County Secretary Pat Collins retires

Tributes have been paid to Pat Collins who retired from Wexford County Council after 42 years’ service and served the last six years as County Secretary.


A native of Wexford town, Pat served with Wexford County Council in many departments from 1978, joined the Wexford Corporation as Borough Accountant in 1995, became Town Clerk in 2002, and was elevated to the role of County Secretary in 2014. He was also a popular figure in the role of Returning Officer for elections over many years.

Chief Executive Officer Tom Enright and other members of the management and staff paid tribute to their loyal and popular colleague on his final day (Friday, June 26th) in a pleasant and fitting farewell moderated by social distancing in line with government guidelines for Covid-19.

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