‘Re-making the Irish Town’ by Peter Hynes

Mayo County Council County Manager, Peter Hynes will discuss on ‘Re-making the Irish Town’!

Peter Hynes studied Architecture at University College, Dublin, and the University of Virginia and worked in private practice before joining the Architects Department of Mayo County Council in 1984.   As head of the Department from 1989 he worked on a range of housing, public buildings, urban design, and arts and town renewal projects throughout Mayo.

In 2001 he became Director of Services and Westport Town Manager. He was appointed Mayo County Manager in May 2010 – a role which became Chief Executive in 2014.  He has worked consistently to support Enterprise and Investment and connecting with the extended Mayo global Diaspora, in a drive to make a county which he describes as “Sustainable, Inclusive, Prosperous and Proud