Profile of Current Lord Mayor

Councillor Deirdre Forde, Ardmhéara Chorcaí

Lord Mayor's biography

Councillor Deirdre Forde, Ardmhéara Chorcaí, has represented the Cork City South East Ward since her election to Cork City Council in 2019, and prior to the Cork City boundary extension that year, was an Elected Member of Cork County Council from 1999.

She has been a member of the European Committee of the Regions from 2016 to date, she is a member of the Southern Regional Assembly and has been a member of UCC's Governing Body.

She has two sons, Jonathan and Darren, a daughter Susie, and five grandchildren Freddie, Rory, MacDaragh, Sage and Bodhi.