Carrie is currently a Councillor on Dún Laoghaire/Rathdown County Council.

Political Career

  • Former Board member of the Ballybrack, Loughlinstown, Shankill - Local Policing Forum
  • Former Youth Officer for Dun Laoghaire Constituency of the Labour Party.
  • Co-opted onto Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council in April 2003 following the death of my late father Councillor Frank Smyth.
  • Re-elected to the Council in the 2004, 2009, 2014 and 2019 local elections.
  • Chairperson of the Strategic Policy Committee on Economic Development and Planning from 2004 to 2007.
  • Leas-Cathaoirleach of Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council from 2005 to 2006.
  • Chairperson of Dun Laoghaire Area Committee from 2007 to 2008.
  • Former Board member of Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Enterprise Board.
  • Former Board member of Loughlinstown Leisure Centre (when it ceased to exist).
  • Former Board member of the Pavilion Theatre.
  • Former Board member of Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company.
  • Leas-Cathaoirleach County Dublin Vocational Educational Committee January 2013 to July 2013.
  • Cathaoirleach of DunLaoghaire-Rathdown County Council 2013 to 2014.
  • Former Board member DLR Leisure Services
  • Former Board member Dublin and Dun Laoghaire Education and Training Board (formerly County Dublin Vocational Educational Committee)
  • Former Board member Stillorgan College of Further Education
  • Former Board member Social Development and Inclusion Committee (when it ceased to exist).
  • Chairperson of the Strategic Policy Committee on Community Development Culture and Ageing 2015 to 2016.
  • Contested the 2016 General Election.
  • Former Board member Cabinteely Community School
  • Former Board member Dundrum College of Further Education
  • Chairperson of the Strategic Policy Committee on Housing from 2019 to 2021


  • Public Representative.


  • Dublin – Mid Leinster Regional Health Forum
  • Joint Policing Committee
  • Transportation and Marine Strategic Policy Committee
  • Environment and Climate Action Strategic Policy Committee
  • Chairperson dlr Cycle Forum
  • DLR Properties

Other Interests

  • Shankill Tennis Club
  • Walking with my dogs


  • Dominican Convent Sion Hill, Blackrock, Co. Dublin.
  • Senior College, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.
  • DIT, Aungier Street, Dublin 2.

Cllr Carrie Smyth

Ireland - Dublin : Dún Laoghaire : Killiney-Shankill
Home Address:
Inislachan, Seafield Road
Co. Dublin

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