Liam is a Fine Gael Councillor representing the Boyle Electoral Area. He was elected as Leas-Cathaoirleach of the County Council for 2019-20.
Liam was first elected to Roscommon County Council in 2009. His family has a long tradition in local politics since his father Tom, who hails from Grangemore, Boyle, was first elected to the County Council in 1979.
Liam is married to Joan and the couple have three children. He knows first hand the difficulties facing families in today’s environment. Since his election, Liam has served on the Housing Strategic Policy Committee (SPC), the Suck Drainage Board, Roscommon-Galway VEC and was Chairman of the Roscommon Road Safety Committee. Liam was a member of the Steering Committee for The Gathering celebrations in County Roscommon. He is also a member of the Boards of Management of Kilmurry N.S. and Castlerea Community School.
Liam Callaghan is very involved in the local community, as a member of wide range of local committees namely his Community Alert group, Kilmurry Hall, the Castleplunkett Twinning organisation as well as the local Historical and Graveyard Committees. Cllr. Callaghan is a lifelong member and supporter of Tulsk GAA club.
Coming from a farming background, he is a strong defender of rural Ireland and local communities. As an elected representative, Liam Callaghan has delivered funding for many roads, housing, community and sports projects. Liam will continue to fight to improve the infrastructure of the areas he serves, attracting jobs and employment to local communities. The new electoral boundaries of the Boyle Municipal Authority create new challenges for elected representatives, particularly rural communities.