Party affiliation: Fianna Fáil
Member, Galway County Council, since 1972. Deputy, Dâil. since 1982. FF Deputy Spokesman, Youth Affairs and Sport, 1982- 1987.
Member. Joint Oireachtas Committee on Small Businesses. Ministry of State, Department of Education, since 1987. Secondary school teacher.
Member. Western Health Board. Member, Galway/Mayo Regional Development Organisation.