Joe Newman is a hard working Independent Councillor in the Swords Ward

Joe is married and has three children and five grandchildren.

Joe has lived in River Valley Swords for the past 44 years and he has served the Swords community during that time,He has served as a local independent councillor since 2014 Joe is a member of a number of committees as part of his job as an elected representative..

Joe is a founder member of River Valley Rangers football club where he managed both senior and junior teams. He also played football with the club and held the position of chairman for several years.

Joe was self employed for many years serving the people of Swords and surrounding area  with his central heating and plumbing skills.

He is presently a member of the Environmental group with the River Valley and Rathingle Residents Association and has been very supportative of the Swords Tidy Towns group during his tenure as a county councilor. he has over the last couple of years highlighted and brought up many local issues with the Fingal County Council . Joe has decided following much encouragement to go forward for the 2019 local elections following much encouragement by Swords residents..

Joe is a founder member of the Swords Woodland Association who are promoting the development of Woodlands,Urban Forests and the development of a Green Zone close to existing communities in and around Swords….. log on to for more information

The Swords Ward encompasses the following areas.: Swords,,Holywell Melrose Santry, Turnapin  Rolestown, Kilsallaghan and part of St Margarets.