Profile: Denise Mitchell (SF)

Dublin Bay North: Fourth TD elected of five

Sinn Féin TD Denise Mitchell.

Sinn Féin TD Denise Mitchell.

 

Denise Mitchell is a newly elected TD for Dublin Bay North.

She won the seat after a mammoth count and took the seat from Labour Minister Aodhan O’Riordain.

Mitchell unsuccessfully contested the 2009 local election in the Artane Whitehall ward.

In 2014 local elections, she was elected on the second count to represent Beaumont Donaghmede on Dublin City Council.

She has been heavily involved in the anti-water charges campaign and in raising issues about Beaumont Hospital.