The purpose of a Strategic Policy Committee (SPC) is to prepare, develop, monitor and review policies which relate to how Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council carries out its job and to advise the Council accordingly.

The remit of the Environment, Climate Change and Energy SPC in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown is to deal with policies which relate to:

  • Climate Change
  • Flood Risk and Water Quality Management Plan
  • Environment Energy Strategy
  • Waste Management
  • Litter Management Plan
  • Open Spaces, Parks and Coastal Issues
  • Sport
  • Fire Service
  • Control of Animals
  • Burial Grounds

See the Minutes of the Environment, Climate Change & Energy SPC


Membership of the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Environment, Climate Change and Energy SPC comprises of:

Councillors Sectoral Representatives
Pat Hand (Chairperson) Diarmuid McAree, Environmental Pillar, DLR PPN
Marie Baker Elizabeth Clooney, Community & Voluntary Pillar, DLR PPN
Jennifer Cuffe Marese Hegarty, Social Inclusion Pillar, DLR PPN
Cormac Devlin Peter Clancy, Chambers Ireland (Development/Construction Sector)
Mary Fayne Elizabeth Swanwick, Chambers Ireland (Business/Commercial Sector)
Hugh Lewis Denis Mulvey, IFA (Agriculture/Farming Sector)
Lynsey McGovern
Sorcha Nic Cormaic
Seamas O’Neill
Barry Saul
Carrie Smyth
Alex White

For the DLR PPN representatives’ contact details please get in touch with the DLR PPN manager at or 087 6394506