Mayor Alison Gilliland
Chairperson of the Dublin City Council Strategic Policy Committee on Housing


Alison is currently Mayor on Dublin City Council.

Political Career

  • Member of Labour Party since 2010,
  • Former Secretary of Santry Kilmore Labour Party Branch.
  • Chairperson of Dublin Bay North Labour Party constituency 2013,
  • Vice Chair Dublin Bay North Labour Party constituency 2014
  • Supporter of Labour Women
  • Elected to Dublin City Council as a 1st time candidate, May 2014
  • Appointed Peace Commissioner, June 2016


  • Trade Union official and Equality Officerwith INTO
  • Former primary school teacher


  • Chairperson DCC Housing SPC
  • Special Committee for Fire/Ambulance Services and Emergency Management
  • DCC Corporate Policy Group
  • North Central Area Committee

Other Interests

  • Completed Dublin Marathon 2009

Birth Details

  • 1968 Drogheda, (home town: Ballybay, Co. Monaghan)


  • 2018: Doctorate of Education, University of Nottingham
  • 2010: Meridian Leadership Programme, Common Purpose, Dublin
  • 2009: Diploma in Personal and Business Coaching, Irish Lifecoach Institute, Dublin
  • 2008: Masters (M.Sc.) in Education and Training Management (Leadership), DCU.
  • 1994: Diploma in Spanish, Department of Education and Science, Madrid, Spain
  • 1989: Bachelor in Education, Church of Ireland College of Education awarded by Trinity College, Dublin

Mayor Alison GillilandChairperson of the Dublin City Council Strategic Policy Committee on Housing

Ireland - Dublin : Dublin Bay North : Artane-Whitehall

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