About

Education:

Inchigeela N.S

St Colmans College Fermoy

De La Salle College Macroom

University College Cork

College of Commerce Rathmines (DIT)

Political Career:

Co-Opted to Cork County Council 1987.

Elected to Dáil Éireann 1989.

Spokesperson for Education; Arts, Culture & the Gaeltacht in 1994; Health 1989-93; and Youth & Sport 1993-4.

Fine Gael Spokesperson on Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, September, 2007 – 2010.

Chairperson of Cork County Council, 2005/06.

Personal:

Married to Sinead with a daughter; Ruth and two sons Odhran and Darragh.

Interests:

Member and former player with Macroom GAA

Member and former Captain of Macroom Golf Club

Past member of Macroom Macra na Feirme