Josepha Madigan, Minister for Culture, Heritage & the Gaeltacht
Josepha Madigan was appointed as Minister for Culture, Heritage & the Gaeltacht on 30th November 2017. She is the sole Fine Gael T.D. for Dublin Rathdown, elected for the first time in 2016. Before this, she was Fine Gael Councillor for the Stillorgan Ward on Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, from May 2014.
She is an award-winning Family Lawyer and Partner at Madigans Solicitors. She is a qualified mediator, lectures regularly in the area of family law and has published a book entitled “Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Ireland” a handbook for family lawyers and their clients. Josepha served as Specialist Liaison Officer for Family Mediation with the Mediators’ Institute of Ireland. Josepha also lectures regularly in the area of family law and has written newspaper articles on this subject.
She studied at Mount Anville School, Trinity College Dublin and Blackhall Place.