Married to Lorraine and have two children, Darragh and Shane.
Born and bred in Mullinavat, parents Eddie and Bridget Aylward, 4 brothers and 2 sisters.
Educated at Mullinavat Primary School, Mooncoin Vocational School and qualified from Limerick Institute of Technology in 1996 with a BSc in Property Valuations and Management.
Worked as Property Valuer/Auctioneer in Wexford from 1996 to 2004 and operated my own Auctioneers Office in Waterford from 2004 to 2007.
Started new career as a Financial Adviser with New Ireland Assurance in 2007 to present day.
I am currently a member of the Board of Management and The Parents Association of St.Beacon’s Primary School in Mullinavat. I am a member of Mullinavat GAA club and train the Under 8’s soccer team.
Tel: 051 898975
Mob: 087 9824651
Elected to Kilkenny County Council in June 2009. Re-elected May 2014.
Help South Kilkenny people live in their communities by addressing local planning issues.
Support the application to upgrade Waterford Institute of Technology to University Status.
Help the creation of jobs locally by ensuring Local Authorities play an active part in the establishment of indigenous business in small towns and rural areas, also to push for the quick roll out of Broadband to rural areas to enable these businesses to operate efficiently and to make it easier for people to work from home.
To ensure a good standard of roads and water supply in South Kilkenny.
To work with local organisations for improved community facilities in all villages and towns in South Kilkenny.
Support and help thefarming community.