Patrick joined an Cumann Staire in his first year at NUI Galway and was elected as a First Year Rep. He organised the annual Christmas Party for An Cumann Staire and assisted fellow first year rep., Daniel Ryan with the History Month charity table quiz. He was elected to serve as Treasurer in March.
Patrick is from Liscannor, County Clare. He is doing a Bachelor of Arts degree and his subjects for first year were English, History, Psychology and Philosophy. Patrick has an interest in the history of social contract theory and the emergence of republicanism.