Michael was first elected in 2009 and was successful again in 2014 and in 2019.
He was elected as Mayor of Limerick City and County Council for the year 2019-20.
He is a former Deputy Principal of Monaleen N.S. and presently B.O.M. member of both St. Brigid’s and Bohermore Primary Schools.
He is a longtime member, and former Chair, of Monaleen G.A.A.Club, as well as Chair of Sporting Limerick Rounders Club. He is a coaching and committee member of Monaleen Milford Community Games. He is also a Development Officer of Limerick Community Games and is a Board member of both Community Games and G.A.A Rounders at National level.
Michael’s priorities are responding positively to the queries and needs of his constituents and community groups by way of information, advice, support and representation.