Paddy is a first term councillor. He is also by profession, a farmer and an architect. He has always been involved in helping the local community and is Vice Secretary of the Slane Community Forum. He is a founder member of Meath Macra Na Feirme, and is Chairman of the Local IFA Branch. A proud and active member of the GAA he is also a volunteer with the Faroige Youth Club, and is a strong support to the youth in his locality. He is an activist on many local issues and will put the best interests of all the people in his local electorate forward. He aims to secure funding and services to improve the quality of life of all. He is committed to promoting the local area culturally, environmentally and economically and is committed to improving the quality of all services provided including the provision of housing, as well as the maintenance of local roads and is looking forward upon election to judging what is deemed necessary and desirable for the betterment of all.