About The Council

Management Team

Waterford City & County Council's management structure is split into 5 directorates, each headed by a Director of Services. The Chief Executive, Mr. Michael Walsh, leads the management team.

On commencement of the Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015, on 1st September 2015, each public body with Designated Public Officials is required under section 6(4) of the Act to publish a list showing the name, grade and brief details of the role and responsibilities of each “Designated Public Official” of the body. The purpose of the list is twofold: 1) To allow members of the public identify those persons who are Designated Public Officials; and 2) As a resource for lobbyists filing a return to the Register who may need to source a Designated Public Official’s details. Set out hereunder are the Designated Public Officials for Waterford City & County Council.


Designated Public Officials
Title Responsibility Name
Director of Services Roads, Water & Environment Fergus Galvin
Head of Finance Finance & Cost Management John Murphy
Director of Services Economic Development & Planning Lar Power
Director of Services Corporate, Culture, HR & IS Michael Quinn
Director of Services Housing, Community & Emergency Services Ivan Grimes


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Stiúrthóir Seirbhísí Bóithre, Uisce & Comhshaol Fergus Galvin
Ceannasaí Airgeadais Airgeadas & Bainistíocht Chostála John Murphy
Stiúrthóir Seirbhísí Forbairt Eacnamaíoch & Pleanáil Lar Power
Stiúrthóir Seirbhísí Seirbhísí Corporáideacha, TFC, Acmhainní Daonna & Cultúr Michael Quinn
Stiúrthóir Seirbhísí Tithíocht, Pobail & Seirbhísí Éigeandála Ivan Grimes


Please direct all initial enquiries to Customer Services at contact@waterfordcouncil.ie or call 0761 10 20 20

* This information is published in accordance with 'The Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015' - Designated Public Officials’ details - Section 6(4) of said Act.
For more information, see www.lobbying.ie