Cllr Tomás Breathnach

Biography

Tomás is currently a Councillor on Kilkenny County Council.

Political Career

  • Joined Labour Party in 1979
  • Co-opted to Kilkenny County Council, Jan 1999
  • Chairman of Association of Irish Regions, 2011-2013
  • Southern & Eastern Regional Assembly:
  • Member : 2004-2014
  • Leader of Labour Group: 2004-2014
  • Chairman : 2011-2012
  • Vice – Chairman : 2008-2011
  • Member of Ireland-Wales INTERREG Committee : 2011-2014
  • South East Regional Authority
  • Member : 2004-2014
  • Kilkenny County Council
  • Member : 2004 -2014
  • Cathaoirleach : 2008-2009
  • Council Committees
  • Strategic Policy Committees
  • Forward Planning & Development Policy : 2004-2009
  • Community, Social Policy, Arts, Heritage & Tourism : 2009-2014
  • Joint Policing Committee : 2009- 2014

Occupation

  • Former Secondary School Teacher
  • Full Time Public representative

Memberships

  • Community Development
  • Director of County Kilkenny Leader Partnership
  • Director of BNS Rural Development Ltd.
  • Founder member and Director of Ring a Link (Rural Transport Company)
  • Member of Communities Creating Jobs (Social Enterprise Initiative) 2011-2014
  • Local Community Involvement
  • Chairman : Confederation of Community Groups of South Kilkenny 2000-2006
  • Chairman : Kilmacow Hospice Support Group 1993-2013
  • Chairman : Kilmacow Graveyard Restoration Committee : 2005-2013

Family Background

  • Married

Birth Details

  • August 1955

Education

  • De La Salle College, Waterford
  • B.Comm, HDE University College Cork

Cllr Tomás Breathnach


Constituency:
Ireland - South : Carlow / Kilkenny : Piltown
Home Address:
Forge Road, Narabane
Kilmacow
Co. Kilkenny
Tel:
+35351885483
+353860704114
Email:

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