Irish Fine Gael politician who was elected Teachta Dála for Dublin South in 1997. She served from 1997 to 2002 and was re-elected in 2002.
She attended Trinity College, Dublin and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in politics and economics.
From 2007 to 2010, she served as a spokesperson on Arts, Sport, and Tourism in the Dáil Éireann.
She was born in County Offaly, Ireland.
She was elected to the Dáil Éireann during the tenure of Mary McAleese as President of Ireland.