Longford County Council
|Longford County Council
Comhairle Chontae an Longfoirt
|Mayor||Larry Bannon, FG|
|Political groups||Fine Gael (10)
Fianna Fáil (8)
|Last election||5 June 2009|
|Daingean agus Dílis (Irish)
"Strong and Loyal"
|Áras an Chontae, Longford|
Longford County Council (Irish: Comhairle Chontae an Longfoirt) is the authority responsible for local government in County Longford, Ireland. As a county council, it is governed by the Local Government Act 2001. The council is responsible for housing and community, roads and transportation, urban planning and development, amenity and culture, and environment. The council has 21 elected members. Elections are held every five years and are by single transferable vote. The head of the council has the title of Mayor. The county administration is headed by a County Manager, Tim Caffrey. The county town is Longford town.
2009 seats summary
Councillors by electoral area
This list reflects the order in which councillors were elected on 5 June 2009.
|Council members from 2009 election|
|Local electoral area||Name||Party|
|Ballymahon||Larry Bannon||Fine Gael|
|Patrick Belton||Fine Gael|
|Barney Steele||Fianna Fáil|
|Michael Cahill||Fianna Fáil|
|Sean Farrell||Fine Gael|
|Drumlish||Martin Mulleady||Fianna Fáil|
|Gerry Brady||Fine Gael|
|John Duffy||Fine Gael|
|Luie McEntire||Fianna Fáil|
|Granard||Peter Reilly||Fianna Fáil|
|Micheal Carrigy||Fine Gael|
|Frank Kilbride||Fine Gael|
|Thomas Victory||Fianna Fáil|
|Longford||Peggy Nolan||Fine Gael|
|Padraig Loughrey||Fianna Fáil|
|Alan Mitchell||Fine Gael|
|Victor Kiernan||Fine Gael|
|Denis Glennon||Fianna Fáil|
‡Changed party, see table below for details.
Changes in affiliation
|Name||Electoral area||Elected as||New affiliation||Date|
|Mae Sexton||Longford||Independent||Labour Party||April 2010|
|Mae Sexton||Longford||Labour Party||Independent||December 2012|
- "2009 local elections – Longford County Council". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 11 August 2011.