Áine was elected to Dáil Éireann to represent the Cork North-West constituency. Áine is a member of the Public Accounts Committee and the Joint Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and Vice-Chair of the Fine Gael Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation.
As a qualified accountant and auditor, Áine has 20 years of experience in business development and management consultancy. She has run her own practice and worked in both start-up and established companies.
Her particular area of interest is the SME sector and she has contributed to the Action Plan for Jobs in this area.