William Lavelle was elected to South Dublin County Council in June 2009 to represent the communities of Lucan and Palmerstown. William was re-elected on the first count in 2014.

William is leader of the Fine Gael group on South Dublin County Council. William is also Chairman of the SDCC Land-Use Planning and Transportation SPC and Chairman of Lucan Community College.

William is a resident of Lucan and is married to Deirdre Hayes, a primary school teacher. William & Deirdre have a daughter, Grace.

William holds a degree in Architecture from UCD and has worked in the areas of residential design and urban master-planning.

William previously worked as a Government Special Advisor in the Departments of Children & Youth Affairs and Justice & Equality.

William served as National President of Young Fine Gael 2003-2004. Click here to read William’s YFG Presidential Address, 2004.

William served on the board of the National Youth Council of Ireland.