Seamus McDonagh is a native of Wilkinstown and lives in Kells. As a teenager he moved to England to
find work. In Birmingham he began working with the Irish community, providing employment advice to his fellow building
Returning to Ireland in the late 1970s, Seamus became active in campaigns demanding a fair deal for PAYE
workers, for the public ownership of Irelands natural resources and against discrimination.
During the 1980s and 1990s, Seamus was active in campaigns against proposed water charges. He served
as Chairman of the North Meath Campaign Against Household and Water Taxes (CAHWT). Seamus said: "I have never been afraid
to confront what I believe are unfair laws and taxes that have been forced on peole by a golden circle of business interests
and connecte families. They have run our country for their benefit and our loss for far too long".
Seamus has two daughters and three grandchildren, all of whom live in Meath.
If you want help with an issue or want to join Seamus' campaign, telephone him at (087) 659-6876.