Diploma in geo surveying, Dublin Institute of Technology, 1972.
Surveyor, Hungtings Surveys Ltd., London, 1972-1973; surveyor, Fairey Surveys of Ireland, Dublin, 1973-1975; research surveyor, Center Mapping Authority of NSW, Bathurst, Australia, 1975-1984; editor, Center Mapping Authority of NSW, Bathurst, Australia, 1984-1987; senior research officer, Land Information Centre, Bathurst, since 1987.
Member Australian Mapping Sciences Institute.
Married Catherine Paula Gallagher. Children: Aoife, Ciara, Sinead, Aisling, Aidan.