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ELECTED
Michael McNamara
Party
Independent
Constituency
South
Occupation
TD and barrister
Age
50
Biography

Michael McNamara is a barrister and an independent TD for Clare. He previously worked at the United Nations and the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe as a legal and electoral expert.

Question time
What do you deem the most important issue for the European Union now and what would you like to see happen in that area?

The European Union needs to remain a force for peace in Europe. Wars end through negotiation, very rarely through unconditional surrender.

What group will you be aligned with in the European Parliament, should you win a seat? What do you see as their priorities?

I am not pre-empting the decision of Ireland South on who will represent them in the next European Parliament. If elected, in June, I will make contact with the various groupings to ascertain which one most closely aligns with my priorities and where I can have the largest impact on behalf of all of the constituency.

Why should someone vote for you?

People feel unrepresented by politicians and media who refuse to ask the questions that they want answered. I will do that.

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