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Niamh Smyth

Niamh Smyth
TD
Niamh Smyth
Opposition Spokesperson for the Arts
and Heritage
Assumed office
19 May 2016
Leader Micheál Martin
Preceded by Seán Ó Fearghaíl
Teachta Dála
Assumed office
February 2016
Constituency Cavan–Monaghan
Personal details
Born (1978-04-19) 19 April 1978 (age 39)
Cootehill, Cavan, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Fianna Fáil
Spouse(s) James Conaty (m. 2011)
Children 1
Alma mater National College of Art and Design
Dún Laoghaire Institute (MA)
University of Limerick (PGD)[1]
Website niamhsymth.ie

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

In May 2016 she was appointed by the Leader of the Opposition Micheál Martin to the Shadow Cabinet as Opposition Spokesperson for the Arts and Heritage.[2]

Personal life

Smyth is currently married to James Conaty and they have one daughter together, Juliet who was born on the 17 November 2016.[3]

References

  1. ^ "National College of Art and Design". Wikipedia. 2017-05-31. 
  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.