Kate O’Connell is a TD for the Dublin Bay South constituency. A pharmacist, businesswoman and mother of three, she also holds a masters in Primary Care and Business.
A founding member of the Rathgar Business Association, she ran, successfully, for election at both local and national level in 2014 and in 2016.
She strongly opposed the poor use of public finances while sitting on Dublin City Council and fought for maintaining water fluoridation across the capital, in line with the recommendations of all the major Irish dental schools.
Her main areas of experience and expertise are Business, Family and Health and she is committed to improving standards/available services across all three sectors.
News & Statements
Delaying tactics on abortion legislation must end – O’Connell
The delaying tactics employed in the Oireachtas on the abortion debate must come to an end, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Health budget will offer a helping hand to those who need it most - O’Connell
A Fine Gael TD has said that the increase in health spending announced in today’s Budget demonstrates the Government’s commitment to our health service.
Cannabis Bill contains no safeguards against harmful use by patients- O’Connell
A report from the health committee has today recommended that the Cannabis for Medicinal Use Regulation Bill 2016 should not proceed to committee stage.