Wexford County Council

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Wexford County Council
Comhairle Contae Loch Garman
Coat of arms or logo
Seats 34
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Political groups
     Fianna Fáil (11)
     Fine Gael (9)
     Sinn Féin (5)
     Labour Party (2)
     People Before Profit (1)
     Independent (6)
Last election
23 May 2014
Exemplar Hiberniae  (Latin)
"An example to Ireland"
Meeting place
County Hall, Wexford
The area governed by the council

Wexford County Council (Irish: Comhairle Contae Loch Garman) is the authority responsible for local government in County Wexford, 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 34 elected members. Elections are held every five years and are by single transferable vote. The head of the council has the title of Cathaoirleach. The county administration is headed by a Chief Executive, Tom Enright. The county town is Wexford town.


For the purpose of elections the county is divided into four local electoral areas: Enniscorthy (8), Gorey (8), New Ross (8) and Wexford (10).[1]

2014 seats summary

Party Seats
Fianna Fáil 11
Fine Gael 9
Sinn Féin 5
Labour Party 2
People Before Profit Alliance 1
Independent 6

Councillors by electoral area

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
Enniscorthy James Browne Fianna Fáil
Johnny Mythen Sinn Féin
Barbara-Anne Murphy Fianna Fáil
Patrick Kavanagh Fine Gael
Kathleen Codd Nolan Fine Gael
Oliver Walsh Fine Gael
John O'Rourke Independent
Keith Doyle Fianna Fáil
Gorey Malcolm Byrne Fianna Fáil
Fionntán Ó Súilleabháin Sinn Féin
Joe Sullivan Fianna Fáil
Bobby Ireton Labour Party
John Hegarty Fine Gael
Anthony Donohoe Fine Gael
Pip Breen Fianna Fáil
Mary Farrell Independent
New Ross Martin Murphy Independent
Michael Sheehan Fianna Fáil
Michael Whelan Fianna Fáil
Oisin O'Connell Sinn Féin
Larry O'Brien Fine Gael
John Fleming Fianna Fáil
Willie FitzHarris Fine Gael
Anthony Connick Independent
Wexford Ger Carthy Independent
Anthony Kelly Sinn Féin
George Lawlor Labour Party
Tony Dempsey Fianna Fáil
Frank Staples Fine Gael
Fergie Kehoe Fianna Fáil
Jim Moore Fine Gael
Mick Roche Sinn Féin
Deirdre Wadding People Before Profit
David Hynes Independent

See also


  1. "2014 Local elections – Wexford County Council". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 2 June 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "2014 Local elections: Wexford County Council". RTÉ News. Retrieved 5 June 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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