Cavan County Council
Cavan County Council (Irish: Comhairle Contae an Chabháin) is the authority responsible for local government in County Cavan, 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 Cathaoirleach (Chairperson). The county administration is headed by a Chief Executive, Tommy Ryan. The county town is Cavan town.
Cavan County Council
Comhairle Contae an Chabháin
Shane P. O'Reilly, FF
|24 May 2019|
|Feardhacht is Fírinne (Irish)|
"Manliness and Truth"
|Cavan Courthouse, Cavan|
The meeting place of Cavan County Council has always been at Cavan Courthouse.
Municipal Districts and Local Electoral Areas
|Bailieborough–Cootehill||Ashfield, Bailieborough, Ballyhaise, Canningstown, Carnagarve, Clonervy, Cootehill Rural, Cootehill Urban, Corraneary, Cuttragh, Drumanespick, Drumcarn, Drung, Enniskeen, Killinkere, Kingscourt, Knappagh, Larah North, Larah South, Lisagoan, Rakenny, Redhill, Shercock, Skeagh, Stradone, Taghart, Termon, Tullyvin East, Tullyvin West and Waterloo.||6|
|Ballyjamesduff||Arvagh, Ballintemple, Ballyjamesduff, Ballymachugh, Bellananagh, Bruce Hall, Castlerahan, Corr, Crossbane, Crossdoney, Crosskeys, Denn, Derrin, Drumcarban, Drumlumman, Graddum, Kilbride, Kilcogy, Kilgolagh, Kill, Kilnaleck, Loughdawan, Lurgan, Mullagh, Munterconnaught, Scrabby, Springfield and Virginia.||6|
|Cavan–Belturbet||Ardue, Ballyconnell, Ballymagauran, Bawnboy, Belturbet, Benbrack, Bilberry, Butlers Bridge, Carn, Carrafin, Castlesaunderson, Cavan Rural, Cavan Urban, Derrylahan, Derrynananta, Diamond, Doogary, Dowra, Dunmakeever, Eskey, Grilly, Kilconny, Killashandra, Killinagh, Killykeen, Kinawley, Lissanover, Milltown, Moynehall, Pedara Vohers, Swanlinbar, Teebane, Templeport, Tircahan and Tuam.||6|
The following were elected at the 2019 Cavan County Council election.
Councillors by electoral area
|Council members from 2019 election|
|Local electoral area||Name||Party|
|Val Smith||Fine Gael|
|Clifford Kelly||Fianna Fáil|
|Carmel Brady||Fine Gael|
|Aiden Fitzpatrick||Fianna Fáil|
|Paddy McDonald||Sinn Féin|
|Ballyjamesduff||Trevor Smith||Fine Gael|
|Shane P. O'Reilly||Fianna Fáil|
|T.P. O'Reilly||Fine Gael|
|Winston Bennet||Fine Gael|
|Phillip Brady||Fianna Fáil|
|Craig Lovett||Fianna Fáil|
|Cavan–Belturbet||John Paul Feeley||Fianna Fáil|
|Madeleine Argue||Fine Gael|
|Patricia Walsh||Fianna Fáil|
|Sean Smith||Fianna Fáil|
|Peter McVitty||Fine Gael|
- "Local Authorities". Oireachtas. 26 May 1982. Retrieved 26 October 2019.
- "S.I. No. 611/2018 - County of Cavan Local Electoral Areas and Municipal Districts Order 2018". 19 December 2018. Retrieved 30 January 2019.