Married to Veronica and father of five children, Pat was first elected to Arklow Town Council in 1999. He was subsequently elected to Wicklow County Council in 2009. Pat was appointed a Commissioner for Oaths of the Supreme Court in 1999.
Pat has been a full time Councillor since 2002 and has dedicated himself to working tiredlessly for all his constitutents.
Pat has been involved in many sporting and voluntary organizations over many years and acknowledged as a Councillor who works without fear or favour for the constituents of his home town. Presently Chairperson of the Board of Management of Arklow Community College he has been to the forefront in lobbying for the much needed extension for college.
My priorities are:
A reduction in our social housing list in Arklow and South Wicklow.
That South Wicklow is prioritised by government for investment.
The a rental purchase scheme is introduced to enable council tenants to purchase their own homes.
A restoration of the support for the elderly scheme.