Colm Brophy was appointed Minister of State with responsibility for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora on July 2nd, 2020.
He is a Fine Gael TD representing Dublin South-West. He was first elected to the Dáil in 2016. During the 32nd Dáil he served as Chairman of the Budgetary Oversight Committee which was established in 2016 to enhance the role of the Oireachtas in the budgetary formation process.
He was also a Member of the Joint Committee on Justice and Equality and the Joint Committee on European Union Affairs. Member of South Dublin County Council 2008 – 2016.
Colm is a former member of the Board of the Housing Finance Agency. Colm is also the former President of the Association of Irish Local Government.