Áine Brady


1954 –


Who is Áine Brady?

Áine Brady is a former Irish Fianna Fáil politician. She was a Teachta Dála for the Kildare North constituency from 2007 to 2011, and also served as a Minister of State.

Áine Kitt was Fianna Fáil's youth organiser in the early 1980s, and a member of the party national executive. Her first electoral outing was at the 1981 election to the 15th Seanad, when she stood unsuccessfully on the Cultural and Educational Panel.

She was a teacher at Scoil na Mainistreach in Celbridge for 22 years. She was an unsuccessful candidate for Dáil Éireann at the Kildare North by-election in 2005, but won the seat at the 2007 general election.

Brady is the sister of former Fianna Fáil chief whip Tom Kitt and of former Minister of State Michael P. Kitt, and the daughter of former TD Michael F. Kitt. She is married to former TD Gerry Brady, they have four children.

On 22 April 2009, following a junior ministerial reshuffle, Brady was appointed as Minister of State at the Departments of Health and Children, Social and Family Affairs and the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, with special responsibility for Older People and Health Promotion.

She lost her seat at the 2011 general election.

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Sep 8, 1954
County Galway
Also known as
  • Aine Brady
  • Republic of Ireland

on July 23, 2013


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