A native of Athy, County Kildare and a schoolteacher, he was a successful candidate at the 1954 general election. He was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála (TD) for the Kildare constituency at the 1957 general election. He was re-elected at the 1961 general election, but lost his seat at the 1965 general election.
|This article about a Fianna Fáil politician is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This article about a Teachta Dála (TD) — a member of Dáil Éireann — is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|