Born and raised in Skibbereen.
Fáilte Ireland registered Local and National Tour Guide with vast experience and qualifications in Tourism, Sales & Marketing and Business Studies.
Elected as a Councillor to Skibbereen Town Council on 4th June 2009 to 1st June 2014.
Mayor of Skibbereen June 2012 – June 2013.
I will bring a fresh and energetic approach to local politics.
Due to vast experience in Tourism – My expertise in same will further enhance the promotion of Tourism and local Amenities in West Cork.
A candidate with ability, dedication and experience.
“Karen Coakley seeks your backing
For hard work I won’t be lacking
On housing, health and local needs
Give me the chance to sow the seeds
My endeavours be they great or small
Will reap rewards in County Hall”