Author Dermot Lacey

Dermot Lacey is Leader of the Labour Group on Dublin City Council – currently representing the Pembroke area. He is one of the most experienced members of Local Government in Ireland serving since 1993. He has served as Chairperson of the Housing, Social and Community Affairs Strategic Policy Committee (SPC) and the Arts, Community and Recreation SPC and the Finance Committee. He is a former Lord Mayor of Dublin, Cathaoirleach of the Dublin Regional Authority, the Southern and Eastern Regional Assembly and the Eastern and Midlands Regional Assembly. He has served on the City of Dublin VEC/ETB and the Dublin Docklands Development Council. Dermot is a life-long member of the Scout Movement whose ethos is reflected in his political and community activism.