Wicklow County Council
Wicklow County Council (Irish: Comhairle Chontae 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, Frank Curran. The county town is Wicklow.
Wicklow County Council
Comhairle Chontae Chill Mhantáin
Pat Kennedy, FF
|24 May 2019|
|Meanma Saor (Irish)|
|Áras an Chontae, Wicklow|
Municipal Districts and Local Electoral AreasEdit
|Arklow||Arklow No. 1 Urban, Arklow No. 2 Urban, Arklow Rural, Aughrim, Avoca, Ballinaclash, Ballinacor, Ballinderry, Ballyarthur, Cronebane, Dunganstown South, Dunganstown West, Ennereilly, Kilballyowen, Kilbride (in the former Rural District of Rathdrum), Kilpipe, Knockrath, and Rathdrum.||6|
|Baltinglass||Aghowle, Ballingate, Ballinglen, Ballinguile, Ballybeg, Baltinglass, Blessington, Burgage, Carnew, Coolattin, Coolballintaggart, Coolboy, Cronelea, Donaghmore, Donard, Dunlavin, Eadestown, Hartstown, Hollywood, Humewood, Imael North, Imael South, Kilbride (in the former Rural District of Baltinglass No.1), Killinure, Lackan, Lugglass, Money, Rath, Rathdangan, Rathsallagh, Shillelagh, Stratford, Talbotstown, The Grange, Tinahely, Tober, Togher (in the former Rural District of Baltinglass No.1) and Tuckmill.||6|
|Bray||Bray East||Bray No. 1 Urban, Bray No. 2 Urban, Bray No. 3 Urban and Rathmichael (Bray).||4|
|Bray West||Enniskerry, Kilmacanoge and Powerscourt.||4|
|Greystones||Delgany, Greystones, Kilcoole and Newcastle Lower.||6|
|Wicklow||Altidore, Ballycullen, Brockagh, Calary, Dunganstown East, Glendalough, Glenealy, Killiskey, Moneystown, Newcastle Upper, Oldtown, Togher (in the former Rural District of Rathdrum), Trooperstown, Wicklow Rural and Wicklow Urban.||6|
The following were elected at the 2019 Wicklow County Council election under the boundaries which existed at the time.
2019 seats summaryEdit
Councillors by electoral areaEdit
This list reflects the order in which councillors were elected on 24 May 2019.
|Council members from 2019 election|
|Local electoral area||Name||Party|
|Arklow||Pat Kennedy||Fianna Fáil|
|Pat Fitzgerald||Fianna Fáil|
|Sylvester Bourke||Fine Gael|
|Tommy Annesley||Fianna Fáil|
|Baltinglass||Edward Timmins||Fine Gael|
|Patsy Glennon||Fianna Fáil|
|Vincent Blake||Fine Gael|
|Avril Cronin||Fine Gael|
|John Mullen||Fianna Fáil|
|Steven Matthews†||Green Party|
|Melanie Corrigan||Fine Gael|
|Grace McManus||Sinn Féin|
|Dermot "Daisy" O'Brien||Sinn Féin|
|Aoife Flynn-Kennedy||Fine Gael|
|Anne Ferris||Labour Party|
|Greystones||Jennifer Whitmore†||Social Democrats|
|Lourda Scott||Green Party|
|Gerry Walsh||Fianna Fáil|
|Derek Mitchell||Fine Gael|
|Wicklow||Shay Cullen||Fine Gael|
|Gail Dunne||Fianna Fáil|
|Irene Winters||Fine Gael|
|Paul O'Brien||Labour Party|
†Replaced during term, see table below for details.
|Green Party||Steven Matthews||Bray East||Elected to Dáil Éireann at the 2020 general election||February 2020||Erika Doyle|
|Social Democrats||Jennifer Whitmore||Greystones||Elected to Dáil Éireann at the 2020 general election||February 2020||Jodie Neary|
- "Local Authorities". Oireachtas. 26 May 1982. Retrieved 26 October 2019.
- "Ordinary meeting of Wicklow County Council held at Wicklow County Buildings, Wicklow Town on Monday 3 December 2018 at 2.00pm" (PDF). Wicklow County Council. p. 65. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
- "S.I. No. 638/2018 - County of Wicklow Local Electoral Areas and Municipal Districts Order 2018". 19 December 2018. Retrieved 23 February 2019.