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Clare County Council
Clare County Council
(Irish: Comhairle Contae an Chláir) is the authority responsible for local government in County Clare, 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 28 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, Pat Dowling. The county town is Ennis.

Contents

1 Councillors

1.1 2014 seats summary 1.2 Councillors by electoral area

2 See also 3 References 4 External links

Councillors[edit] For the purpose of elections the county is divided into four local electoral areas: Ennis
Ennis
(8), Killaloe (6), Shannon (6) and West Clare (8). 2014 seats summary[edit]

Party Seats

Fianna Fáil 12

Fine Gael 8

Sinn Féin 1

Independent 7

Councillors by electoral area[edit] This list reflects the order in which councillors were elected on 23 May 2014.[1]

Council members from 2014 election

Local electoral area Name Party

Ennis James Breen

Independent

Johnny Flynn

Fine Gael

Tom McNamara

Fianna Fáil

Pat Daly

Fianna Fáil

Ann Norton

Independent

Paul Murphy

Fine Gael

Mary Howard

Fine Gael

Clare Colleran Molloy

Fianna Fáil

Killaloe Joe Cooney

Fine Gael

Pat Hayes

Fianna Fáil

Michael Begley

Independent

Tony O'Brien

Fianna Fáil

Pat Burke

Fine Gael

Alan O'Callaghan

Fianna Fáil

Shannon Cathal Crowe

Fianna Fáil

John Crowe

Fine Gael

Gerry Flynn

Independent

Pat McMahon

Fianna Fáil

P. J. Ryan

Independent

Mike McKee

Sinn Féin

West Clare Christy Curtin

Independent

Richard Nagle

Fianna Fáil

Bill Slattery

Fine Gael

Michael Hillery

Fianna Fáil

P. J. Kelly

Fianna Fáil

Ian Lynch

Independent

Bill Chambers

Fianna Fáil

Gabriel Keating

Fine Gael

See also[edit]

Local Government (Ireland) Act 1898 Local government in the Republic of Ireland

References[edit]

^ "2014 Local elections: Clare County Council". RTÉ News. Archived from the original on 31 May 2014. Retrieved 5 June 2014. 

External links[edit]

Official website

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Local government in the Republic of Ireland

County councils

Carlow Cavan Clare Cork Donegal Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown Fingal Galway Kerry Kildare Kilkenny Laois Leitrim Longford Louth Mayo Meath Monaghan Offaly Roscommon Sligo South Dublin Tipperary Westmeath Wexford Wicklow

City councils

Cork Dublin Galway

City and County councils

Limerick Waterford

Acts

Municipal Corporations (Ireland) Act 1840 Local Government (Ireland) Act 1898 Local Government Act 1925 Local Government (Dublin) Act 1993 Local Government Act 2001 Local Government Reform Act 2014

See also

Chief executive Municipal districts Regional Ass

.