Andrea Dalton

Political Party / Group: Fianna Fáil
Current Councillor or MEP?: Yes
Email: adalton@carlow.ie
Mobile: 086 8512 813
City or County Council: Carlow County Council

About me

My representative, professional and voluntary experiences to date help me to be an effective local public representative. As all my professional work to date has been working with, and for the people of Carlow, I know the issues they face on a daily basis and have always worked to help people and to enable them to help themselves.
•Chairperson of Music Generation Music Education Programme
•Board Member of Carlow Educate Together National School
•Member of Co Carlow Joint Policing Committee
•Member of the Local Community Development Committee with oversight of the LEADER and Social Inclusion programmes
•Member of Carlow County Museum Board
•Member of Kilkenny Carlow Education and Training Board
•Member of the Centenary Committee
•Member of the Housing, Community, Recreation/Amenity Strategic Policy Group
•Member of Culture, Health and Agriculture Strategic Policy Group
•Chairperson Oak Park & Deer Park Community Text Alert
•Member of the Board of Management Tyndall College

My Priorities & Ideas

My Priorities include:
To continue to be a strong representative voice for individuals, communities and local organisations and groups
To continue to promote environmental and sustainable solutions
To continue to assist community groups to access local and national funding opportunities
To continue to work towards achieving a holistic centre of refuge for women experiencing domestic violence for Carlow
Promotion of Positive Mental Health Initiatives
Promotion of Carlow as a great shopping and tourist destination and a great place to do business
To continue to work for the provision of social and affordable housing solutions

In addition to the normal duties of a County Councillor, my vision for my role is to use my expertise to get community groups to work together to maximize the funding that is coming into County Carlow. I am committed to working for you, the people of Carlow, with honesty and integrity and I look forward to meeting you personally during my campaign.