Sligo County Council
Sligo County Council (Irish: Comhairle Chontae Shligigh) is the authority responsible for local government in County Sligo, 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, Ciarán Hayes. The county town is that of Sligo.
Sligo County Council
Comhairle Chontae Shligigh
Tom MacSharry, FF
|24 May 2019|
|County Hall, Sligo|
Following the 2015 RTÉ programme Standards in Public Office, in March 2019, Joe Queenan was found by the Standards in Public Office Commission to have contravened the Local Government Act in three different instances, including failure to maintain proper standards of integrity, conduct and concern for the public interest.
2019 seats summary
|People Before Profit||1|
|Independents 4 Change||1|
Councillors by electoral area
This list reflects the order in which councillors were elected on 24 May 2019.
|Council members from 2019 election|
|Local electoral area||Name||Party|
|Ballymote-Tubbercurry||Paul Taylor||Fianna Fáil|
|Dara Mulvey||Fine Gael|
|Gerard Mullaney||Fine Gael|
|Martin Baker||Fianna Fáil|
|Martin Connolly||Fine Gael|
|Sligo-Drumcliff||Thomas Healy||Sinn Féin|
|Dónal Gilroy||Fianna Fáil|
|Thomas Walsh||Fine Gael|
|Tom Fox||Fine Gael|
|Sligo-Strandhill||Declan Bree||Inds. 4 Change|
|Tom MacSharry||Fianna Fáil|
|Rosaleen O’Grady||Fianna Fáil|
|Chris MacManus||Sinn Féin|
|Sinéad Maguire||Fine Gael|
|Gino O'Boyle||People Before Profit|
- "Local Authorities". Oireachtas. 26 May 1982. Retrieved 26 October 2019.
- "Model Publication Scheme" (PDF). Sligo County Council. p. 5. Retrieved 15 November 2019.
- Kelly, Fiach (26 March 2019). "Sipo finds against two councillors over RTÉ undercover report". The Irish Times. Retrieved 26 March 2019.