Melanie is a Wicklow native, whose family have lived in the area for over 300 years. She is married to Liam, and the mother to four fabulous children. For the last 25 years she has worked in partnership with her husband running their business in Bray and helping run the family farm with her parents. She is actively involved in her community, working with many volunteer groups and with the schools and sports clubs.
She has always had a keen interest in local politics and has proved herself to be a competent person, who gets along with, and works well with people. She is an ideal candidate to represent Bray West as she knows the opportunities and challenges facing the Bray West community and is committed to representing its needs.