Vincent Jackson (politician)

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Vincent "Ballyfermot" Jackson
Dublin City Councillor
Incumbent
Assumed office
1991
Constituency Ballyfermot
Personal details
Born 1966
Political party Independent
Spouse(s) Veronica Jackson

Vincent "Ballyfermot" Jackson (born 1966) is an Irish independent politician and a member of Dublin City Council.

Originally a carpenter by profession, he became involved with a variety of community and youth projects in Ballyfermot in Dublin. He first contested the 1991 local elections where he was elected to Dublin City Council representing the Ballyfermot local electoral area. He was re-elected at the 1999, 2004 and 2009 elections. He unsuccessfully stood for Dáil Éireann at the 1992, 1997 and 2002 general elections.[1]

He was elected Lord Mayor of Dublin in 2006, with the backing of Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin and a number of independent councillors.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vincent Jackson". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 28 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "Vincent 'Ballyfermot' Jackson Bally go forwards". Sunday Tribune. 2 July 2006. 
Civic offices
Preceded by
Catherine Byrne
Lord Mayor of Dublin
2005–2006
Succeeded by
Paddy Bourke