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

14/10/2021

Brendan Smith welcomes €22m in financial and mental health and wellbeing supports for students 

07/10/2021

Brendan Smith: Successful housing voids programme must be continued

23/09/2021

Brendan Smith: EU Digital Covid Certificate to be rolled-out to Irish citizens vaccinated outside the jurisdiction

10/09/2021

Brendan Smith welcomes home Solheim Cup star Leona Maguire

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