TD for Mayo since 2007. Member of Irish delegation to Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe 2020-date. Member of Joint Oireachtas Committees on European Affairs & Irish Language 2020-date. Deputy Leader of Fianna Fail 2018-2020, Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine 2020. Minister of State (Government Chief Whip) 2020. Minister of State at Department of Enterprise Trade & Employment 2009-2011.