Born Marshalstown, Co. Wexford in August 1948. Educated at St. Mary’s CBS, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. Former salesman. Member of Gaelic Athletic Association and currently Chairman of Rapparees Starlights GAA Club, Enniscorthy. Former Wexford inter-county hurler.
Office: Lower Church Street, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford
Tel: 053 92 35046
Fax: 053 92 35049
Every Friday – 7pm – 8pm – Loch Garman Arms Hotel, Gorey.
Every Monday & Friday – 9am – 11.30am – Constituency Office, Enniscorthy.
Every Saturday – 11.30am – 12.30pm – Talbot Hotel, Wexford.
Alternatively contact the constituency office for other appointments.
Current Spokesperson on Marine and Fisheries; Minister of State with special responsibility for Fisheries at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food from June 2007 to May 2008; Re-appointed Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Marine and Natural Resources on the 14th February 2006; Minister of State at the Department of the Environment (with special responsibility for Environmental Protection) 1993-94; Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture and Food (with special responsibility for the Food Industry) 1992-93; Assistant Chief Whip 1982-87; Chairman of the Fianna Fáil Party.