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

Political Career

  • Seamus is a member of the Labour Party since 1987 and is currently the Councillor for Labour in the Waterford South Electoral Area.
  • He is currently the Mayor of the Metropolitan District of Waterford
  • Elected to Waterford City and County Council in 2019
  • Former Mayor of Waterford 2004
  • Former Deputy Mayor of Waterford
  • Former Member of Waterford City Council
  • Former Member of HSE Regional Health Forum South
  • Former Member of Waterford VEC
  • Former Member of Governing Body Waterford Institute of Technology
  • Former member and Chairperson of the South Eastern Health Board
  • Former member and Chairperson of the South East Regional Authority


  • Assistant Librarian, Waterford Institute of Technology


  • Member of FORSA Trade Union and current House Committee Member at Waterford Institute of Technology.

Other Interests

  • Seamus is also a member of Mount Sion GAA Club where he served as secretary between 1996- 2001.
  • Lover of Arts and Culture.
  • Director of Garter Lane Arts Centre and Director of Theatre Royal

Family Background

  • Married to Deirdre with 3 children

Birth Details

  • Age 59


  • BSc Library and Information Studies
  • BA Public Sector Management specialising in Local Government
  • National Certificate Public Sector Management
  • Mount Sion CBS

Mayor Seamus Ryan

Ireland - South : Waterford : Waterford City South
Work Address:
Waterford Institute of Technology
Cork Road
Home Address:
4 Ursuline Court


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