Peadar Tóibín

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Peadar Tóibín
Peadar Tóibín 2012.jpg
Tóibín in 2012
Sinn Féin Spokesperson on Regional Development, Rural Affairs,
Arts and the Gaeltacht
Assumed office
11 May 2016
Leader Gerry Adams
Preceded by position established
Teachta Dála
Assumed office
February 2011
Constituency Meath West
Personal details
Born June 1974
County Louth, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Sinn Féin
Alma mater University College Dublin

Peadar Tóibín ([ˈpad̪əɾ t̪ˠoːˈbʲiːnʲ]; born June 1974) is an Irish Sinn Féin politician.[1] He was first elected as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Meath West constituency at the 2011 general election.[2]

At the 2004 local elections he stood unsuccessfully for Navan Town Council, and for the Navan electoral area of Meath County Council.[2] He was co-opted onto the Navan Town Council in November 2007, and held that seat at the 2009 local elections, when he was again unsuccessful in the County Council election.[2]

He is a business consultant and Chairperson of the Save Navan Hospital Campaign. He has a degree in Economics and Politics from University College Dublin (UCD) and was an active member of the Kevin Barry Cumann during his time there.

Tóibín was suspended from the Sinn Féin parliamentary party for six months when he defied the party whip by voting against the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013.[3]


  1. ^ "Mr. Peadar Tóibín". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 17 October 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c "Peadar Tóibín". Retrieved 1 March 2011. 
  3. ^ "Peadar Toibín suspended from Sinn Féin for six months". 12 July 2013. 

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Preceded by
Johnny Brady
(Fianna Fáil)
Sinn Féin Teachta Dála for Meath West