Born in Clare on 13 February 1969. Educated at Mountshannon National School and Scariff Community College, Co Clare. Now a full-time public representative having worked in sales and marketing and business development with a number of companies prior to election to Seanad Éireann.
Office: 8 Mill Road, Ennis, Co. Clare
Tel: (065) 6891115 or (01) 6183514
Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport; Member of the National Forum on Europe; Member of the Fianna Fáil National Executive; PRO of the Scariff Comhairle Ceantair, Co. Clare; Secretary of the Mountshannon Cumann, Co. Clare; Founder member of the National Youth Committee 1990-93; Former Chairman of the Kevin Barry Cumann, UCD 1989; Active member of Fianna Fáil since 1987; Member of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport; Member of Joint Oireachtas Committee on European Scrutiny; Vice Chairman of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on European Affairs