Wicklow County Council

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Wicklow County Council
Comhairle Contae Chill Mhantáin
Type
Type
Leadership
Christopher Fox, Ind
Structure
Seats 32
Political groups
     Fine Gael (8)
     Fianna Fáil (7)
     Sinn Féin (6)
     Green Party (1)
     Independents (10)
Elections
Last election
23 May 2014
Meeting place
Áras an Chontae, Wicklow
Website
www.wicklow.ie
The area governed by the council

Wicklow County Council (Irish: Comhairle Contae Chill Mhantáin) is the authority responsible for local government in County Wicklow, 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 32 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 Chief Executive, Eddie Sheehy. The county town is Wicklow town.

Councillors[edit]

For the purpose of elections the county is divided into five local electoral areas: Arklow (6), Baltinglass (6), Bray (8), Greystones (6), and Wicklow (6).[1]

2014 seats summary[edit]

Party Seats
Fine Gael 8
Fianna Fáil 7
Sinn Féin 6
Green Party 1
Independents 10

Councillors by electoral area[edit]

This list reflects the order in which councillors were elected on 23 May 2014.[2]

Council members from 2014 election
Local electoral area Name Party
Arklow Pat Fitzgerald Fianna Fáil
Pat Kennedy Fianna Fáil
Sylvester Bourke Fine Gael
Tommy Annesley Fianna Fáil
Mary McDonald Sinn Féin
Miriam Murphy Independent
Baltinglass Tommy Cullen Independent
Jim Ruttle Independent
Gerry O'Neill Sinn Féin
Edward Timmins Fine Gael
Vincent Blake Fine Gael
Pat Doran Fianna Fáil
Bray John Brady Sinn Féin
Joe Behan Independent
Christopher Fox Independent
Brendan Thornhill Independent
Steven Matthews Green Party
Oliver O'Brien Sinn Féin
Pat Vance Fianna Fáil
John Ryan Fine Gael
Greystones Jennifer Whitmore Independent
Tom Fortune Independent
Derek Mitchell Fine Gael
Nicola Lawlewss Sinn Féin
Gráinne McLoughlin Fine Gael
Gerry Walsh Fianna Fáil
Wicklow John Snell Sinn Féin
Dáire Nolan Independent
Pat Casey Fianna Fáil
Shay Cullen Fine Gael
Irene Winters Fine Gael
Pat Kavanagh Independent

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 local elections – Wicklow County Council". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 5 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "2014 Local elections: Wicklow County Council". RTÉ News. Retrieved 5 June 2014. 

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