Bridin Murphy hails from Clonroche in Co. Wexford. She is a newly elected Councillor in the New Ross Municipal District and was elected as Cathaoirleach of the District in 2021/2022.
A qualified social worker who works in the fast-paced world of child protection, Bridin is passionate and a strong voice for those she represents.
Bridin was elected to the Board of the Irish Association of Social Workers in 2019 and was appointed Treasurer in 2022. The IASW is the national professional body for Social Workers in Ireland and has over 1,600 members.
Bridin is also Chairperson of the Wexford Mental Well-being working group, an inter-agency committee that incorporates local government policy with community-based initiatives to improve the mental well-being of those in Wexford.
Bridin is a huge supporter of the Arts and was one of the founders of the award-winning New Ross Summer Sessions. Bridin is also chairperson of the New Ross Guitar Festival.
Bridin is also a board member of:
- St. Michael’s Theatre, New Ross
- Wexford Joint Policing Committee
- Wexford Women’s Coalition
- Coláiste Abbáin, Adamstown, Co. Wexford