Party affiliation: Fianna Fáil
Member of the Dâil, since 1982. Shadow Minister for Defence, 1983. Member, Galway County Council, since 1985.
Chairman, 1986; Minister of Stale, Department of Finance, 1987. Minister of State, Department of the Taoiseach, 1988. Minister of State, Department of Health, since 1989.
Member Parliamentary Committee on Public Expenditure. Member, Regional Development, Education, Health, Committees. Member, Irish Council for the European Movement.
Auctioneer; Manager, District BuildingSoc., 197587. Former Youth officer and member, GAA.