Chief Executive's Department

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The Chief Executive's department is responsible for the administration of the Chief Executive’s Office, City Hall, the Lord Mayor and the Mansion House. This department also manages:

Owen Keegan - Chief Executive

Owen P Keegan was appointed Dublin City Chief Executive in September 2013 having served as County Manager of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council (DLR) from February 2006. Before joining DLR he worked for Dublin City Council, where he was Assistant City Manager and then Director of Traffic.

Prior to October 1993 he worked as an economist for DKM Economic Consultants/Davy Stockbrokers. He has also worked in the Department of Finance, the ESRI and for two periods in the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government.

Mr Keegan is from Dublin. He holds degrees in public administration, economics and civil engineering.


The Role of the Dublin City Chief Executive

As Chief Executive of Dublin City Council, Owen is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the council. He also has responsibility for the implementation of council decisions.

Owen works with your elected representatives (councillors) and council staff to implement Dublin City Council's vision for a creative and sustainable city.

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For more information

Dublin City Council
Chief Executive's Department
Civic Offices
Wood Quay
Dublin 8

Tel: (01) 222 2222