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Cathal King


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Cllr Cathal King has been a full time Sinn Féin Councillor for Tallaght South since 2003. He has won three elections topping the poll in the last two in 2009 & 2014. Cathal has lived all of his life in  Tallaght and is married with two young children.

In 2011 Cllr King became Sinn Féin Deputy Mayor and in 2012 became the first Sinn Féin Mayor of a Dublin LA since the same period almost 100 years ago. During his Mayorship Cathal successfully implemented all of his Mayoral initiatives in the areas of Homelessness, Economic Development and Mental Health, officially opening a 16 bed homeless facility which he personally contributed over €20,000 to, officially opened the Jigsaw project in Tallaght and launched a mental health smart phone app, MindMindR, which he proposed in his first couple of months in the job. 

Cllr King is the Sinn Féin group leader on SDCC and is the Chairperson of the Housing Strategic Policy Committee. Cathal is also a Director of Tallaght Rehabilitation Project, a Patron of Teenline Ireland, a member of Killinarden & Old Bawn Community Schools, among a number of Community Boards and Committees".  

Contact details and Clinic Times:

Telephone 0863186098

Email [email protected]

Cathal is available daily in his office in SDCC and at Killinarden Community Centre each Thursday at 5pm.

Statements (6)

Sinn Féin Councillors refuse to sell land to private developer for unaffordable homes8 October, 2018

Sinn Féin Councillors welcome passing of progressive South Dublin County Council Budget for 20174 November, 2016

Dublin Mayors call for action on housing10 May, 2016

Warm welcome for Cllr Dermot Richardson as he joins Sinn Féin on South Dublin County Council20 April, 2016

Sinn Féin win support for bin waiver scheme- Cllr Cathal King13 May, 2015

Mortgage-to-rent scheme uptake poor in South County Dublin- Cllr Cathal King10 February, 2015

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