“Thomasina Connell is a Solicitor and a native of Ballybrittas. She was educated at Scoil Mhuire, Portarlington, UCD and the Law Society of Ireland. She has served on the Criminal Law Committee for the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association and was Editor of the Criminal Law sector of the Parchment Magazine. She previously worked for the Northern Ireland Bureau in Washington D.C. A supporter and volunteer in the Charity sector for many years, she has also been active in the Dunamase and Cill Dara Riding Clubs, Foróige and is a supporter of Courtwood GAA Club.
“As a young person with a fresh perspective, I have direct personal experience of many of the core concerns of the people of our constituency:Agriculture: As someone who grew up within a tight knit farming community where my family have lived for generations, I understand the issues that are affecting the livelihoods of farmers and their families, including the potential challenges that we face in protecting our rural environment.