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Dr Séamus McMenamin

Councillor for Meath West

My vision 

I want Meath West to be a place where people can live well and work locally if they choose.

What I stand for

As we manage the effects of climate breakdown I want to make sure that those less well off do not suffer and that we have a truly just transition.

My priorities

  • Save Navan Hospital.
  • Practical Solutions for the housing crisis.
  • Rail line to Navan.
  • Just transition so no one gets left behind as we move away from carbon.

My experience

I am the Health Spokesperson for the Green Party and a local GP in Navan. I believe Counties Meath and Westmeath need a green voice in the Dáil. No other party will see that local jobs are prioritised and the new green economy is delivered from Castlepollard to Trim and from Oldcastle to Navan.

Latest activities

7th January 2020

Greens call on Minister for Health to declare a National Emergency to deal with hospital overcrowding crisis

14th November 2019

HSE Winter Plan does not address the structural problems in the Health Service – Greens

7th November 2019

Cuts to public drug treatment services need to be reversed in light of new research

16th October 2019

Vulnerable patients need to be protected from the government’s ‘validation process’ – Greens

8th October 2019

Budget 2020 doesn’t take GP capacity issues into account – Greens

13th June 2019

Minister of Health needs to treat ingestion of plastic as a public health issue: Greens

23rd April 2019

Remove private healthcare from new children’s hospital: Greens

8th April 2019

Provision of free GP care to under 12s is welcome but needs to be carefully managed and Fine Gael’s ‘media first’ strategy is not helpful: Greens

6th March 2019

Greater access to non-medication treatments needed to stem the rise of anti-depressant prescriptions: Greens

19th February 2019

Put exclusion zones around GP surgeries and family planning clinics: Greens

15th February 2019

Greens Call on Government to Recognise Psychiatric Nurses Association

6th February 2019

Cuts to GP services need to be reversed to guarantee better care and outcome for patients: Greens

6th February 2019

Green Party launch a Bill to cut the impact of cancer-causing radon gas and improve rental housing standards

20th November 2018

Air Pollution Study Highlights Urgent Need for Action on Carbon Emissions

10th October 2018

Green Party Cautiously Welcomes Increase in Funding to Health

1st October 2018

Department of Social Protection Urgently Needs to Solve Illness Benefit Delays