From the 1991 Local Elections a leaflet for Labour Party candidates John Byrne and Carmel McKenna. John Byrne was elected.
John Byrne has been on Bray Town Council since 1974 (and his father and grandfather before him back to 1912).
Carmel McKenna almost won a seat in 1994 on Bray Town Council. She then ran in the 1999 locals with Liz McManus and John Byrne as running mates. In 2004 she canvassed for the greens and then in 2007 she ran for People Before Profit Alliance .