Michael J, son of Kieran & Maureen, hails from Knockalisheen, Ballymacarbry and is the youngest of a family of five. Educated at Ballymacarbry N.S., Clonmel and Dungarvan Christian Brothers & University of Limerick He has been teaching for eight years and is currently employed at Lisronagh N.S., Clonmel. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration, Postgraduate Diploma in Business and a graduate Diploma in Primary Education. He also holds a Green certificate in Agriculture & a Financial Planning Certificate. He is seeking to continue a family tradition in Waterford County Council, beginning with grandfather Michael in 1917 and father Kieran since 1955 to-date. Former Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer of Nire Football Club Captained Nire at Minor, U-21 and Junior level. Holder of 3 Senior football County medals. Trainer of numerous underage teams in the club since 1993 Current Waterford Junior Football Manager Previously Minor & U-21 County Manager. Current Chairman and Director of Ballymacarbry Elders Housing Assoc since 2005.
Mob: 087 668 3346
Planning – Continue a family tradition of assisting planning applications in the picturesque Comeragh area, hereby ensuring an energetic future for the area
Local Services – Retention of essential services such as Post Offices, Garda Barracks and provision of those for ones in need, preschool centres, elderly housing, day care facilities, medical centres etc
Telecommunications – Improved Communications network for Comeragh Region incorporating the widespread rollout of Broadband and enhanced mobile reception in current black spots.
Agriculture -Re-emphasise significance of Agriculture to the current economy and promote areas of diversification.
Support Farming Community in matters of Rural interest.
Flood Relief – Negotiate with neighbouring authorities, the promotion of Flood Relief schemes with special significance on The Suir Valley and the overflow of the watercourse into it’s floodplains that traverse the entire Northern Boundary of this constituency
Goodwill Ambassador – Endeavour to represent the constituents of Comeragh in a fair, and bipartisan manner & furthermore to accentuate the positives of this magnificent Constituency at all opportunities and earn for her it’s fair share of benefits in comparison to others within the county.