Dr Deas has been living in Wexford with his wife and children since 2006. He completed his medical training at Oxford and Cambridge Universities, graduating in 1996. He is a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners and the Royal College of Surgeons.
Nurse Mary Deas has been living in Wexford with her husband and children since 2006. She completed her medical training at Oxford Brooks University, graduating in 1994. She spent a number of years as an Intensive Care Nurse in England before returning to Ireland and working in Community Nursing.