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Malcolm Byrne

Party

Fianna Fáil

Constituency

Wexford

Occupation

Councillor and head of communications

Age

41

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Biography

He was a Gorey town councillor before being elected as a Wexford County Councillor in 2009. Re-elected in 2014, he is involved with a number of community groups in his area and is a former vice-president of the National Youth Council of Ireland.

Question Time

Q.

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

I will be a national legislator with a focus on education, youth issues, disability, mental health, investment in skilled employment and tackling the housing crisis.

Q.

What is your number one priority for your constituency?

Investment in education and youth services. Wexford's disadvantage stems from our underachievement in education. We need to raise the county's participation and outcome rates.

Q.

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

Introduce a green paper/discussion document on improving mental health services in Ireland.

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