Niamh Smyth

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Niamh Smyth

Niamh Smyth (portrait).jpg
Teachta Dála
Assumed office
February 2016
Personal details
Born (1978-04-19) 19 April 1978 (age 41)
Cootehill, County Cavan, Ireland
Political partyFianna Fáil
Spouse(s)James Conaty
(m. 2011; sep. 2018)
RelationsPatrick Smith (Grand uncle)
Alma materNCAD
Dún Laoghaire Institute (MA)
University of Limerick (PGD)

Niamh Smyth (born 19 April 1978) is an Irish Fianna Fáil politician who has been a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Cavan–Monaghan constituency since the 2016 general election.[1] She had been a member of Cavan County Council from 2009 to 2016.[2]

Smyth was elected as the first president of the Fianna Fáil women's network on 14 September 2015.[3] In May 2016, she was appointed to the Fianna Fáil Front Bench as Spokesperson for the Arts and Heritage.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Smyth is married to James Conaty and they have one daughter together.[5] They have been separated since 2018.


  1. ^ "Niamh Smyth". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Niamh Smyth". Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Smyth elected President of Fianna Fáil Women's Network - Niamh Smyth TD". Niamh Smyth TD. 14 September 2015. Retrieved 12 November 2018.
  4. ^ "First-time TD: Niamh Smyth, Fianna Fáil". The Irish Times. Retrieved 4 March 2017.
  5. ^ "Baby joy for Deputy Niamh Smyth". Anglo Celt. Retrieved 4 March 2017.

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Preceded by
Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin
Brendan Smith
Joe O'Reilly
Seán Conlan
Heather Humphreys
Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála for Cavan–Monaghan
With: Heather Humphreys 2016–present
Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin 2016–present
Brendan Smith 2016–present