Local Area Rep for Moate and Athlone, Westmeath

Karl is an experienced campaigner, having been a former Chairperson of NUI Galway Students’ Union and also through involvement with the Union of Students in Ireland. He is a graduate of both NUIG and DIT, having obtained a BA in Political Science & Legal Studies and a MA in Public Affairs & Political Communication.

Karl has had an interest in politics all his life with a particular interest in education. He believes that everyone has the right to access good quality education and training, believing it is a core factor to any progressive society. He is deeply passionate about investing in rural infrastructure, supporting SMEs and political reform.

He became involved with the SocDems in 2015 because of their no-nonsense approach to politics and serves as chairperson of his local branch.

He is also an avid rugby fan, and has been involved with his local club, Midland Warriors RFC, since a young age.

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