Emer Costello

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Emer Costello - Biography

Constituency:

Euro Electoral Region:
Dublin

Electoral Status:
Emer is currently .

Work Address
Room 1410, Liberty Hall
Dublin 1

Home Address
66 Aughrim Street
Dublin 7

Tel
Dublin Office Tel 01 8746109
Dublin Fax Number 01 8746096

Email

Website
http://www.emercostello.ie

Political Career:

  • Feb. 2012 : Replaced Proinsias de Rossa as MEP for Dublin
  • June 2009: Elected Lord Mayor of Dublin
  • June 2009: Re-Elected to Dublin City Council,
  • June 2008: Elected Deputy Mayor of Dublin
  • 2003 - to date:Labour Councillor for North Inner City
  • 1989 - to date:Constituency Organiser/Secretary
  • 1989 - 2003: Member of General Council, Labour Party
  • 1997 - 2003: Member of Organisation Committee,
  • 1989 - 2003: Executive member of Labour Women
  • 1987 to date: Branch Secretary

Memberships:

  • Delegate to Council of Europe Congress of Local and Regional Authorities
  • Member of Grangegorman Development Agency
  • Member of Heritage Area Rejuvenation Project (Chair 2003/4 & 2007/8)
  • Member of O'Connell Street Integrated Area Plan
  • Member of O'Devaney Gardens Regeneration Board
  • Member of Dublin Docklands Development Authority
  • Member of Association of County and City Councils
  • Member of Board of Management D7 Educate Together
  • Member of Board of Governors Rotunda Hospital
  • Member of Dublin Inner City Partnership (2003-4)
  • Member of Visiting Committee, Training Unit (1996 - 2000)
  • Member of Board of Visitors, National Museum of Ireland (1995 - 1996)
  • Member of Temple Bar Renewal (1996 - 1998)
  • Member of SIPTU

Other Interests:

  • Observed international elections in Cambodia, South Africa and Bosnia.
  • Local history/Archaeology/Genealogy
  • Computers/Technology enthusiast

Family Background:

  • Married to Joe Costello

Education:

  • University College Dublin, B.A. H.Dip.inEd.
  • Dundalk Institute of Technology
  • St Vincent's Secondary School


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