North Tipperary County Council
|North Tipperary County Council
Thiobraid Árann Thuaidh
|Mayor||Gerard Darcy, FG|
|Political groups||Fianna Fáil (6)
Fine Gael (4)
Labour Party (3)
Sinn Féin (1)
|Last election||5 June 2009|
|Civic Offices, Nenagh|
North Tipperary County Council (Irish: Comhairle Contae Thiobraid Árann Thuaidh) is the authority responsible for local government in the county of North Tipperary, 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, Joe MacGrath. The county town is Nenagh.
On 26 July 2011, the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government Phil Hogan announced the proposed merger of North Tipperary County Council and South Tipperary County Council. It is due to be abolished in 2014 when the Local Government Reform Act 2014 is implemented.
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|
|Nenagh||Jim Casey||Fianna Fáil|
|Gerard Darcy||Fine Gael|
|Virginia O'Dowd||Labour Party|
|Seamus Morris||Sinn Féin|
|Newport||Phyll Bugler||Fine Gael|
|Jonathan Meaney||Labour Party|
|Mattie Ryan||Fianna Fáil|
|John Carroll||Fianna Fáil|
|Templemore||Michael Smith||Fianna Fáil|
|Pauline Coonan||Fine Gael|
|Denis Ryan||Fine Gael|
|John Hogan||Fianna Fáil|
|Thurles||Seamus Hanafin||Fianna Fáil|
|John Kennedy||Labour Party|
- "Tipperary's local authorities to be merged". RTÉ News. 26 July 2011.
- "2009 Local elections – North Tipperary County Council". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 29 February 2012.