Brendan Smith TD

TD for Cavan-Monaghan, and Chair of the Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade

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


Statement by Brendan Smith TD on murder of Lyra McKee


Latest ATM robberies demonstrate the need for greater Garda resources – Smith


Delays in broadband plan leave border region behind – Smith


Smith calls on Govt. to open GLAS to farmers who had AEOS contracts expire

Get in touch with Brendan

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

Constituency Office

3 Carrickfern,
Co. Cavan

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