- J. J. Power
J.J. Power is an
Irish Green Partypolitician from Caragh, Co. Kildare. He was elected to both Kildare County Counciland Naas Town Council in the 2004local elections regaining the seat he lost in 1999.
He is currently chair of Kildare County Council’s County Development Board, chair of the Environmental Strategic Policy Committee and a member of the Finance committee, Corporate Policy Group and the Rural Water Monitoring Committee. On the Naas town council he holds chair of the Protocol Committee as well as serving on the Garda Liaison and Twinning Committees.
He was the Green Party candidate in the
Kildare North by-election, 2005in which he obtained six percent of the vote. He has been selected to contest the Kildare South constituency at the next general election, due before mid- 2007. JJ Power is famous for his very large beard, which brings untold joy to the people of Kildare.
JJ Power has a small fan club in
Swords, Co. Dublin, with members enjoying his beard-related political performance.
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