Maurice is the founder of Club Ceoil Ballyphehane. He is a community activist involved in many activities in the local community of Ballyphehane. He is a member of the board of management in Deerpark CBS, and on the Parents Association in Presentation Secondary School, Ballyphehane. He has a Diploma in Youth and Community Work awarded from UCC, and was awarded a Civic Award by the Lord Mayor in 2016 for his work in the community. Maurice believes that music should be accessible to everybody and tries to make this possible by keeping costs to the bare minimum. Behind the scenes, he does a lot of fundraising to make Club Ceoil successful. Maurice is always present on a Monday night at Club Ceoil if anyone wanted to have a chat or get information.