Political Career
2009/10: Lord Mayor of Dublin
June 2009: Re-elected for North Inner City Local Electoral Area
2008/9: Deputy Lord Mayor
2004: Elected to Dublin City Council

Council of Europe Congress of Local and Regional Authorities
Current Affairs Commmittee Council of Europe
Planning, Development and International Affairs Strategic Policy Committee
Housing Strategic Policy Committee
Grangegorman Development Agency
O'Devaney Gardens Regeneration Board
Dublin Docklands Development Authority
Association of County and City Councils
Board of Management D7 Educate Together
Board of Governors Rotunda Hospital
Heritage Area Rejuvenation Project (Chair 2003/4 & 2007/8)
O'Connell Street Integrated Area Plan

Other Interests
Observed international elections in Cambodia, South Africa and Bosnia.
Local history/Archaeolgoy/Genealogy
Computers/Technology enthusiast

Family Background
Mariied to Joe Costello TD

University College Dublin, B.A. H.Dip.inEd.
Dundalk Institute of Technology
St Vincent's Secondary School, Dundalk, Co Louth