Niamh Smyth

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Niamh Smyth

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Teachta Dála
Assumed office
February 2016
ConstituencyCavan–Monaghan
Personal details
Born (1978-04-19) 19 April 1978 (age 41)
Cootehill, County Cavan, Ireland
NationalityIrish
Political partyFianna Fáil
Spouse(s)James Conaty
(m. 2011; sep. 2018)
RelationsPatrick Smith (Grand uncle)
Children1
Alma materNCAD
Dún Laoghaire Institute (MA)
University of Limerick (PGD)
Websiteniamhsmyth.ie

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Niamh Smyth". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Niamh Smyth". ElectionsIreland.org. 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.

External links[edit]

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