Kenneth O’Flynn is one of the youngest councillors in the country. Despite his youth he brings a breath of experience in both politics and business. Kenneth is a lifelong member of Fianna Fáil and has been active locally and nationally through Ógra and his local Cumann; the Liam Healy Cumann. Kenneth’s business experience is wide-ranging having worked for an international property company and owing and operating his own businesses in Spain, Brazil and Ireland. Kenneth is fluent in several languages including Spanish, Italian and Portuguese. Appointed to Cork City Council in 2008 Kenneth was successfully re-elected in 2009.
– Creating the conditions in Cork City to support sustainable employment and helping small business succeed in Cork City centre.
– Strengthening Local Communities.
– Introducing new Anti-Social Behaviour Bye-Laws.
– Working towards a comprehensive traffic plan for the North Side of the City and improving traffic flow.
– Improving our Local Environment and supporting Prosecutions of Illegal Dumpers.
– Making Cork an attractive destination for tourism.
– Working to ensure the new Brest Centre Clinic in CHU will have proper breast check facilities.
– Fighting for the position of a directly elected Mayor of Cork.
– Protecting the greenbelt and planning future of the City.
– Put in place modern step-down facilities for older people in their local community.
– Abolishing fly pestering in the City.
Kenneth is a member of the following committees:
– Housing and Functional Development Committee
– Environment Functional Committee
– Recreational Amenity and Cultural Function Committee
– Housing and Community Development Strategy Policy Committee
– Joint Cork City and County Council Committee
– Association of County and City Councils
– Joint Policy Committee
– Firkin Crane Development Committee
– The Wandesford Quay Art Centre
– Travelling Accommodation Consultative Committee
– Community Development Committee
– Consumption of Intoxicating Liquor (Drinking on the Streets bye-laws) Committee
– Arts Committee
– Gurranabraher/Churchfield Youth and Community Resource Centre
– Blackpool/the Glen/Mayfield A.I.T.
– Docklands Policy Committee
– Cork Area Strategic Plan Committee