About the Lord Mayor

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Lord Mayor of Dublin 2018-2019

Councillor Tom Brabazon was elected 351st Lord Mayor of Dublin at a Special Meeting of Dublin City Council held on Monday 24th February 2020.    The Lord Mayor is elected by the members of Dublin City Council.  On 24th February, Councillor Racheal Batten was elected Deputy Lord Mayor of Dublin.

He was first co-opted to Dublin City Council in 2003, following the abolition of the dual mandate, and was re-elected to the Council in 2004, 2009, 2014 and 2019 where he represents the people of Donaghmede.

Tom is originally from Raheny and attended Chanel College Coolock for Primary and Secondary Education.  He is a Graduate of UCD having studied Irish, Geography and Politics.  Having read law at postgraduate level, he qualified as a Solicitor in 1998 and went on to qualify as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and as a Chartered Arbitrator, a registered Trade Mark Agent, a European Trade Mark Attorney and subsequently as a Notary Public.    He founded his own legal practice in 2000.

He served as Deputy Lord Mayor of Dublin from June 2019 to February 2020 and is Chairperson of the North Central Area Joint Policing Committee.

His priorities for his term of office include an emphasis on increased housing supply of all types and aiming for carbon neutrality and reducing the effects of climate change.

Outside of politics he is a proud supporter of Dublin GAA and a proud promoter of the Irish language.

Lord Mayor Brabazon is married to Liz and they have four children Ciarán, Éadaoin, Sinéad and Aislinn.

The Lord Mayor is addressed as “Lord Mayor of Dublin Tom Brabazon” or “Lord Mayor Tom Brabazon”.

The Lord Mayor can be contacted by e-mail at lordmayor@dublincity.ie

Link to the Lord Mayor’s Election speech

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