Patrick has worked for seven years with disabled persons organisations in both fundraising and employment development roles.
Adapted physical activity has been a part of Patrick’s life for over twenty years. A participant in the early APA programmes in IT Tralee, Patrick played an active role in the development of powerchair football in Ireland and captained the first international side at the 2011 FIPFA World Cup. He currently an athletes’ representative with the Association of Irish Powerchair Football, European Powerchair Football Players Council, and Boccia Ireland. He has also been a contributor to CARA over the years from summer work experience over ten years ago, to involvement in more recent initiatives such as the inclusion awards and I’m In Too.