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The West Regional Authority is one of eight Authorities established by the Government under the Local Government Act 1991 (Regional Authority Establishment Orders 1993). The Authority comprises 27 Elected Members from the constituent Local Authorities within the Region: Galway County Council, Mayo County Council, Galway City Council, and Roscommon County Council as follows:

Local Authority/Committee &

Number of Members

Galway County Council


Mayo County Council


Roscommon Co. Council


Galway City Council


Committee of the Regions


Total Elected Members



The following is a list of the current Members of the Authority, their name, postal address and email address:


Cllr. Donal Lyons, 23 Knocknacarra Park, Galway

Cllr. Tom Costello (Chairperson), Kiloughter, Castlegar, Galway

Cllr. Padraic Conneely, 13 Dun Daingean, Newcastle,Galway     No email address

Cllr. Declan McDonnell, 4 Tara Grove, Wellpark, Galway

Cllr. Terry O’Flaherty, 11 Seagrove, Ballyloughnane Road, Renmore, Galway

Cllr. Niall McNeilis, 14 While Oaks, Clybaun Road, Knocknacarra, Galway

Cllr Peter Keane, 29 The Nurseries, Taylors Hill,



Cllr. Tiernan Walsh, Ardeevin, Williamstown, Co.Galway

Cllr. Peter Feeney, Ballydavid, Athenry, Co. Galway

Cllr.  Tim Broderick, Corraneena, Kilconnell, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway

Cllr. Tomás O’Curraoin, Na Fothrai Maola Thiar, Bearna, Co. na Gaillimhe

Cllr. Gerry Finnerty, Ballymurphy, Gort, Co.Galway

Cllr. Peter Roche, Moyne, Abbeyknockmoy, Tuam, Co.Galway

Cllr. Kevin Ryan, Moylough, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. 



Cllr. Cyril Burke, Gradogue, Ballyglass, Claremorris, Co. Mayo

Cllr Seamus Weir, Coolcronan, Foxford, Co. Mayo

Cllr. Eugene Lavin, Gortgarve, Kiltimagh, Co. Mayo

Cllr. Damian Ryan, Milehill, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo

Cllr. Gerry Murray, The Square, Charlestown, Co.Mayo. (2009-2012)

Cllr. Michael Kilcoyne, 9 Turlough Rd,Castlebar,Co.Mayo  (from June2012)

Cllr. Margaret Adams, Kings Hill, Westport, Co.Mayo

Cllr. Eugene McCormack, 49 Knockaphunta Park, Castlebar, Co. Mayo



Cllr. Tom Crosby, Tarmonbarry, Co. Roscommon

Cllr. Michael McGreal, Carrick, Ballinlough, Co. Roscommon

Cllr. John Naughten, Ard Keenan, Drum, Athlone, Co.Roscommon

Cllr. Martin Connaughton, Main St., Athleague, Co.Roscommon 

Cllr. Michael Mulligan, The Square, Ballaghaderreen,Co. Roscommon

Cllr. John Cummins, Abbbeytown, Boyle, Co.Roscommon