A native of Clonmel Siobhán has been a Councillor since 2004. During this time she has served on both Tipperary County Council and Clonmel Borough Clonmel and is a former Chairperson of Tipperary County Council and Mayor of Clonmel Borough Council.
Siobhán has a degree in Business, Enterprise and Community Development from A.I.T. and a Diploma in Marketing from M.I.I.
Siobhán is a hard working Councillor and is a member of the following committee’s:
Tipperary County Council’s Economic, Development and Enterprise Spc; Tipperary County Council’s Commercial Incentive Schemes Committee which targets new businesses into our town and villages; Tipperary Education and Training Board (formally called the V.E.C.) Vice Chairperson 2009-2014; Tipperary Education and training board Finance committee; Tipperary Education and Training Board Adult Education Committee; Tipperary Education and Training Board Youth Committee; South Tipperary General Hospitals “Save our Acute Services” Committee; S.s. Peter and Paul’s Primary School Board of Management (Chairperson); Coláiste Chluain Meala Secondary School Board of Management; St. Vincent de Paul Education Conference (former Conference President); South Tipperary Arts Centre Board Director; Craft Granary in Cahir Board Director; Chairperson of Clonmel R.A.P.I.D. Committee (seeks to improve the quality of life and make opportunities available to under resourced communities); Cahir working group which identifies and promotes all of the services and organisations within the town of Cahir and has highlighted the need for a Government funded youth project for the town; St. Patrick’s Day organising Committee; Clonmel Bianconi Twinning Committee; Clonmel Farmer’s Market (Founding Member).
Vice Chairperson of South Tipperary County Council 2012-2013
Mayor of Clonmel 2010 – 2011
Member of South Tipperary County Council since 2009
Member of Clonmel Borough Council since 2004
General Election Candidate 2007
Political Positions held prior to becoming an elected member:
Fianna Fáil National executive member 2000-2001
Munster representative of Ogra Fianna Fáil 2000-2001
Chairperson of South Tipperary Fianna Fáil Women’s & Equality Forum
Chairperson of South Tipperary Ogra Fianna Fáil
Member of South Tipperary Fianna Fáil Comhairle Dáil Ceanntair & Youth officer
Member of Fianna Fáil Clonmel Comhairle Ceanntair & Youth officer
Secretary of the Fianna Fáil Denis Lacy Cumann Clonmel 1996 – 2004
– Job Creation by providing additional supports for small and medium businesses
– Continued support for the services at South Tipperary General Hospital
– Community Policing
– University for the South East
– Infrastructure (roads, traffic calming measures)
– Water & Sewerage Schemes
– Increased funding for community enhancement schemes