Peadar Tóibín

Peadar Tóibín has been a TD for the Meath West since 2011. He is the founder and leader of Aontú, a 32-county party, that received more votes than Labour, the Soc Dems and PbP in the recent European lections. Peadar was a of the leader of the Right to Life campaign in the 2018 referendum and of the NO, NO campaign, that recently won the Family and Care referendums.

He has an Economics and Politics degree from UCD, and a postgraduate in Enterprise from the Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School. Peadar worked as a Management Consultant before being elected TD for Meath West. Deputy Tóibín sits on the Joint Committee for the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement and the Finance Committee.

Peadar is a fluent Irish speaker and served as the Cathaoirleach of the Joint Committee on Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs from 2016 to 2018. He authored the first Oireachtas Committee report on the All-Ireland economy since partition. Peadar served as an Enterprise Spokesperson in the Dáil from 2011 to 2016.

He is married with four young children. He lives in Navan. He is the chair of the Save Navan Hospital campaign, the Meath on Track campaign and the Safer Meath Campaign. He is a keen hiker, gardener and makes his own cider.

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