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

13/10/2020

Today’s Budget An Important Step Forward for North-South Agenda – Smith

09/10/2020

Smith calls for the role of the cross-border health and social care partnership to be examined   

05/10/2020

Smith calls for greater co-operation North and South in tackling rising COVID-19 cases in Border Region

02/10/2020

Smith urges UK/NI driving licence holders to exchange licences for Irish equivalents ahead of crunch Brexit talks

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