Ray lives in Stoneybatter and has been elected to represent the communities of the North Inner City on Dublin City Council twice, first in 2009 and he was subsequently re-elected in 2014.
He currently serves as Leader of the Fine Gael on the Council.
Since 2014, Ray has been Chairman of the Dublin Central Joint Policing Committee and is the current vice-Chairman of the Central Area Committee on the City Council.
Ray is also a member of both the Housing and Finance Strategic Policy Committees.
In addition, he serves on the City Council’s Protocol Committee as well as the Markets and Trading in the Public Domain Committee and the Fire/Ambulance Services and Emergency Management Committee.