The Senator will be Minister of State for Agriculture.
Offaly's Pippa Hackett has been appointed as a Super Junior Minister.
The Senator will be Minister of State for Agriculture, working along side Laois Offaly TD Barry Cowen who was appointed as Minister of Agriculture.
She's the Green Party's spokesperson for Agriculture, Food, and the Marine.
Meanwhile, Laois Offaly TD Charlie Flanagan has lost his seat at the Cabinet table with Helen McEntee being appointed as the new Minister for Justice.