Elected to Dublin City Council 2004, re-elected 2009 and 2014
Chair of Dublin City Environment and Engineering Strategic Policy Committee 2009-2012
Lord Mayor of Dublin 2012/2013
Chair of Dublin City Environment Strategic Policy Committee 2014-2019
Member of Dublin City Council Audit Committee
Member of Dublin City Council Protocol Committee
Governor and Member of the Executive Committee of the National Maternity Hospital
Living locally with wife Fionnuala and daughters Ailbhe, Bríona and Caoilfhionn.