Minister of State, Ireland
Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, National Development Plan Delivery, Public Procurement and eGovernment
Ossian Smyth has special responsibility for communications and the circular economy as Minister of State in Ireland. Smyth was appointed to this role in July 2020. He has been a TD, a member of Ireland’s parliament, for the Dún Laoghaire constituency since the 2020 general election. In 2014, Smyth was elected as a Green Party councillor to Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and served as Cathaoirleach of the Council between 2018 and 2019. He holds a BA in computer science from Trinity College Dublin. He has worked as an IT/business consultant with substantial experience in telecoms, healthcare, utilities, ISP, software, insurance and banking, and as a technical project manager in Saint Vincent’s Hospital.