Meet Brendan

Brendan Smith, T.D. is Fianna Fáil Parliamentary Party Chairman and has previously served as Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Border Region Development and Spokesperson on Education and Skills. Brendan is a former Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and Minister for Justice and Law Reform.

Brendan was first elected to Dáil Eireann in 1992, he has been re-elected for the Cavan/Monaghan constituency in every subsequent General Election. He has served as a Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture and Food and as Minister for Children, at the Department of Health and Children.

Prior to his election to Dáil Eireann, he served as a Special Advisor to the former Tánaiste and Minister, the late John Wilson.

Latest News from Brendan

22/07/2021

Brendan Smith welcomes €105m in funding for third level to reopen on-site in September

02/07/2021

Brendan Smith welcomes Taoiseach’s commitment on farming and agrifood supports

10/06/2021

Brendan Smith calls for urgent support for Post Office Network to provide additional services to public 

13/05/2021

Brendan Smith says families of victims of atrocities ‘need to get the truth as soon as possible’  

Get in touch with Brendan

For any issues, contact Brendan’s office by email or telephone.

Constituency Office

3 Carrickfern,
Cavan,
Co. Cavan

Email: brendan.smith@oireachtas.ie
Phone: 049 436 2366