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Emer Toibín

Emer Tóibín is married and has 4 children. She has worked as a lecturer, project manager and in business development over many years. Dissatisfaction with how Meath has continuously been left out of governmental investment and development strategy has led her to get involved in local politics.

A sister of Meath West TD Peadar Toibin, she has seen at first-hand the lack of planning and investment that has stymied Meath’s growth potential. Involved as a player and coach for many years with Navan O’Mahoneys, Emer is a strong community activist and campaigner. She also played camogie at county level, and played with Navan hockey and with Navan tennis.

She volunteers on the local school’s parents committee and is engaged in the Save Navan Hospital and Navan Rail link to Dublin campaigns. With your backing, Emer will represent you to the best of her ability. Not afraid to grapple with the inadequacies of our services, you can be sure that she will aim to get the results, that for so long have been denied to the royal county.

The Irish political system is radically broken



In Ireland the vast majority of elected representatives put a finger in the air to check which way the political wind is blowing. They have one eye on their leaders – seeking brownie points – and another eye keeping their seat safe. If elected reps shut up and do as they’re told, they are promoted; if they stand up for what they believe in, they are demoted. No wonder we have the political class we have. No wonder a half a billion euro is being buried in a hole under the National Children’s Hospital and that Stormont is in stalemate.



Throughout Ireland, many people are now afraid to say what they feel, many are afraid to respectfully engage on a range of different topics. Many feel there is a new censorship and a new political correctness in Ireland, that opposition to the establishment is being deleted.



Respectful opposition is not the enemy. Respectful opposition is a critical element of a functional democracy. Aontú will have the backbone to stand up, without fear, for you.




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