Jennifer Carroll MacNeill, TD
Jennifer Carroll MacNeill is the Minister of State with responsibility for Financial Services, Credit Unions and Insurance.
She is a TD for the Dún Laoghaire Constituency, elected in February 2020. She served as Vice Chair of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party and Spokesperson for Equality. She was also Vice Chair of the Justice Committee as well as being a member of the Public Accounts Committee and the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement Committee. She was a member of the Special Dáil Committee on Covid prior to its disbandment into sectoral Committees.
Previously she was a Councillor for the Killiney-Shankill ward. Since first being elected as a public representative, she has prioritised families experiencing homelessness and domestic abuse awareness. She has supported, and personally assisted a number of homeless women with small children to find appropriate accommodation. She has also worked closely with Coercive Control Ireland to raise awareness of this issue. Coercive Control became a criminal offence in January 2019.
Since being elected as a TD, she has continued to work for her constituents at a national level, drawing on her decade of experience working in Government on policy and legislation. Reducing carbon emissions by protecting and developing public transport facilities and better recycling and waste management are also part of her local agenda.
She is passionate about politics as a tool to improve social justice, opportunity and fairness. Her vision for the future of Ireland is to continue to work through Covid, rebuild a strong economy, full employment, at the centre of Europe and a compassionate country that supports its people. Her values are integrity, compassion, respect, equality and family. She is hard-working, determined and empathetic.
News & Statements
Blatant hypocrisy from Sinn Fein trying to blow windfall tax after a career spent undermining FDI – Carroll MacNeill
The blatant hypocrisy from Sinn Fein in trying to blow the corporation tax windfall despite having spent the past 13 years trying to undermine foreign direct investment is nothing short of shocking, a Fine Gael Minister has said.10th May 2023
Mary Lou McDonald and Pearse Doherty should clarify Sinn Féin’s ever-changing finances in the Dáil - Carroll MacNeill
Sinn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald and Party Treasurer Pearse Doherty should clarify the ever-changing story of Sinn Féin’s finances in the Dáil, Minister Jennifer Carroll MacNeill has said.22nd February 2023
Sinn Féin couldn’t run a sweet shop let alone a country with their book-keeping– Carroll MacNeill
The fast and loose financial practices of the main opposition party means they are incapable of running a sweet shop let alone a country, a Fine Gael Minister has said.21st February 2023
Does Mary Lou McDonald need to amend her SIPO returns on Jonathan Dowdall’s €1,000 donation – Carroll MacNeill
Why did Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald record a €1,000 donation from criminal Jonathan Dowdall on her SIPO returns if it was intended for the party as claimed this week, a Fine Gael Minister has asked.18th January 2023
Fine Gael putting more money back in people’s pockets with tax changes from tomorrow (1st Jan) – Carroll McNeill
Income tax changes announced in Budget 2023 that take effect from tomorrow will put more money back in people’s pockets to help them to better deal with the cost of living crisis, Minister of State at the Department of Finance, with responsibility for Financial Services, Credit Unions and Insurance, Jennifer Carroll McNeill has stated.31st December 2022
Supports remain available for those at risk of domestic violence over Christmas – Carroll MacNeill
New refuges will be made available in different parts of the country to support victims of domestic violence over the coming two years. In the interim, crucial supports remain available for victims of Domestic Violence, particularly over the Christmas period, according to Fine Gael TD Jennifer Carroll MacNeill.21st December 2022
Preparation must begin now for a referendum on remote & proxy working – Carroll MacNeill
A referendum on remote and proxy working must be seriously considered by Government in 2023, a Fine Gael TD has said.15th December 2022
Mary Lou should give Dowdall’s €1,000 donation to Criminal Assets Bureau – Carroll MacNeill
A Fine Gael TD has called on the leader of Sinn Féin to give the €1,000 donation she received from criminal Jonathan Dowdall to the Criminal Assets Bureau.9th November 2022
Mary Lou accepted donation from Jonathan Dowdall – Carroll MacNeill
More than four years after he was sentenced for waterboarding, the Sinn Féin leader has admitted a donation from criminal Jonathan Dowdall was probably used in her successful General Election campaign, a Fine Gael TD has said.6th November 2022
Sinn Féin’s secrecy on criminal and torturer Jonathan Dowdall – Carroll MacNeill
Serious question remain about what Sinn Féin and Deputy Mary Lou McDonald knew about criminal and torturer Jonathan Dowdall after he donated €1,000 to her and became a city councillor for the party, a Fine Gael TD has said.5th November 2022
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