Born in Tullamore, Co Offaly. Graduated with an Honours Degree from UCD in 1974. Established Grafton Architects in 1977 with Shay Cleary, Frank Hall, Tony Murphy and Shelley McNamara. Elected fellow on the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland for achievement of excellence in design.
Grafton Architects are Founder members of Group 91 Architects winners of the Temple Bar Framework Plan in Dublin 1992. Studio Lecturer at the School of Architecture, UCD since 1976 and visiting critic to schools of Architecture abroad.
Currently teaching at the Accademia di architettura Mendrisio, Switzerland.