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Niamh Smyth

Niamh Smyth

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Teachta Dála
Assumed office
February 2016
Personal details
Born (1978-04-19) 19 April 1978 (age 40)
Cootehill, County Cavan, Ireland
Political partyFianna Fáil
Spouse(s)James Conaty (m. 2011)
RelationsPatrick Smith (Grand uncle)
Alma materNCAD
Dún Laoghaire Institute (MA)
University of Limerick (PGD)

Niamh Smyth (born 19 April 1978) is an Irish Fianna Fáil politician who has been a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Cavan–Monaghan constituency since the 2016 general election. She had been a member of Cavan County Council from 2009 to 2014.

Smyth was elected as the first President of the Fianna Fail Women's Network on the 14 September 2015.[1] In May 2016, she was appointed by the Leader of the Opposition Micheál Martin to the Fianna Fáil front bench as Opposition Spokesperson for the Arts and Heritage.[2]

Personal life

Smyth is married to James Conaty and they have one daughter together.[3]


  1. ^ "Smyth elected President of Fianna Fáil Women's Network - Niamh Smyth TD". Niamh Smyth TD. 2015-09-14. Retrieved 2018-11-12.
  2. ^ "First-time TD: Niamh Smyth, Fianna Fáil". The Irish Times. Retrieved 2017-03-04.
  3. ^ "Anglo Celt - Baby joy for Deputy Niamh Smyth". Anglo Celt. Retrieved 2017-03-04.
Preceded by
Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin
Brendan Smith
Joe O'Reilly
Sean Conlan
Heather Humphreys
Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála for Cavan–Monaghan
2016 – present
With: Heather Humphreys 2016 – present
Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin 2016 – present
Brendan Smith 2016–present