Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015

Monaghan Chamber Room

Designated Public Officials

The Regulation of Lobbying legislation is designed to provide information to the public about who is lobbying whom about what.

Section 6(4) of the Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015 requires that on commencement of the Act on 1 September 2015, Monaghan County Council is required to publish a list showing the name, grade and brief details of the role and responsibilities of each “Designated Public Official” of the body.

Designated Public Officials – Monaghan County Council

Eamonn O’Sullivan, Chief Executive

Paul Clifford, Director of Planning, Economic Development and Community Services.

Adge King, Director of Governance and Corporate Affairs.

John Murray, Head of Finance and Director of Housing.

Patricia Monahan, Acting Director of Services, Infrastructure & Operations.

Section (6)(1)(d) of the Act provides that the Members of Monaghan Council are regarded as Designated Public Officials for the purposes of the Act. The following are the current members of Monaghan County Council.

Electoral Area Name of Councillor

Political Party

Carrickmacross-Castleblayney Colm Carthy

Sinn Féin

Carrickmacross-Castleblayney Noel Keelan

Sinn Féin

Carrickmacross-Castleblayney Aidan Campbell

Fine Gael

Carrickmacross-Castleblayney P.J. O’Hanlon

Fianna Fáil

Carrickmacross-Castleblayney Padraig McNally

Fianna Fáil

Carrickmacross-Castleblayney Jackie Crowe

Sinn Féin

Ballybay-Clones Séamus Coyle

Fianna Fáil

Ballybay-Clones Eva Humphreys  Fine Gael
Ballybay-Clones Cathy Bennett

Sinn Féin

Ballybay-Clones Sean Gilliland

Fine Gael

Ballybay-Clones Hugh McElvaney

Fine Gael

Ballybay-Clones Pat Treanor

Sinn Féin

Monaghan Brian McKenna

Sinn Féin

Monaghan Seamus Treanor

Non-Party

Monaghan Raymond Aughey

Fianna Fáil

Monaghan David Maxwell

Fine Gael

Monaghan Seán Conlon

Sinn Féin

Monaghan Paudge Connolly

Non-Party

Further information regarding the legislation and further guidance on the Act is available on the Regulation of Lobbying website at www.lobbying.ie