Hometown: Fethard, Co. Tipperary
Career/Qualifications:Farming background, trained as a civil engineer ran a property investment business and now works as an energy assessor.
Volunteer Experience: Leader in Macra Na Feirme for ten years, Organised many fundraisers including the Honda 50 Run (which raised 40,000 Euro for charity).
Brendan Loves: His girlfriend Caroline, sharing happiness, the smell of new fresh cut hay...and ocean storms.
Brendan Hates: Road rage and intolerance.
Brendan feels his strengths are: His bubbly attitude to life, wisdom and perception and ability to work with people from all walks of life.
Brendan Believes: 'You should leave people in a better humour than when you met them'.
Interesting Fact: Brendan was crowned 'King Of the Culchies' in 2000.