Alan is currently a Dáil candidate for Longford / Westmeath .
- Community based health worker dealing with vulnerable people
- Actively involved in LGFA & GAA community at all levels.
- Member of Westmeath football team that won Leinster SFC title, 2004.
- In 2011 joint manager of Westmeath women team that won All Ireland intermediate title.
- A selector with the Westmeath senior hurling team.
- Won all Ireland u-21 medal in 1999
- Won two Railway Cup medals with Leinster in 2005 and 2006
- Alan is married with three children