Offaly County Council
|Offaly County Council
Comhairle Chontae Uíbh Fhailí
|Cathaoirleach||Sinéad Moylan-Ryan, FF|
|Political groups||Fianna Fáil (9)
Fine Gael (6)
|Last election||5 June 2009|
|Esto Fidelis (Latin)
|Áras an Chontae, Tullamore|
Offaly County Council (Irish: Comhairle Chontae Uíbh Fhailí) is the authority responsible for local government in County Offaly, 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 Cathaoirleach (Chairperson). The county administration is headed by a County Manager, Pat Gallagher. The county town is Tullamore.
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|
|Birr||Peter Ormond||Fianna Fáil|
|Percy Clendennen||Fine Gael|
|Edenderry||John Foley||Fianna Fáil|
|Noel Bourke||Fianna Fáil|
|Liam Quinn||Fine Gael|
|Ger Plunkett||Fianna Fáil|
|Nichola Hogan||Fine Gael|
|Ferbane||Eamon Dooley||Fianna Fáil|
|Connie Hanniffy||Fine Gael|
|Sinéad Moylan-Ryan||Fianna Fáil|
|Tullamore||Barry Cowen†||Fianna Fáil|
|Tommy McKeigue||Fine Gael|
|Molly Buckley||Fine Gael|
|Sinéad Dooley||Fianna Fáil|
|Danny Owens||Fianna Fáil|
†Replaced during term, see table below for details.
|Barry Cowen||Fianna Fáil||Tullamore||Elected to Dáil Éireann at the 2011 general election||February 2011||Paddy Rowland||Fianna Fáil|
- "2009 Local elections – Offaly County Council". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 11 August 2011.