Paul McAuliffe

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Paul McAuliffe
Lord Mayor of Dublin
Assumed office
7 June 2019
Preceded byNial Ring
Dublin City Councillor
Assumed office
24 May 2009
ConstituencyBallymunFinglas
Personal details
Born
Paul John McAuliffe

(1977-02-08) 8 February 1977 (age 42)
Dublin, Ireland
NationalityIrish
Political partyFianna Fáil
Spouse(s)Ciara McAuliffe (m. 2007)
ResidenceMansion House
Alma materNational College of Ireland

Paul John McAuliffe (born 8 February 1977) is an Irish Fianna Fáil politician who has served as Lord Mayor of Dublin since June 2019. He has been a Dublin City Councillor since May 2009.[1]

He was chairperson of Dublin City Council's Enterprise and Economic Development Strategic Policy Committee.[2]

McAuliffe has contested a number of elections including the 2004, 2009, 2014 and 2019 local elections to Dublin City Council, the 2016 general election to Dáil Éireann, and the 2016 election to Seanad Éireann.[3] He was first elected to Dublin City Council in 2004, for Fianna Fáil in the Ballymun-Finglas electoral district[4] and re-elected in 2014 for the Ballymun electoral district.[5]

McAuliffe was selected to be the Fianna Fáil candidate for Dublin North-West in the 2016 general election.[6] McAuliffe was not elected, being the last candidate to be eliminated on the 9th count.[7]

In 2014, he was selected as leader of the Fianna Fáil group on Dublin City Council. In 2015, McAuliffe drafted the Moore Street Area Renewal and Development Bill 2015.[8] As chairperson of Enterprise and Economic Development, he jointly delivered the Dublin City Local Economic and Community Plan[9] and the policy Document Dublin A City of Village policy document.[10]

In June 2019, he was elected as the Lord Mayor of Dublin.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Your North West Area Councillors | Dublin City Council". www.dublincity.ie. Retrieved 15 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Culture, Recreation & Economic Services | Dublin City Council". www.dublincity.ie. Retrieved 15 May 2017.
  3. ^ "ElectionsIreland.org: Paul McAuliffe". electionsireland.org. Retrieved 15 May 2017.
  4. ^ "ElectionsIreland.org: 2009 Local - Ballymun Finglas First Preference Votes". electionsireland.org. Retrieved 15 May 2017.
  5. ^ "ElectionsIreland.org: 2014 Local - Ballymun First Preference Votes". electionsireland.org. Retrieved 15 May 2017.
  6. ^ "Paul McAuliffe chosen as Fianna Fáil candidate in Dublin North West". The Irish Times. Retrieved 15 May 2017.
  7. ^ "Dublin North-West constituency | The Irish Times". The Irish Times. Retrieved 15 May 2017.
  8. ^ "Fianna Fáil publishes Bill to redevelop Moore Street area". Fianna Fáil. Retrieved 15 May 2017.
  9. ^ "The Dublin City Local Economic and Community Plan 2016 – 2021 | Dublin City Council". www.dublincity.ie. Retrieved 15 May 2017.
  10. ^ "COMHAIRLE CATHRACH BHAILE ÁTHA CLIATH" (PDF). www.dublincity.ie. 9 May 2016. Retrieved 15 May 2017.
Civic offices
Preceded by
Nial Ring
Lord Mayor of Dublin
2019–present
Incumbent