Eleven new faces as Wexford County Council Members take office
New faces is a striking feature of Wexford County Council as the 34 incoming members of the new Council formally come into office today, Friday 31 May, 2019.
Last weekend’s two-day count process finally revealed the thirty-four councillors who will be the public representatives of the people of Wexford for the next five years.
With a number of outgoing Councillors not seeking re-election, at least three new faces were guaranteed on the new Council. However, eleven new councillors will take their seats when the 2019-2024 Council meets for the first time.
Of the eleven new Members, three are in Enniscorthy Municipal District, two in Gorey Municipal District, two in New Ross Municipal District and one in the new Municipal District of Rosslare. A further three new Councillors have been elected to the Borough District of Wexford.
Six of the thirty-four Councillors are female, one more than the outgoing Council
The first meeting of the new Council will take place on Friday 14th June, when a new Cathaoirleach and Leas-Cathaoirleach of Wexford County Council will be elected.