Hubert has been a member of Sligo County Council since 2009. He is a Tidy Towns member in the Rathcormac district with his role being mainly in the waste minimisation section.
He is a member of the Drumcliff/Rossesport GAA Club and is also the Chairman of the Yeats soccer club. He is happily married with 4 children.
Hubert served as Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council, in 2016-17.