Liam Quaide

Meet Liam Liam Quaide is the Social Democrats councillor for Midleton (East Cork) on Cork County Council. Liam is a clinical psychologist who has worked for many years with Community Adult Mental Health teams, and more recently in hospital outpatient services. He was drawn to politics by the urgency of the climate and biodiversity crises, […]

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Isobel Towse

Meet Isobel I’m Isobel Towse, the Social Democrats Local Election Candidate for Skibbereen West Cork which spans from Clonakilty to Cape Clear and up to Dunmanway, encompassing so many stunning west Cork towns and villages. I grew up on Sherkin Island and I have been living and working between Clonakilty and Rosscarbery for the last […]

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Alan Moynihan

Meet Alan I’m Alan Moynihan, the Social Democrats Local Election Candidate for Cahir. I live just outside Ballyporeen. I work as an emergency call taker for An Garda Síochána and I am based in the southern control room in Cork. I have been a volunteer in the mental health field for nearly a decade and […]

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Hilary Tonge

Meet Hilary I’m Hilary Tonge, the Social Democrats Local Election Candidate for Ennis. I live in Ennis County Clare and I work for Woman’s Collective Ireland Clare. I believe the community needs to be central in identifying what it needs, and helps to shape solutions. I am Director of Mná ag Gáire women’s Community Hub […]

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Fiona Levie

Meet Fiona I’m Fiona Levie, the Social Democrats Local Election Candidate for Killaloe in East Clare. I am a mum of four young adults, I live in Mountshannon and have been an active member of several local community groups over the years, including the Scariff/Mountshannon Scout Group, Whitegate Camogie Club, Mountshannon Community Council and more […]

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Aaron McAllorum

Meet Aaron I’m Aaron McAllorum, the Social Democrats Local Election Candidate for Bray East. I’m parliamentary assistant to the former co-leader and co-founder of the Social Democrats, Catherine Murphy TD, and have been working with the party and Wicklow TD Jennifer Whitmore since its early stages. My candidacy brings almost 20 years of experience on […]

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Aishling Silke

Meet Aishling I’m Aishling Silke, the Social Democrats Local Election Candidate for Artane Whitehall. I live in Artane Beaumont and work in Dublin City University as a lecturer in Early Childhood Education, specialising in advocacy, leadership and social studies. I have spent over 15 years advocating for high quality, affordable and accessible childcare along with […]

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Pádraig Rice

Meet Pádraig I’m Pádraig Rice, the Social Democrats Local Election Candidate for Cork City South Central. I live in Ballyphehane with my husband Aaron. I’ve been a community organiser and human rights campaigner for the last 15 years. I currently work as the Policy and Research Manager with LGBT Ireland. I previously worked as a […]

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Jesslyn Henry

Meet Jesslyn I’m Jesslyn Henry, the Social Democrats Local Election Candidate for Artane-Whitehall. I have lived in Coolock all my life and am very aware of the challenges faced by this wonderful community. I work as a Special Needs Assistant and have a strong interest in improving facilities and services for our children and young […]

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Niall McCreanor

Meet Niall I’m Niall McCreanor, the Social Democrats Local Election Candidate for Ardee. I’m a dedicated member of the Social Democrats and a fervent advocate for change. Hailing from Ardee and now residing in Dunleer with my family, I’m deeply connected to our community’s aspirations. With a history of service within the party, including three […]

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