Kieran was re-elected to the Dáil in February 2011, having first been elected in May 2007. He was appointed Deputy Spokesperson on Enterprise, Trade and Innovation with Special Responsibility for Enterprise & Employment, October 2010, having previously been a Spokesperson on Finance. Kieran is currently Vice-Chairperson of the Public Accounts Committee( PAC) and a member of the Oireachtas Finance Committee.
Kieran is married to Phil and has four children. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant, with many years of experience with his own practice and has an honours Business Studies degree from UL. He has a special interest in Disabilities.
His focus as a TD for Limerick is to promote the interest of his constituents. Job creation as well as promoting the City and Shannon Airport are amongst his main priorities.