- Founder : The Garden Design Shop 2009
- Founder : The Garden Design Clinic 2012 : Self build Ireland Corporate partner
- Founder : MOR Mentoring : design / delivery / competitions 2018
- Garden & Planting designer & civil engineer. Michael has designed and produced numerous beautiful garden designs both locally, nationally & now working with the Nat Trust & internationally in the Ukraine
- Show garden awards : Since 2008 Michael has designed & built 5 show gardens, winning Silver-Gilt + 4 gold medals , twice winning “Best in Show” & UTV garden designer of year 2014 .,includes RHS gold medal at RHS Tatton Park FS Michael designed the Autumn 2017 TSB Permanent Ideal Home show house garden at the RDS Dublin. RHS Chelsea 2018 : Michael submitted a Nepalese themed show garden, accepted but deferred.
- International work commitments : Head judge of 2016 Ukrainian International flower show Kiev
- Futurescapes London 2016 : Invited as Expert garden design panel member
- Russian Gardening marathon March 2017 : Expert Panel : garden designer
- Garden design seminars : Invites in 2018 to Ukraine, UK, ROI , Italy, Russia & Crimea
- Professional bodies MGLDA + GLDA Council member+ SGD UK Pre Reg
- Guest Head + technical judge: 2017 Ukrainian international flower show.
- MOR Mentoring Michael currently mentors students & emerging designers in Ireland & the Ukraine, both domestically & to show garden competition standard
- The Garden Design Clinic annually : Belfast, Dublin, Cork, Galway, Kilkenny, Castlebar.
Self-Build Show Garden Design Clinics: offers the public visitor the opportunity of free garden design advice by offering 1 2 1 garden design consultations. Come to our stand book a time, bring drawings & photos, we will help & inspire you !!!