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Ms Lynn BOYLAN (Ireland, UEL)

Photo member

Sinn Féin

Seanad Éireann
IE - - Dublin 2

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2022 , 2021 , 2020


In the political groups

  • Member: Group of the Unified European Left from 15/09/2020 to 22/01/2023

In the Assembly

  • from 15/09/2020 to 22/01/2023 Substitute - Ireland

In the committee(s) and sub-committee(s)

  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Culture, Diversity and Heritage (from 26/01/2021 to 22/01/2023)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on the European Social Charter (from 26/01/2021 to 22/01/2023)
  • Alternate of Ms Fiona O'LOUGHLIN (Full Member): Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media (from 15/09/2020 to 22/01/2023)
  • Alternate of Mr Joseph O'REILLY (Full Member): Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development (from 15/09/2020 to 22/01/2023)


Last speeches

20/06/2022 | 16:13:47 Thank you, Madam Chair. I welcome today's debate because I think there is no doubting that Europe has a problem with racism and discrimination. It is also correct to say that there are many political parties, and not just those on the far right, that do stoke the flames of racism. Years of austerity and the wars in Syria and elsewhere have seen political parties pit vulnerable or minority groups against one another in competition for underfunded services and resources. It is absolutely the... 28/01/2022 | 12:23:09 Thank you. This morning I would like to raise the right to a clean, safe, and healthy and sustainable environment, which is recognised by the Council of Europe and the United Nations. There has been much work done calling for binding rules and last year, the former PACE President launched the initiative Environment Right Now. We know that we're in the midst of a biodiversity crisis, and as well as a climate emergency. Too often the two crises are conflated. We know that biodiversity is... 24/01/2022 | 20:03:37 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) I welcome the opportunity to speak on this really important report on how climate inaction is a violation of children’s rights. Each and every one of us has a responsibility to ensure that the planet we call home continues to be habitable for future generations. For too long, States in the Global North have delayed taking the necessary action to reverse climate change. We now find ourselves in a situation whereby not only have we put the...