About Alan Hayes
Alan Hayes is a local community representative and passionate supporter of building strong civic structures which are directed and led by the very people they are meant to represent.
He is married to Claire and father to Ruby Mae & Sam, they live in Palmerstown.
Alan works in the areas of Community Education, Training and Youth Work. He works for Comhámh as a training officer and teaches at Liberties College Dublin and other ETBs. He spent 8 years working in the National Youth Council of Ireland as Development Education trainer.
Alan has an honours degree in Training & Education from NUI Galway and is certified by the National Office of Suicide Prevention to deliver Safe TALK Suicide Alertness trainings to communities throughout Ireland.
Alan works hard as a volunteer on various community networks and groups i.e. Secretariat member of South Dublin PPN, Coordinator of South Dublin Tidy Towns Network, Chairperson at Palmerstown Community Council and Coordinator of Neighbourhood Watch Schemes including the Local Policing Forum.
A passionate supporter of all sports, he has worn the sky blue of Dublin at under-age levels, completed several full marathons and raised over €20,000 for various charities by cycling the length and breadth of Ireland 7 times and as King of the Redheads, at the Irish Redhead Convention in 2013 and a continued supporter, Alan works to raise awareness and funds to support the work of Irish Cancer Society.