Hello, I’m Ronan McKenna. I live in Lackanash with my wife Aileen and our two children, Harry and Kayla. If you are like me, you’re fed up with the situation in which Irish people have found themselves since 2008. I’m involved in politics because, as a young father with two children under three, I want my kids to have a safe and comfortable future. I don’t want them to face what we have over the past 6 years. I believe the best way to avoid that is to rebuild our communities at local level. I promise to give you 100% effort and integrity.
I’ve been active in my local community all my life. I have been a member of Trim Drama Group, Trim Musical Society, Trim Swift Satire Festival and Trim Celtic AFC and have supported many other organisations in the area. Because of my rural background, family tradition and my job I have a keen interest in rural development and agri business. I am an active member of the IFA.
With the support of the people of Trim, I was elected to Trim Town Council in 2009. In that role I have successfully fought for improvements in roads, housing, lighting and amenities in the town. In my role as Chairman of the local Policing Committee I have also highlighted many issues of concern to people throughout the South Meath area.
For the past 13 years, I have worked with Raymond Potterton & Co, Navan. I am a graduate of Limerick Institute of Technology with a BSc in Property Economics and I completed further study in Bolton Street.
You may be aware that Councillor Jimmy Fegan will not contest this election. I have worked closely with him over the past five years. If elected by you I promise I will work equally hard and honestly to improve our area. I will fight to ensure our area gets the attention, facilities and services it should from Meath County Council. If you have an issue you wish to raise with me please feel free to contact me on or 087-290 1450
Ronan will work to: – Ensure that the council is answerable to Trim people so they are aware of the decisions that affect their town and their lives.
– Bring more investment into the town to ensure there are more jobs for Trim people and provide information and support to job-seekers.
– Ensure that the clubs in the town have adequate support and funding through proper council representations.
– Use his business experience to enhance the sporting facilities in the town.
– Try to create a community where older people are supported and can contribute to their community.