Neale Richmond - County Councillor at Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council

Education, Projects and Policy Manager at European Movement Ireland



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Based in Ballinteer, Cllr. Neale Richmond represents the Glencullen-Sandyford Ward on Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council along with Cllr. Tom Joyce.

The Glencullen-Sandyford Ward is a 4 seat Ward stretching from Ballinteer into the Dublin Mountains encompassing - Ballinteer, Sandyford, Stepaside, Leopardstown, Kilternan, Glencullen & Carrickmines.

Neale Richmond's Professional Experience

2012 - Present

European Movement Ireland - Education, Projects and Policy Manager

Currently serving on a maternity cover contract I coordinate all education projects and advocacy campaigns for this European Affairs NGO such as the Blue Star Programme and the Accountability Report.

I am responsible for the following of domestic and European legislation drafting regular reports, articles and briefing notes for the Board and membership.

Key Skills
2009 - Present

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council - County Councillor

Elected in June 2009 to represent the people of the Glencullen - Sandyford Ward which comprises Ballinteer, Sandyford, Stepaside, Leopardstown, Carrickmines and Glencullen.

Member of the Dublin Regional Authority and the Dublin Regional Authority – EU Operational committee,. Director of the DLR Leisure Services Board. On the Council, I sit on the Waste & Water and Housing Committees.

Elected as the youngest ever An Leas Chathaoirleach (Deputy Mayor) serving from 2010-2011

2007 - 2011

Houses of the Oireachtas - Parliamentary Assistant

Managed the office of Olivia Mitchell TD dealing with all constituency, communications and legislative issues.

Campaign Manager for the 2011 General Election which saw the Deputy successfully retain her seat.

Key Skills
Campaign Manager
2008 - 2009

Fine Gael - Local Election Candidate

Contested the 2009 Local Elections, successfully winning an additional seat for the Fine Gael Party in the 4 seat Ward of Glencullen-Sandyford.

2007 - 2007

United Through Sport - Volunteer

Spent 6 months coaching a range of sports & teaching in West Africa, based primarily in Accra, Ghana

2005 - 2007

European Parliament - Parliamentary Assistant

Managed the Brussels office of Gay Mitchell MEP. In terms of policy, my work focussed on issues dealing with Overseas Development Aid..

2003 - 2005

Sandford Park - Rugby Coach

Coached all levels from u13 to SCT specialising in forward play. Forster Cup winners 2005

Neale Richmond's Education and Qualifications


Masters/PostGrad - MA, Political Science

University College Dublin

Completed Thesis on "Fine Gael, Ireland's Christian Democrats?"


Bachelor/Degree - BA, History

University College Dublin


Bachelor/Degree - ,

Wesley College Dublin


Bachelor/Degree - ,

Taney NS

Neale Richmond's Additional Information