Jim O’Callaghan: For Jobs and Fairness
Jim O’Callaghan was first elected to Dublin City Council in 2009 for the Pembroke-Rathmines electoral area, being the only Fianna Fáil city councillor elected south of the Liffey in those local elections. In 2011 he was appointed as legal advisor to the Fianna Fáil front bench.
In 2014 he was re-elected to Dublin City Council for the new Rathmines-Rathgar electoral area. Although Fianna Fáil is now the second largest party on the city council, it refused to enter a governing coalition with the largest party on the city council, Sinn Féin.
Jim is one of the most regular contributors to meetings of the City Council. He has consistently highlighted the enormous amount of money which the city council has wasted attempting to build an unnecessary and costly incinerator at Poolbeg. Read more...