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John Dwyer

Constituency: Wexford

Former Sinn Féin Councillor John Dwyer is running as an independent candidate in Wexford. In 2009, Dwyer split from Sinn Fein, a party which he had been a member of since 1981. Dwyer's political activism stretches back to the 1980s when he became a shop steward of the factory in which he was employed at the age of just 17. He has served as a local politician on New Ross Urban District Council since 1999 and on Wexford County Council from 2004 - 2009.

  • Total and absolute opposition to the continued squandering of tax payers' monies on failed banks
  • Protecting the living standards of those on minimum wages and social welfare
  • Reversing the unfair Universal Social Charge
  • Revitalising and protecting public services


Did you know?

In an interview carried by An Phoblacht in 2007, Dwyer claimed that one of his earliest political influences was RTE programme Hall's Pictorial Weekly. Vote
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