A Councillor since 2009, Patrick was elected Mayor of Kerry County Council in June 2020, and will hold that office for twelve months. He was elected as Deputy Mayor of Kerry County Council, for 2017-18.
Patrick has a strong track record working with community and voluntary groups. A Solicitor by profession, he received a Certificate in Irish Government & Politics from UCD and is now concentrating on being a public representative and working in the family business. Patrick is available at all times in the Kenmare Area and holds regular clinics in Mid Kerry and South Kerry.