Coucnil Banner Image

Strategic Policy Committees

Strategic Policy Committees

The purpose of Strategic Policy Committees (SPC) is to formulate, develop, monitor and review policies which relate to the functions of South Dublin County Council and to advise the Council accordingly.

Upcoming SPC meetings and minutes from previous meetings can be accessed by clicking here and searching our meetings database.

There are six strategic policy committees as outlined below:

Arts, Culture, Gaeilge, Heritage and Libraries SPC

Council Members

  • Mick Duff (Independent) - Chair
  • Guss O'Connell (Independent)
  • Kenneth Egan (Fine Gael)
  • Alan Hayes (Independent)
  • Peter Kavanagh (Green Party)
  • Teresa Costello (Fianna Fáil)

Sectoral Members

  • Ms. Freda Manweiler - Public Participation Network (PPN)

Economic Development, Enterprise and Tourism SPC

Council Members

  • Cathal King (Sinn Féin) - Chair
  • Mary Seery-Kearney (Fine Gael)
  • Ronan McMahon (Independent)
  • Sandra Fay (Solidarity)
  • Ed O'Brien (Fianna Fáil)
  • Louise Dunne (Sinn Féin)
  • Liona O'Toole (Independent)
  • Pamela Kearns (Labour)

Sectoral Members

  • Jack McDonnell - TUD Tallaght
  • Tara De Buitlear - PPN 
  • Sherri Brennan - Business Chamber of Commerce

Environment, Public Realm and Climate Change SPC

Council Members

  • Brian Lawlor (Fine Gael) - Chair
  • Yvonne Collins (Fianna Fáil)
  • Dermot Richardson (Sinn Féin)
  • Madeleine Johansson (Solidarity)
  • Liam Sinclair (Green Party)
  • Francis Timmons (Independent)
  • Alan Edge (Independent)

Sectoral Members

  • Una Ruddock - PPN 
  • Deirdre Mooney - Business Community
  • Donnie Andersen - Agricultural and Farming

Housing SPC

Council Members

  • Charlie O'Connor (Fianna Fáil) - Chair
  • Clare O'Byrne (Green Party)
  • Lisa Kinsella-Colman (Sinn Féin)
  • Baby Pereppadan (Fine Gael)
  • Kieran Mahon (Solidarity)
  • Joanna Tuffy (Labour)
  • Deirdre O'Donovan (Fianna Fáil)

Sectoral Members

  • Betty Tyrrell-Collard - Trade Union
  • Sharon Harty - PPN
  • Jim Lawlor - PPN

Social, Community and Equality SPC

Council Members

  • Trevor Gilligan (Fianna Fáil) - Chair
  • Paddy Holohan (Sinn Féin)
  • Vicki Casserly (Fine Gael)
  • Shirley O'Hara (Fine Gael)
  • Emma Murphy (Fianna Fáil)
  • Carly Bailey (Social Democrats)

Sectoral Members

  • Latifat Olagoke - PPN

Land Use, Transportation and Planning SPC

Council Members

  • William Priestly (Green Party) - Chair
  • Paul Gogarty (Independent)
  • William Carey (Sinn Féin)
  • David McManus (Fine Gael)
  • Eoin Ó Broin (Independent)
  • Shane Moynihan (Fianna Fáil)

Sectoral Members

  • Siobhan Butler - PPN

A-Z of All Services