Cllr Joe Carroll elected Assembly Cathaoirleach
Cllr. Joe Carroll was elected Cathaoirleach of the Southern Regional Assembly at a meeting on Friday 12th July 2019. Cllr. Carroll has represented Cork County Council as a Member of the Southern Regional Assembly since its establishment in 2014.
He was first elected to Skibbereen Town Council in 1999, followed by election to Cork County Council in 2004 where he served a term as Deputy Mayor.
A full-time public representative, Cllr. Carroll is a member of the Fianna Fáil party and has lived in Skibbereen for most of his life with his wife Sheila.
On his election, Cllr. Carroll said, “I am looking forward to my term as Cathaoirleach of the Southern Regional Assembly for the next year and particularly the continued work towards adopting the Regional Spatial and Economic Strategy for the Southern Region”.
Cllr. John Brennan from Kilkenny County Council was elected as Leas-Cathaoireach.