constituency

Dublin Bay North

Occupation

Senator

Age

37

Biography

She failed to secure a seat in the 2009 local elections and the 2011 general election before she was elected to the Seanad in 2011. A former member of Fianna Fáil, she was the Seanad Spokesperson on Education and Skills before she left the party in 2015. Now an Independent, she holds degrees in business and law.

TheJournal.ie Interview

Question Time

Q.

Why should someone vote for you (in 140 characters or fewer)?

Because I'm a compassionate, progressive and effective Independent representative with a proven track record of delivering positive results.

Q.

What is your number one priority for your constituency?

A new A&E for Beaumont hospital & improvements in healthcare. Also childcare, education, mental health, housing & jobs. Protect Dublin Bay.

Q.

What one thing would you like to do in your first 100 days of the new Dáil if you are elected?

Secure a commitment to a new A&E in Beaumont. Also get my adoption bill (already passed by Seanad) through the Dáil to help 60,000 adoptees.

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Election 2016
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