Monaghan County Council
|Monaghan County Council
Comhairle Contae Mhuineacháin
|Coat of arms or logo|
Noel Keelan, SF
|Sinn Féin (7)
Fine Gael (4)
Fianna Fáil (4)
|23 May 2014|
|Monaghan Council Offices, Monaghan|
Monaghan County Council (Irish: Comhairle Contae Mhuineacháin) is the authority responsible for local government in County Monaghan, 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 18 elected members. Elections are held every five years and are by single transferable vote. The head of the council has the title of Mayor. The county administration is headed by a Chief Executive, Eugene Cummins. The county town is Monaghan town.
2014 seats summary
Councillors by electoral area
This list reflects the order in which councillors were elected on 23 May 2014.
|Council members from 2014 election|
|Local electoral area||Name||Party|
|Ballybay-Clones||Seamus Coyle||Fianna Fáil|
|Ciara McPhillips||Fine Gael|
|Cathy Bennett||Sinn Féin|
|Eugene Bannigan||Fine Gael|
|Hugh McElvaney||Fine Gael|
|Pat Treanor||Sinn Féin|
|Carrickmacross-Castleblayney||Matt Carthy†||Sinn Féin|
|Aidan Campbell||Fine Gael|
|Noel Keelan||Sinn Féin|
|P. J. O'Hanlon||Fianna Fáil|
|Jackie Crowe||Sinn Féin|
|Padraig McNally||Fianna Fáil|
|Monaghan||Brian McKenna||Sinn Féin|
|Robbie Gallagher||Fianna Fáil|
|Sean Conlon||Sinn Féin|
|David Maxwell||Fine Gael|
†Replaced during term, see table below for details.
|Matt Carthy||Sinn Féin||Carrickmacross-Castleblayney||Elected to the European Parliament at the 2014 European Election||May 2014||Colm Carthy||Sinn Féin|
Changes in affiliation
|Name||Electoral area||Elected as||New affiliation||Date|
|Hugh McElvaney||Ballybay-Clones||Fine Gael||Independent||November 2015|
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