Sean was elected to Ballybay Town Council in June 2009. During his time as a student in UCD, he was a Chairperson of Young Fine Gael. He was educated at Ballybay N.S., St Macartan’s College, Monaghan and graduated with a BA Honours degree in Economics from UCD. Sean is a practicing Solicitor, and he owns Conlan's Bar on Main Street in Ballybay. He brings a fresh and dynamic approach to politics and his priorities are job creation & investment by working with all relevant organisations to promote local industry, business, agriculture, education, and development of services at Monaghan and Cavan General Hospitals. Sean was elected to the Dáil in 2011.
In his spare time, Seán enjoys kayaking. He also enjoys listening to music and reading.