Originally from Knocknaheeny, Thomas now lives in Gurranabraher with his wife Michelle and daughters Aoife and Orlaith.
As well as being an active local Councillor, he is a logistics manager and Michelle is a PE teacher.
He believes in the importance of giving back to the community, that is why he is so proud to be the Chair of St Vincent’s GAA Club and founder of the Northside Schools Coaching Initiative.
He is also on the Board of Management of Gurranabraher and Churchfield Community Centre, the Firkin Crane and Gaelscoil Pheig Sayers.
He has been prominent in various campaigns including Housing issues, Water Charges, Property Tax, 24/7 Mental Health Facilities, the Northern Ring Road, Community Facilities, tackling illegal dumping and the demand for a new hospital for Cork’s Northside.