Ciara Conway TD
Dáil Candidate for Waterford


Ciara Conway – Standing up for Community , Education and Empolyment.

Ciara Conway is the first woman to represent Waterford in Dáil Éireann since 1952. She is the first female to hold the seat for the Labour Party in the Déise and is one of only three women ever to have been elected to the Dáil from Waterford since the foundation of the State.

Ciara has been a strong voice in the Dáil for Waterford since 2011 and has highlighted numerous local and national health issues through her work as Vice-Chairperson of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children.

Locally, Ciara has been to the fore on numerous issues including securing investment in schools and school buildings, pursuing the Waterford Crystal Pensions Settlement, working to increase employment opportunities , securing health services  for Waterford, and securing  investments in local communities  to improve the quality of life and facilities for local citizens and tourists alike.

One of the youngest members of the Dáil ,Ciara Conway grew up in  Elm Park Tramore and now lives in  Dungarvan, Co. Waterford with her daughter Aeva - May and husband Gary.

She is a  past pupil of Holy Cross N.S. Tramore and Our Lady of Mercy Secondary School , Waterford .

Ciara is a graduate of  NUI, Galway (B.A. Hons. in Public and Social Policy)  and University College Cork (M.A. in Social Work)  and is awaiting conferral from the Executive Masters in Business Administration from Waterford Institute of Technology.

She has been employed as a Social Worker for the HSE as well as having worked as a Policy Officer for Barnardos.  She was elected to Dungarvan Town Council in 2009 and  took a Dáil seat in 2011.

 Some speechees:


Speaking on Marriage Equality


Speaking on Hospice Services

Speaking on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 

Second Stage:


 Speaking on the need for a University for Waterford


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