Sinn Féin Front Bench

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Sinn Féin is the fourth-largest political party in the Oireachtas. The Sinn Féin leader appoints a team of TDs and Senators to speak for the party on different issues. Their areas of responsibility broadly correspond to those of Government ministers.

Sinn Féin frontbench[edit]

Portfolio Spokesperson[1][2][3]
Party Leader Gerry Adams
Deputy Leader,
Public Expenditure and Reform
Mary Lou McDonald
Social Protection and Party whip Aengus Ó Snodaigh
Finance Pearse Doherty
Health and Children Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin
Foreign Affairs and Trade Seán Crowe
Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and Gaeltacht Affairs Peadar Tóibín
Justice, Equality and Defence Pádraig Mac Lochlainn
Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Michael Colreavy
Education and Skills Jonathan O'Brien
Environment, Community and Local Government Brian Stanley
Agriculture, Food and the Marine Martin Ferris
Transport and Housing Dessie Ellis
Arts, Heritage, Tourism and Sport Sandra McLellan

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "SF unveils shadow portfolios". The Irish Times. 22 March 2011. Retrieved 22 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "Gerry Adams announces reshuffle of Sinn Fein front bench". RTE News. 13 September 2012. Retrieved 20 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "Sinn Fein leader announces reshuffle". Sinn Féin website. 13 September 2012. Retrieved 20 October 2012.