Pat has been a public representative for 17 years, serving the Dundrum ward. He was cathaoirleach of Dun Laoghaire County Council in 2005-2006. His priorities are community facilities, supporting the community and working with resident groups over the years. He lives in Ballinteer and is married with three children.
He is involved with local soccer and Gaelic clubs in the area. Pat has also completed the Dublin City Marathon.