Anne is currently a Councillor on Wicklow County Council.
- Co-Opted on to Bray Town Council in January 1995
- Elected to Bray Town Council in 1999 and 2004.
- Co-Opted on to Wicklow County Council in 2003
- Elected to Wicklow County Council in 2004.
- Cathaoirleach of Wicklow County Council 2007/2008 (Second female to hold position of Cathaoirleach in the history of Wicklow County Council)
- Cathaoirleach of Bray Town Council 2001-2002 and 2004-2005.
- Elected on first attempt to Dáil Éireann in 2011
- Vice Chair of the Parliamentary Party, September 2014-2016
- Vice Chair of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice & Equality, 2012-2016
- Member of the Kildare Wicklow Education & Training Board.
- Member of the Bray Local Drug & Alcohol Task Force.
- Member of the Bray Harbour Joint Development Committee.
- Member of the Bray Swimming Pool Committee.
- Educated in Convent of Mercy, Goldenbridge, Inchicore.
- Diploma in Women's Studies, Maynooth College.