Matt Shanahan

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Independent TD Matt Shanahan is  business and marketing consultant with a background in digital and social media marketing.
Matt Shanahan (Independent)

Elected, like two other TDs, on the final count for the Waterford constituency, Independent Matt Shanahan (55) entered politics when he was co-opted t(...)

 Sinn Féin’s David Cullinane has taken 38% of the first-preference vote. File photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan

Fine Gael has failed to have a TD elected in Waterford in a general election for the first time after a surge of left-leaning transfers handed the fou(...)

Verona Murphy, who ran for Fine Gael in the Wexford byelection in November, is to stand as an Independent candidate in the constituency in the general election. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy, Irish Road Haulage Association president Verona Murphy and former European Parliament member Marian Harkin have announced t(...)

The South East Broken Hearts rally last weekend in support of a round-the-clock cardiac service at University Hospital Waterford. Photograph: Noel Browne

Lobbying techniques successfully applied in recent referendums are being adapted for use by campaigners in Waterford in support of their call for impr(...)

Up to 10,000 people marched in Waterford city earlier today calling for a 24/7 cardiology service at University Hospital Waterford (UHW).

Up to 10,000 people marched in Waterford city earlier today calling for a 24/7 cardiology service at University Hospital Waterford (UHW). The South E(...)

Matt Shanahan of the Health Equality for the South East group said it was “very likely” Una McDermott would have survived if there was a cath lab open at University Hospital Waterford (above) on  March 4th last. File photograph: Google Street View

The case of the late Una McDermott highlights the lack of proper cardiac services for some 500,000 people in the southeast and the gross inequality th(...)

Tramore-based People Before Profit representative  Una Dunphy: “We are not getting our proper piece of the pie.”   Photograph: Mary Browne

How do you describe Waterford? It’s a summer evening after rain. In the middle of a warren of small streets up a hill stands Walsh Park, Waterford’s(...)

Cath lab: each additional 10km that patients must travel could increase absolute mortality rates by 1 per cent. Photograph: Jolife/Physio-Control

The Health Service Executive has made significant errors of judgment in attempting to reorganise cardiac care in the southeast. Beyond the evident inc(...)

 John Tobin from Tramore, Co Waterford. ‘They had to stand down the helicopter due to fog and in the end the only option was to drive me to Cork.’ Photograph: Mary Browne

Hospital campaigners in Waterford say they are seriously considering running a candidate in the next general election over the failure of the Governm(...)