Hildegarde Naughton, TD

Constituency: Galway West

Minister of State attending Cabinet with responsibility for International and Road Transport and Logistics

Hildegarde Naughton, TD

Hildegarde was appointed as a Minister of State at the Dept. of Climate Action and Transport on 27 June, 2020. She will attend Cabinet meetings, and has responsibility for Transport.

Hildegarde was elected as a TD in 2016, and was member of a number of Oireachtas Committees, including: Communications, Climate Action and Environment (Chair); Future of Healthcare; and Budgetary Scrutiny. Hildegarde was a primary school teacher and previously served as a member of Galway City Council in 2009 and was Mayor of the city in 2011/2012.

Work Experience:

  • Chicago Board of Trade – Commodities Market
  • APC Multinational Galway – Technical Support
  • University of Lille, France – Language Teacher
  • Co-ordinator of 2007 People in Need raising over €300,000 for charities in Galway
  • St. Patricks’ NS Galway City – Primary Teacher
  • Actively involved in the Arts in Galway for over 20 years


  • Scoil Mhuire, Oranmore
  • Calasanctius College, Oranmore
  • NUI, Galway: – B.A Economics & French – M.A French
  • Mary Immaculate College: – Post Grad. Dip Primary Teaching

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Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2.

Constituency Details

Woodquay Court
Galway. H91 WR6D