Michael Doran was elected to Carlow County Council in June 2004. Subsequently he was elected Vice-Chairman of the council in 2005 and again in 2007 and Chairman in 2009.
Currently, Michael sits on the following committees:
Carlow Institute of Technology Board.
County Carlow Enterprise Board.
Carlow Planning/Economic S.P.C.
Bagenalstown Area Committee.
Leighlin Parish Council
Leighlin Parish Sports Committee
Leighlinbridge Improvement Group
Leighlinbridge Housing Association
Carlow Historical Society
Leinster Classic Motorcycle Club
Water Well Grants