Mary Lou McDonald

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Mary Louise McDonald (born 1 May 1969) is an Irish Sinn Féin politician who has served as Leader of the Opposition in Ireland since June 2020 and President of Sinn Féin since February 2018. She has been a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Dublin Central constituency since 2011. She previously served as Vice President of Sinn Féin from 2009 to 2018 and a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the Dublin constituency from 2004 to 2009.On 10 February 2018, McDonald succeeded longtime party leader Gerry Adams as President of Sinn Féin, following a special ardfheis (party conference) in Dublin.In the 2020 general election, Sinn Féin's performance improved significantly and it was the first time in almost a century that neither Fianna Fáil nor Fine Gael won the most votes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mary Lou McDonald has received more than 1,059,784 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Mary Lou McDonald is the 14,899th most popular politician, the 342nd most popular biography from Ireland and the 60th most popular Irish Politician.

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Among politicians, Mary Lou McDonald ranks 14,899 out of 15,710Before her are Alexander Ramsey, Bharrat Jagdeo, Uma Bharti, Miriam Defensor Santiago, Malcolm Rifkind, and Jean Carnahan. After her are John Barrasso, Stefano Palmieri, Bob Corker, Irakli Okruashvili, Holger Apfel, and Paul Tsongas.

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Among people born in 1969, Mary Lou McDonald ranks 563Before her are Ilya Tsymbalar, Aunjanue Ellis, Brian McKnight, MaliVai Washington, Marie Darrieussecq, and Pavel Kolobkov. After her are Dweezil Zappa, Luc Holtz, Justin Kirk, David Slade, Earnie Stewart, and Johnathon Schaech.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Mary Lou McDonald ranks 342 out of 460Before her are Yvonne Farrell (1951), Niamh Kavanagh (1968), Kian Egan (1980), William J. Duane (1780), Thomas MacDonagh (1878), and Niall Quinn (1966). After her are Noel Hogan (1971), Steve Heighway (1947), Paul Harrington (1960), Emma Donoghue (1969), Kerry Condon (1983), and Packie Bonner (1960).

Among POLITICIANS In Ireland

Among politicians born in Ireland, Mary Lou McDonald ranks 60Before her are Seán Lemass (1899), Éamonn Ceannt (1881), Seán Mac Diarmada (1883), John Redmond (1856), Phil Hogan (1960), and William J. Duane (1780). After her are Charlie McCreevy (1949) and Simon Coveney (1972).

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