April 2011 – April 2016
|South Dublin County Councillor|
24 September 1949|
|Political party||Fine Gael (since 2008)|
Keane first entered politics as a member of the Progressive Democrats (PDs), and was elected to represent Terenure on Dublin County Council at the 1991 local elections. On three occasions she contested the Dáil constituency of Dublin South-Central for the PDs: at the 1992 general election, a by-election in 1994 and the 1997 general election. She was elected to South Dublin County Council for the electoral area of Terenure-Rathfarnham in 1999 and 2004.
Following the dissolution of the Progressive Democrats, Keane joined Fine Gael in October 2008. She held her council seat for Fine Gael at the 2009 local elections.
She is the Fine Gael Seanad spokesperson on Environment and Local Government.
She was an unsuccessful candidate at the 2014 Dublin South-West by-election.
- "Ms. Cáit Keane". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 18 November 2011.
- Collins, Stephen (2011). Nealon's Guide to the 31st Dáil and 24th Seanad. Dublin: Gill & Macmillan. p. 207. ISBN 9780717150595.
- "Cait Keane". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 28 April 2011.
- "Counting continues in Seanad election". RTÉ News. 27 April 2011. Retrieved 28 April 2011.