Peter was re-elected to Galway County Council in 2014, receiving the third-highest number of first preference votes in the country. Peter is currently chair of the Tuam Municipal Authority and has been a member of the County Galway Joint Policing Committee for the past five years.
Peter is married to Bridie and they have four sons, Alan, Adrian, Mark and youngest Colin, who is deceased since November 2010. He has worked at community level for the last 25 years in Abbeyknockmoy. Peter is an ambassador for Console in the West of Ireland. He is a full-time public representative and is available at all times to his constituents.