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 AreaName of Councillor

Political Party

Carrickmacross-CastleblayneyColm Carthy

Sinn Féin

Carrickmacross-CastleblayneyNoel Keelan

Sinn Féin

Carrickmacross-CastleblayneyAidan Campbell

Fine Gael

Carrickmacross-CastleblayneyP.J. O’Hanlon

Fianna Fáil

Carrickmacross-CastleblayneyPadraig McNally

Fianna Fáil

Carrickmacross-CastleblayneyJackie Crowe

Sinn Féin

Ballybay-ClonesSéamus Coyle

Fianna Fáil

Ballybay-ClonesEva Humphreys Fine Gael
Ballybay-ClonesCathy Bennett

Sinn Féin

Ballybay-ClonesSean Gilliland

Fine Gael

Ballybay-ClonesHugh McElvaney

Fine Gael

Ballybay-ClonesPat Treanor

Sinn Féin

MonaghanBrian McKenna

Sinn Féin

MonaghanSeamus Treanor

Non-Party

MonaghanRaymond Aughey

Fianna Fáil

MonaghanDavid Maxwell

Fine Gael

MonaghanSeán Conlon

Sinn Féin

MonaghanPaudge 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