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|Born||24 January 1982|
Ballynacargy, County Westmeath, Ireland
|Political party||Fianna Fáil|
|Alma mater||Athlone Institute of Technology|
From Ballynacargy, County Westmeath, he was elected as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Longford–Westmeath constituency at the 2011 general election, beating the two sitting Fianna Fáil TDs, Peter Kelly and former cabinet Minister and Leader of the Seanad Mary O'Rourke. He was a member of Westmeath County Council for the Mullingar West electoral area from 2004 to 2011. He was elected again in 2016 as a TD.
He was the Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Arts and Heritage from April 2011 to July 2012. In July 2012, he was appointed as Spokesperson on Children, and following the 2016 general election he was appointed Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport.
| Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála for Longford–Westmeath