Southern Regional Assembly elects Waterford native Cllr. Jason Murphy as Cathaoirleach for 2019
At a meeting of the Southern Regional Assembly held at its’ Headquarters on O’Connell Street, Waterford City, on Friday, 11th January 2019, Cllr. Jason Murphy (Waterford City and County Council) was elected as Cathaoirleach for the term to July 2019 and Cllr. Oliver Walsh (Wexford County Council) was elected as Leas-Cathaoirleach.
Cllr. Jason Murphy was first elected to the Southern Regional Assembly in 2014, as one of the two nominated members from Waterford City and County Council. Jason is the Fianna Fáil representative for ward south in Waterford City. He was Deputy Mayor of Waterford City and County Council in 2014 and is currently the Chairperson of the HSE's Health Forum South. Jason is very much looking forward to working with the members of the Southern Regional Assembly and the executive over the coming year to help insure that the enormous economic and social potential for the region and its people can be fully realised over the coming years.