Cllr Ger Barron


Ger is currently a Councillor on Waterford City and County Council.

Political Career

  • First elected in June 1999
  • Elected Mayor, 2005-2006
  • Deputy Mayor, 2010
  • Peace Commissioner


  • Full time representative


  • Chair of Waterford County's Economic and Community Strategic Policy Committee, 2012-2013
  • Member of Traveller Accommodation Committee ,
  • Member Joint Policing Committee,
  • Member of Comeragh Mountain Forum,
  • Member of Comhairle na Og steering committee,
  • Member of Comeragh Local Area committee and the Comeragh Festival.
  • Former Chair of Transport and Infrastructure Strategic Policy Committee, Waterford County Council
  • Kilmacthomas Development Group,
  • Former Chairman of County Waterford Development Board, 2007
  • Member of County Waterford V.E.C
  • Chairman of the board of management of St Declan's Community College
  • Former Project team member of the National Economic & Social Forum

Other Interests

  • Chairman of Inaugural Comeraghs Wild Committee, Kilmacthomas Tidy Towns, The River Walk Committee, Comeragh against Pylons committee, Mahon Valley Music Festival, Board of Management of Kilmacthomas Primary School, Youth Cafe Committee and Director of Mahon Valley Community Employment Scheme
  • Special Interests: Environmental Issues, Social Housing and Library Service.

Family Background

  • married to Kay, we have two (grown up) children Maurice and Sarah

Birth Details

  • May, 1950


  • Kilmacthomas primary school
  • Dungarvan Technical School

Cllr Ger Barron

Ireland - South : Waterford : Portlaw-Kilmacthomas
Home Address:
Treacy's Hill
Co. Waterford

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