Local Elections

The Local Elections 2019 will be held on Friday 24th of May 2019 in conjunction with the European Elections, the Referendum on the Regulation of Divorce and the Plebiscite on a Directly Elected Mayor with Executive Functions for Limerick city and county.

Polling will take place from 7am to 10pm.

Limerick City and County Council has responsibility for the running of the Local Elections and the Plebiscite. For information on the European Elections please contact Cork City Sheriff, Washington House, Washington Street, Cork, phone 021 4271787.

For information on the Referendum please contact Limerick County Registrar, Limerick Courthouse, Merchant’s Quay, Limerick, phone 061 414300.

24 April 2019 Election Posters can be erected
27 April 2019 Submissions of Nomination Papers for Local Election opens
28 April 2019 Deadline for inclusion in Postal Vote
04 May 2019 Submissions of Nomination Papers for Local Election closes
07 May 2019 Publication of list of Local Election candidates
07 May 2019 Deadline for inclusion in Supplementary Register
24 May 2019 Voting Day
25 May 2019 Sorting of Votes, Tallies and Counting of Referendum
26 May 2019 Local Election Count begins
27 May 2019 Plebiscite Count begins
31 May 2019 Deadline for removal of election posters

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Adare-Rathkeale Cappamore-Kilmallock Limerick City East
Bridie Collins FF
Stephen Keary FG
Mark Keogh DDI
Emmett O'Brien IND
Trina O'Dea FF
Richard O'Donoghue IND
Mike Putt DDI
Kevin Sheahan FF
Theresa Storey GP
Adam Teskey FG
Leo Walsh FG
PJ Carey IND
Greg Conway FG
Michael Donegan FF
John Egan FG
Jim Hickey SF
Shane Hogan AON
Trevor McCarthy SD
Joseph Meagher FF
Gerald Mitchell FG
John O'Gorman IND
Eddie Ryan FF
Martin Ryan FF
Noreen Stokes FG
Brigid Teefy IND
Noel Hannan IND
Seán Hartigan GP
Sarah Jane Hennelly SD
Marian Hurley FG
Paul Keller SOL-PBP
Sarah Kiely FG
Derek Mulcahy IND
Michael Murphy FG
Séighin Ó Ceallaigh SF
Jerry O'Dea FF
Joe Pond FF
Diarmuid Ryan IND
Michael Ryan AON
Elena Secas LAB
Michael Sheahan FG
Catherine Slattery FF
Limerick City North Limerick City West Newcastle West
Sharon Benson SF
Mary Cahillane SOL-PBP
Ruth Clarke IND
John Costelloe SF
Anne Cronin LAB
Frankie Daly IND
Des Hayes IND
Kevin Kiely IND
Brian Leddin GP
Denis McCarthy FG
Christy McInerney FF
Eleanor McSherry FG
John Nugent SF
Brian O'Connor FG
Maeve O'Donnell AON
Kieran O'Hanlon FF
Pat O'Neill FF
Olivia O'Sullivan FG
Dean Quinn IND
Conor Sheehan LAB
Kieran Walsh SD
Daniel Butler FG
Mark Carey IND
James Collins FF
Sunnymartins Duruagwu IND
Julian Fitzgibbon AON
Elenora Hogan FG
Fergus Kilcoyne IND
Joe Leddin LAB
John Loftus IND
Jim Long IND
Sean Lynch FF
Breandán Anraoi MacGabhann GP
Cathal McCarthy IND
Malachy McCreesh SF
Dan McSweeney FG
Jamie Morrissey IND
Seónaidh Ní Shíomóin SOL-PBP
Elisa O'Donovan SD
Abul Kalam Azad Talukder FF
Séamus Browne SF
Michael Collins FF
John Dalton REN
Francis Foley FF
Liam Galvin FG
Christy Kelly IND
Conor O'Donoghue AON
Sean O'Mahony IND
Tom Ruddle FG
Jerome Scanlan FG
John Sheahan FG

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There are four separate issues (European, Local, Referendum, Plebiscite) to be decided on polling day. Check here to see if you are eligible to vote.

Remember you may not be entitled to vote in all four elections!

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There are six Local Electoral Areas within Limerick City and County Council, returning a total of 40 councillors.

  • Limerick City East - 7 seats
  • Limerick City North - 7 seats
  • Limerick City West - 7 seats
  • Adare - Rathkeale - 6 seats
  • Cappamore - Kilmallock - 7 seats
  • Newcastle West - 6 seats

The Local Area Boundary Committee made changes to Limerick’s Electoral Areas following its publication in June 2018.

The Local Electoral Area Boundary Committee No 1 Report outlines the changes to Limerick’s Electoral Areas that are effective in the Local Elections in 2019.

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Voters will continue to cast their vote in the same Polling Stations as previous elections but they will be selecting different candidates.

Local Electoral Area 2014 Election 2019 Election
Limerick City North 6 seats 7 seats
Limerick City East 8 seats 7 seats

To cater for these changes the following Electoral Divisions are moving:

Electoral Division 2014 Election 2019 Election
Market Limerick City East Limerick City North
Singland A Limerick City East Limerick City North
Abbey C Limerick City East Limerick City North
Abbey D Limerick City East Limerick City North
Electoral Division Address
Market Arlington Villas, Garryowen
Bishop Newman Court, Off Cathedral Place
Brennan’s Row, Off Cathedral Place
Bridgeland House, John’s Square
Canter’s Range, Cathedral Place
Cathedral Place, Off Mulgrave Street
Chapel Court, Cathedral Place
Church Street, Off John’s Square
Cornmarket, Little Gerald Griffin Street
Cross Court, Barrack Lane, Off Lwr Gerald Griffin Street
Dundas House, John’s Square
Fairview Avenue, Mulgrave Street
Fairview Cottages, Mulgrave Street
Fairview Terrace, Garryowen
Gerald Griffin Street Lwr
Geraldine Villas, Off Garryowen Road
Grattan Villas, Mulgrave Street
Greenhill Road - 1, Garryowen
High Street
James Street
John Street
King’s Court, Mungret Street
Little Gerald Griffin Street
Mahon House, Newtown Mahon
Markets Field Terrace
The Brewery, John Street
Melrose Court, Mungret Street
Mill Court, Tanyard Lane
Mulgrave Street – 2
Mungret Street
Old St Francis Street, off Mungret Street
Old Windmill Court, Summer Street
Old Windmill Road, Upper William Street
Palmerstown Court, Mungret Street
Rossa Avenue
Rossa Villas
Sean Heuston Place
Smyth’s Lane, Off Cathedral Place
St Joseph’s Hospital
St John’s Avenue
St John’s Court
John’s Square
St John’s Villas
Summer Court, Summer Street
Summer Street
The Haymarket, Cathedral Place
The Steeples, Newtown Mahon
Upper William Street
Singland ‘A’ The Path, Garryowen
Claughaun Avenue, Garryowen
Singland Avenue, Garryowen
Ballysimon Crescent, Ballysimon Road
Ballysimon Road, Singland ‘A’
South Claughaun Road, Garryowen
Churchfield, St Patrick’s Road
Singland Park, Garryowen
Mount Singland, Garryowen
Singland Crescent, Garryowen
Claughaun Court, Garryowen
Claughaun Fort, Garryowen
Fairview Crescent, Garryowen
Greenhill, Garryowen
Greenhill Road - 2, Garryowen
Well Field, Garryowen
Pike Avenue, Garryowen
West Singland Road
East Singland Road
St Joseph’s Hospital
St Lawrence’s Park
St Patrick’s Road
Singland Villas
Claughaun Villas
Abbey ‘C’ Broad Street
Cathedral View Apartments, St Leila Street
Clare Street
Curry Lane Upper, Off Broad Street
Davitt Street
Garvey’s Range, Grattan Street
Good Shepherd Avenue
Grattan Court
Grattan Street
John Street
Johnsgate Village
Lock Quay
Mitchell Street
Old Clare Street
O’Sullivan’s Place, Lock Quay
Quin’s Lane, Off John Street
Roxtown Terrace and Long Can, Old Clare Street
St Joseph’s Hospital
St Lelia Street – 2
The Gardens, New Road, Pennywell
Town Wall Cottage, Old Clare Street
Abbey ‘D’ Kilmurry Avenue, Garryowen
Downey Avenue, Garryowen
Kilmurry Road, Garryowen
North Claughaun Road
Cathedral Court, New Road, Pennywell
Cathedral Villas, Garryowen
Corporation Houses, Upper Pennywell
Kilmurry Court, Garryowen
Downey Street, Killalee
Doyle’s Cottages, Garryowen
Flood Street, Killalee
Garryowen Road, Garryowen
Good Shepherd Villas, Garryowen
Kilmurry Road, Garryowen
Carriage Court, Dublin Road
Dublin Road, Singland
Keane Street, Killalee
Keating Street, Killalee
Kilmurry Park, Garryowen
New Road, Johnsgate
Newcastle View Terrace, Pennywell
Parkland Apartments, Dublin Road
Parkmore, Dublin Road
Pennywell Road
Pennywell Upper
Reidy Court, Garryowen
Roxtown Terrace and Long Can, Pennywell
Sarsfield Avenue, Garryowen
Sarsfield Court, Garryowen
Singland Court, Dublin Road
Sruthan an Phadraig, St Patrick’s Road
St Patrick’s Court, Garryowen
The Gables, Pennywell
Well Road, Singland

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Guidelines for Candidates and Guidelines for National Agents and Designated Persons of Political Parties and Third Parties are available in the supporting documents below.

This service is provided by

Corporate Services and Governance Department

Phone +353 61 556000
Limerick City and County Council, Merchants Quay, Limerick, V94 EH90