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Wicklow Local Elections 2019 Roundup

All 32 seats in Wicklow County Council have been filled after Anne Ferris beat Malachaí Duddy to the final seat Bray East following a two day recount, after initial counts saw both candidates tied on 1006 votes each.

Fine Gael fared well receiving 26.2% of first preference votes.

Fianna Fáil came second with 22.1%, 

Fine Gael will take nine seats on the newly elected council.

Fianna Fáil with seven, while Sinn Féin only retaining winning two seats.

The Green Party, gaining huge numbers nationwide will fill two seats, as will the Labour Party. 

Independent candidates claimed nine seats.

BRAY EAST (4 Seats)

  1. Steven Matthews – Green Party
  2.  Grace McManus – Sinn Féin
  3.  Aoife Flynn Kennedy – Fine Gael
  4.  Anne Ferris – Labour

BRAY WEST (4 Seats)

  1. Joe Behan – Independent
  2.  Melaine Corrigan – Fine Gael
  3.  Dermot ‘Daisy’ O’Brien – Sinn Féin
  4.  Rory O’Connor – Independent


  1. Jennifer Whitmore – Social Democrats
  2. Tom Fortune – Independent
  3.  Lourda Scott – Green Party
  4.  Derek Mitchell – Fine Gael
  5.  Gerry Walsh – Fianna Fáil
  6.  Mags Crean – Independent


  1. Edward Timmins – Fine Gael
  2.  Gerry O’Neill – Independent
  3.  Patsy Glennon – Fianna Fáil
  4.  Vincent Blake – Fine Gael
  5.  Avril Cronin – Fine Gael
  6.  John Mullen – Fianna Fáil

WICKLOW (6 Seats)

  1. Shay Cullen – Fine Gael
  2.  John Snell – Independent
  3.  Gail Dunne – Fianna Fáil
  4.  Paul O’Brien – Labour
  5.  Irene Winters – Fine Gael
  6.  Mary Kavanagh – Independent


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