David Cullinane

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David Cullinane
David Cullinane 2014.jpg
Cullinane in 2014
Sinn Féin Spokesperson on
Public Expenditure and Reform
Assumed office
11 May 2016
Leader Gerry Adams
Preceded by position established
Teachta Dála
Assumed office
February 2016
Constituency Waterford
In office
April 2011 – February 2016
Constituency Labour Panel
Personal details
Born (1974-07-04) 4 July 1974 (age 42)
Waterford, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Sinn Féin
Children 2

David Cullinane (born 4 July 1974) is an Irish Sinn Féin politician.[1] He was elected to the Dáil as aTeachta Dála (TD) for Waterford in the 2016 general election.[2]

Cullinane was born in Waterford city.[3] He was elected to Waterford City Council at the 2004 local elections and retained his seat at the 2009 elections.[4]

He became a member of Seanad Éireann in April 2011, sitting on the Labour Panel [5]

The Irish Times described him in the Seanad as "a frequent, informed and often abrasive contributor across a wide range of areas, with a keen attention to the nuances of legislation". [6]

He unsuccessfully contested the Waterford constituency at the 2002, 2007 and 2011 general elections, before being elected in 2016.


  1. ^ "Mr. David Cullinane". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 18 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Election 2016: David Cullinane". RTÉ. 2016-02-27. 
  3. ^ Collins, Stephen (2011). Nealon's Guide to the 31st Dáil and 24th Seanad. Dublin: Gill & Macmillan. p. 207. ISBN 9780717150595. 
  4. ^ "David Cullinane". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 
  5. ^ "Election 2016: David Cullinane". RTÉ. 2016-02-27. 
  6. ^ http://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/oireachtas/profile-david-cullinane-sf-1.2552449

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Preceded by
Paudie Coffey
Ciara Conway
John Deasy
John Halligan
Teachta Dála for Waterford
With: Mary Butler
John Deasy
John Halligan