Barry Ward was first elected in 2009 to represent Blackrock, Booterstown, Deangrange, Monkstown and Stillorgan. A Fine Gael councillor on Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and barrister, Barry formerly worked in Leinster House as legal advisor to the Fine Gael Leader, Enda Kenny TD. Barry is originally from Deansgrange and has worked tirelessly on various issues since his election, including parking, parks, public transport, cycling, coastal issues, disadvantage, local business and sound financial management. Barry is the leading strong proponent of the Sutton to Sandycove coastal promenade (S2S) on DLRCoCo and has fought hard for gender and marriage equality; he is the only councillor to have drafted his own bye-laws to give effect to legal change on DLRCoCo. and is a strong advocate for change on the Council meetings. Barry is a graduate of UCD, the University of Paris and King’s Inns, and is a member of the UCD governing Authority.
Cllr Barry Ward
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council