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Comhairle Paróiste Ghleann Cholm Cille

Fáilte - Welcome!

A Parish Council has been functioning in Gleann Cholm Cille since the 1930's. Members are elected to this body by the residents of the Glencolumbkille Church area with elections being held every three years.

The main purpose/objective of Comhairle Pharóiste Ghleann Cholm Cille is to look after the interests and needs of the residents of Gleann Cholm Cille. This involves liasing with Public Bodies and Representatives to ensure:

  • Roads are kept in a passable condition.
  • The availability and cleanliness of drinking water.
  • Proper sanitation and refuse collection.
  • Provision of road signs.
  • Development of access roads to beaches and places of historical interest.
  • Developing a sense of pride amongst the residents of Gleann Cholm Cille in their own area.
  • Generally improving the facilities in the area.

Comhairle Pharóiste Ghleann Cholm Cille have been sponsoring schemes for many years with the first supervised scheme commencing in 1991. These schemes have contributed immensely to local development with necessary work being carried out that would otherwise not have happened.

Comhairle Pharóiste Ghleann Cholm Cille work closely with other committees and organisations in the area in the management of these schemes:

  • C.L.G. Naomh Columba.
  • Coíste Fórbatha Malainn Bhig.
  • Graveyard Development Committee.
  • Board of Management at Cashel National School.
  • Lár Chomhairle Paróiste

Past Projects:

  • Building stone walls at Halla Muire and park(s) beside Halla Muire.
  • Maintaining water supply in Malinbeg village, drainage and laying path to water resevoir.
  • Completion of boundary wall at Cashel National School, bricklaying, plastering and painting wall. Levelling of playing area at rear of School.
  • Building of storage shed for fishermen's nets at Malinbeg.
  • Childrens' Playground at Halla Muire.

Projects currently under way:

  • Lace House/Tourist Office rennovation project
  • River walk

Current Comhairle Pharóiste
Gleann Cholm Cille
(elected November 2011):

Freddie Hardy - Chairperson
Victor Fuller
Freddie Godliman
Mary Patricia Byrne
Elaine Hardy
Sean Byrne
Josephine O Byrne
Brian O Byrne
Francis J Cunningham
Kevin Mc Ginley
Conal Mc Intyre
Liam Ó Cuinneagáin