Joe Tobin - Waterford City East

Joe Tobin
Joe Tobin - Waterford City East

Joe Tobin is a new candidate - selected to contest Waterford City East in the June local elections.


Born in Ferrybank, Joe has lived in Glencarra, Ballybeg for 22 years. He, and his wife Patricia have two grown-up children, Maeve and Joe.


  A Bus Eireann bus driver for 30 years Joe has always been active in his union - The National Bus and Rail Union. He has held the position of Chairperson, Secretary, and Executive Member.


 Through his union and his job Joe is very aware of the needs and hopes of the citizens of Ward 2 and, as an activist, has been fighting for them.

An active sportsman Joe won  All Ireland Squash titles in 1985 and 1987 representing the De La Salle Club. 

Joe Tobin is a:

  • Life member of Waterford Golf Club;
  • Life member of Waterford Boat Club;
  • Member of Roanmore GAA Club;
  • Member of Ballybricken Folk Choir.

In the forthcoming Local Elections Joe’s priorities will be fighting service charges; preserving vital Council services for the people of Waterford, and making Local Government more accountable.

Peace, Work, Demoracy & Class Politics