Where are you from?

Reared in centre of town and living in Salthill for past 34 years.


Wife Carmel, two daughters, Michelle & Alison and a son, Frank, who played up to U18 for Club.

First Joined Wegians?


Teams Played?

Thirds mostly, Seconds and Firsts when they were really stuck, like late call ups for trips up North.

Previous Roles in the Club? 

Thirds captain, Club Secretary, Coach in Youths Section.


Qualified as a Solicitor in 1980, founded M G Ryan & Co in 1983 and recently retired. Former President of the Galway Solicitors Bar Association.

Hobbies Outside Rugby

The great outdoors generally be it on the road or mountain bike, the ocean, mountains and have a particular grá for the Aran Islands and the Alps where I spend some time and will be operating remotely from at times.

I am an active member of St Vincent de Paul Society and currently President of the Salthill Conference as well as a member of the Board that runs Croi na Gaillimhe, the resource centre in Mill Street.

I am my wife’s garden labourer. Member of Fr Griffin’s GAA club and avid spectator-viewer of all sports except cricket.

Your Hopes or Aspirations?

Hoping to join with a hard working team in making the Club the premier Club in Connacht again in new state of the art facilities.

Sincerely hope that all members past and president will come on board.

Ní neart go cur le chéile.