Cllr Billy Cameron
I am currently a Councillor on Galway City Council. working as a Postmaster as Newcastle P.O. since 1990. Born in Shantalla, I was educated at St Enda's and the 'Bish' and then studied Commerce at UCG followed by a Diploma in Computer Programming at Galway IT.
A keen sportsman, in my youth I ran marathons, played under-age Gaelic Football with St Michael's, soccer with Bohemians, Salthill Devon and West United and gained a trial for the Irish RTC soccer team. I still keeps fit and retain an interest in sport. I'm a season ticket holder with Galway Utd. and Glasgow Celtic and is a current member of Galway Rowing Club.
As trade union activist, I was shop steward for the Irish Bakers Union at Lydon House and currently a member of the Irish Postmasters Union. I have been co-ordinator of the Cuba Support Group since 1996 and served on the Executive Committee of the Galway One World Centre.
I was humbled and proud to be elected by the people of the West Ward in 2004. I am the local voice, committed to adopting a positive approach and through hard work have delivered for the area. Throughout the last 5 years I have devoted immense efforts to represent Labour values forcefully in the Council chamber.