Paddy is a graduate of UCD, B. Comm; a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and an Associate of The Irish Tax Institute. For the last 30 years he has run his own accounting practise. He is an accredited advisor for InterTrade.
Paddy has held various posts within Dundalk Chamber over the last 20 years including President, Treasurer and currently PRO. He served on the Louth Economic Forum and the SPC and in 2019 he was appointed Chair of the Governing Body of DkIT.
He has participated in Chamber Irelands Budget submissions and prepared submissions on An All Island Economy and the 2040 National Development Plan.