Councillor Eithne Loftus was co-opted to Fingal County Council in 2007. Originally from Mayo, Eithne has lived most of her life in Castleknock where she raised her family.
An avid player of bridge, Eithne is a longstanding Fine Gael activist and served as Chairperson of Fine Gael in Dublin West. She is a former member of St Brigid’s National School Board of Management Castleknock Community Council and chairperson of the Deerpark Area Residents Association.
Eithne was involved in the first campaign for a secondary school in Castleknock, the preservation of the greenbelt and Strawberry Beds. She is the only full-time councillor living in Castleknock.