Mary Mitchell-O'Connor TD

Mary was elected to Dáil Éireann on her first attempt in the 2011 General Election. She had previously served on Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council after being elected on her first attempt in June 2004 and re-elected in June 2009. Mary is a qualified teacher and before her election was Principal of the Harold School Glasthule, a busy mixed Catholic school with 500 pupils. During her time there, Mary successfully managed the amalgamation of St. Joseph's Boys School and Harold Convent Girls' School. Mary will prioritise education issues during her time in the Dáil. Mary is extremely supportive of local business and enterprise.

She has consistently fought against increases in commercial rates in the Council in order to help keep the cost of doing business down.


Focus on Road Safety needed as child deaths double – Mitchell O’Connor

Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire TD and teacher, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has today (Wednesday) urged parents preparing to send children back to school to think about road safety, in light of the news that road deaths among children have doubled this year.

Renewing Motor Tax in Post Office would save money and make life easier – Mitchell O’Connor

Fine Gael TD for Dun Laoghaire, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has today (Tuesday), supported the Irish Postmasters’ Union (IPU) in their call to make motor tax renewal available at Post Offices.

Leaving Certificate students reminded to consider all their options – Mitchell O’Connor

Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire TD and former teacher, Mary Mitchell O’ Connor, today (Wednesday) called on Leaving Certificate students getting results today to remember that they have plenty of options.

Long overdue NRH upgrade will hugely benefit service users – Mitchell O’Connor

Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire TD, Mary Mitchell O’ Connor, having recently met with the design team of the National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH) in Dun Laoghaire, has today (Wednesday), reiterated her strong support for a prompt upgrade and urges people to engage in the design process.

Over €1 million allocated to make Dun Laoghaire energy efficient – Mitchell O’Connor

Fine Gael TD for Dun Laoghaire, Mary Mitchell O’Connor has welcomed the allocation of over €1 million from the Better Energy Communities Programme to improve Dun Laoghaire amenities.