Sinn Fein front bench

  • Mayo TD Rose Conway-Walsh has been appointed Sinn Fein's spokesperson for Higher Education, Innovation & Science.

    Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald has announced her front bench this afternoon, with first-time TDs featuring on the list.

    Claire Kerrane, the recently elected TD for Roscommon-Galway is the party's spokesperson on Social Protection, Community & Rural Development and the Islands,

    New Galway West TD Mairead Farrell is spokeserson on Public Expenditure and Reform, and Erris-based TD Rose Conway-Walsh, also a newly-elected TD, will mark Minister Simon Harris in Higher Education, Innovation and Science.

    Deputy Conway-Walsh told Midwest News it's an area she's passionate about, but a challenging role...