Proud to call Castlebar home, Alan is married to Ashling, a successful business owner in the town. Alan wants to represent the people of Mayo with hard work and with absolute integrity. His vision for Mayo is of a modern, dynamic and vibrant place to live and work. One that has a tremendous sense of pride of place and a capacity to work together to overcome obstacles and maximise their assets. He is determined to ensure that Mayo’s future is better than its past.
Alan holds a Bachelor’s degree (B.Sc.) in Applied Mathematics and Biology from Maynooth University, a Master’s degree (M.Sc.) in Pharmaceutical Science from the RCSI and a Postgraduate Diploma in Education from NUIG. A life-long learner, Alan has a post-graduate certificate in professional leadership. A self-employed company Director, Alan has worked with many leading multi-nationals in the life sciences sector specializing in Pharma, Bio-Pharma and Medtech. He provides validation consulting and engineering managed services for large capital projects and supports clients on quality and regulatory compliance issues. Alan is a keen sportsman, a two times GAA All-Star, he dedicated himself to Mayo GAA as a player and former captain for over 18 years
Alan’s priorities are:
- Maximizing the number of sustainable and high-quality jobs in Mayo.
- Investment and growth in Health, Education, Infrastructure and Public Services.
- Strengthen Rural sustainable communities focusing on Agri, Tourism, Connectivity and Climate Action