Councillor at Fingal County Council
Joe is an Independent Councillor Candidate for the Swords Electoral Area. Joe was elected to Fingal County Council in 2014.
Joe’s manifesto for election was based on what he heard calling door to door and listening to the people of Fingal. He is there to work on behalf of the people of Fingal and to strengthen relationships between the local council and the people of Fingal.
After the success of Flavours of Fingal it is time to get ready for our next great festival Swords Summer Festival 2017. The festival is bigger and better this year and will take place over four days from July 20th to 23rd. Fingal Events team have put together a...read more
I put forward a motion on the 13th of April at the local area B meeting, the rationale of my motion was to highlight a number of issues that are detrimental to how people perceive our town, the motion asked the council to facilitate the coming together of various...read more
Since my election in 2014 I have continued to press the economic development department to ensure that males over 55 years of age are provided with employment opportunities. see the following excerpt from the paper "This paper analyses the employment landscape and...read more
The council has embarked on the Fingal Libraries Development Plan 2017 to 2021, The council say this is a great opportunity for the council to make a public statement about the development of libraries in the county over the next five years If you wish to make...read more
Creative Ireland Programme a Govenment Initiative. I was delighted to read about the Govenment initiative and I believe that Fingal County Council and the artistic community in Fingal are well placed to benefit by this initiative, this initiative will provide great...read more
The special works program for 2017 was announced at the local area meeting in February,the allocation of €2,503,000 was welcomed, it was agreed by all Councillor's to be a fair distribution of available resources. I was particularly happy that a number of projects...read more
Below is a motion put forward to rezone the lands Knocksedan for residential development. Motion: CVQ3911. AI029061 That the land outlined on the attached map be zoned RA to provide for new residential community in accordance with approved LAP and subject to the...read more
The operation transformation park run was opened by the Mayor Darragh Butler and was attended by councillor Duncan Smith and Myself. I was delighted to take part in the operation transformation that took place in the park at Rivervalley, A large number of residents of...read more
I wish to take this opportunity to wish all the residents of Swords and Fingal a happy and prosperous new year. I wish to acknowledge and thank all of the council staff and the different departments for their dedicated service to the community, their commitment has...read more
Members of the Council, having considered the Draft County Development Plan and the Chief Executive’s Report theron in accordance with Section 12 of the Planning and Development Act, 2000 as amended, have recommended that the Draft Plan be amended. Members of the...read more
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