Helen McEntee TD is the Minister for European Affairs. She was previously appointed Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People in May 2016. She was elected to Dáil Éireann in March 2013. Deputy McEntee was appointed by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny to the Oireachtas Committee on Transport and Communications. She is also a member of the Oireachtas Committee on Environment, Culture and the Gaeltacht.