Adam Hurley

I’ve worked in politics for almost a decade and have been involved in the Social Democrats from the very beginning; working on the party’s launch in 2015, administrating the organisation in its first year, and later working for Róisín Shortall as her policy/communications advisor....

Cat O’Driscoll

Meeting a bunch of strangers for the first time on a dark rainy night in Dublin city was my first campaign experience with the SocDems in 2015. Since then I've made incredible friends, worked on inspiring campaigns and hopefully made a difference for others...

Conor Hoary

Hi, my name is Conor Hoary.I have been a SocDem since working on Niall O'Tuathail’s campaign during the 2016 General Election as a deputy campaign manager. Following which I was involved in both the Repeal the 8th Campaign and the Michael D Election Campaign.

David Clancy

The next 12 months will be crucial to the development and evolution of the Social Democrats, and I believe I have the skills and experience to help this Party and the National Executive deliver the progressive politics that Ireland has done without for too...

Dermot Looney

National Executive Dublin South West   Dermot is a 36-year old Social Democrats member from Greenhills in Dublin 12. He has served as a County Councillor on South Dublin County Council since 2009. He won re-election as an Independent in 2014, topping the poll, before...

Dylan Murphy

My name is Dylan Murphy and I’ve been endorsed by the Dublin Fingal Branch to run for the NEC. I have volunteered for the following campaigns: Volunteer Support for Bernie Sanders Texting 2020, Digital Coordinaton for Climate Case Ireland and Not here, Not Anywhere...

Evie Nevin

Evie founded and ran Disabled People Together for Yes during the successful 2018 campaign to repeal the Eighth Amendment. She traveled all over Ireland addressing public meetings on how the Eighth disproportionately affected people with disabilities in accessing abortion services.

Fiona Lynam

Following the adventure that was the local election campaign, I considered that I had two choices. The first is to disappear, feel sorry for myself and treat the campaign as a bucket list task that I have now ticked off. The second is to...

Frank McGrath

In 1981 Frank qualified as a Marine Electronics Officer and spent the next 24 years working in the electronics industry. In 2005, he retrained as an Audiologist. He became a Fellow of the Irish Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists in 2013. His political activism...

Geraldine Cunniffe

My name is Geraldine Cunniffe and I have been nominated by the Dublin NW Branch as a Candidate for the NE.I am from South Roscommon near Athlone but have lived in Dublin since the 1980’s.I studied Law and Politics in College and work as...

John King

I am chair of the Meath East branch of the Social Democrats and here are some reasons why you should elect me to the National Executive.The distribution of Alex White’s 22,205 votes in the recent European elections where 6134 went to Fitzgerald (FG), 3509...

John Larrigan

National Executive Dublin Central   John is a Network Engineer from the north side of Dublin.He has been an active and outspoken member of the party since 2016 and one of the founding members of the Dublin Central branch. He introduced and organised the...

Karl Picard

Party Colleagues,My name is Karl Picard and I am one of your candidates for the National Executive. I joined the Social Democrats shortly after the party’s inception, helping to set up the Galway-West branch before building the Longford-Westmeath branch in my native Midlands.

Kieran Walsh

It has been an absolute honour to serve as a member of our National Executive this term. Working alongside some of the most diligent, professional & committed Social Democrats has given me great hope for the future of our party. At the start of...

Kodzo Selormey

Cork North Central      I believe that the Social Democrats will be a force for progressive change in Ireland in the next decade. We have a built a strong foundation with our results in 2019 but we need to do more to ensure that after the...

Majo Rivas

My strong passion for equality and social justice brought me to the Social Democrats. I want to contribute to the development of our party by serving on the National Executive. I am committed to bringing my experience in policy formation and implementation to work...

Mark Khan

AmbitionMomentum is vital to boost party reach, member morale & public support.   When on the NEC; I pushed a recruitment strategy, list of targets & helped double the no. of councillors.  We just elected 19 Cllrs, but failed to contest elections in 15/26 counties.  Let’s recruit...

Mick Caul

I have been involved in the party since before it’s launch, working with Anne-Marie and Catherine through the Right2Water Demos and helping out with social media. I stood in the room the day the party was formally launched and from that day on I...

Noel Dempsey

Outgoing National Executive (NE) MemberMember of the Candidate Strategy & Development Sub CommitteeChairperson of Kildare North BranchInaugural member of the Organisational and Constitution drafting Group A. native of Cork and a Trade Union and political activist since leaving education. I ran in Local Elections...

Rob Partridge

Hello.  I’m Rob Partridge and I’m a Social Democrat from Galway East.  I joined the Social Democrats because I believe they are the only party capable of effecting change and are certainly the only party who actively listen to its members.

Sabrina Ryan

Sabrina joined the Social Democrats following last year's referendum when she was a founding member of Dublin Bay North Together for Yes. Sabrina is a journalism graduate who works as a union organiser. Sabrina has extensive experience in community radio and currently is on...

Sally Aquilina

National Executive Meath West One of my mottos is “if you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the problem”. I got involved in Social Democrats because I realised it was no longer enough to yell at the telly about how things should...

Sean McGrath

I joined the SocDems during the 2016 GE because it was time for Ireland to change and our party is still the best way to do so. Polices such as Slaintecare and housing as a right are what our country needs, our party advocates...

Sharon Nolan

I'm an activist and campaigner based in Galway city, and was your candidate for Galway City Central in thelocal elections. I am running for the National Executive as I want to step up and offer my help to see the change I would like...

Síle Ní Dhubhghaill

I was the local election candidate for Macroom in Co. Cork, where I was previously a local area representative. I am a current member of the National Executive. I own a music school, where I teach piano and harp and conduct the choir. I...

Thomas Ryan

Thomas Ryan here from the Social Democrats in Tipperary. At this stage I have decided to take on the role of area lead for the county and since we had our first meeting in February the working that we established to get the county...