Gino Kenny is 39 years old and has lived in Clondalkin since 1979. He moved there from Islandbridge Flats to the new development of Neilstown with his family. He was student president at the Liberties College for two years and joined the Socialist Workers Party there. He helped organise the Anti Water Charges Campaign in the Clondalkin area with Joe Higgins and later opposed the introduction of bin charges. In June 2009 Gino was elected to South Dublin County Council as a candidate for the People Before Profit Alliance.
Since his election as Councillor, he has campaigned against the erection of mobile phone masts and high density electricity pylons in residential areas. He has fought against the cuts to community development throughout the constituency. He has currently initiated a major campaign against Dublin Bus’s proposals to cut bus services in the Rathcoole, Newcastle and Clondalkin areas. Gino presently works as a Home Care Worker in the Clondalkin/ Lucan area. If Gino gets elected, he will take the Average Industrial wage.