• Fingal Chamber officers meet with the new Mayor of Fingal

    Fingal Chamber held its first meeting with the newly-elected Mayor of Fingal Cllr Seána Ó'Rodaigh at the Skerries Mills tourist attraction this week.

    Councillor Seána Ó Rodaigh of the Labour Party was elected as Mayor of Fingal at the annual meeting of Fingal County Council which was held in June. Cllr Ó Rodaigh, who represents the Balbriggan Local Electoral Area, was first elected as a councillor in 2019. Based in Skerries, she works as a teacher in St Patrick’s Senior National School in the town.

    The Mayor of Fingal shared her vision for her time in the role and discussed some of her keen areas of interest such as mental health services and the arts. Cllr Ó Rodaigh expressed how she wants to ensure that we re-emerge from the lockdown as a better, more inclusive society and hopes the community spirit witnessed over the past 16 months will carry on. Cllr Ó Rodaigh also noted some of the recent positive changes such as remote working and new micro-enterprises with a local community focus.

    Fingal Chamber Chief Executive, Anthony Cooney and President, Andrea Molloy briefed the Mayor on the recent collaboration projects between the Chamber and the Local Authority, and also offered assistance, where appropriate, to Cllr Ó Rodaigh during her tenure.