Brid is a native of Esker Post Office, Killoe, Co. Longford and is presently living at Moyne, Co. Longford. She qualified in 1984 and worked with her late Uncle, Patrick Mel Farrell, at his offices at Church Street, Longford, until his death in November 1987. She then took over the practice and ran it in the style of Brid Mimnagh & Associates until October 2020. She now practices and is a Consultant with the offices of Baxter Mimnagh Solicitors, 21 Main Street, Longford.
Education and Professional qualifications:
Past pupil of Convent of Mercy, Newtownforbes, Co. Longford.
Graduate of UL Limerick.
Graduate of College of Commerce, Rathmines, Dublin.
Graduate of Law Society Law School.
Admitted as Solicitor in 1984.
Member of the Law Society of Ireland.
Post Graduate diploma from University of Essex, Colchester, England.
Diploma from Cambridge University in Advocacy.
Post Graduate Diploma in Family Law, and
Diploma in ALPI (Court Irish, for conducting cases in Irish).
Brid practices in all areas of law and was a member of the Ethics and Guidance Committee of the Law Society. She also won the bronze medal for exceptional achievement on graduation from UL (formerly NIHE). She has vast experience particularly in Probate and criminal law and family law and has lectured in the area of Probate in the Law School at the Law Society.
Outside of the law, her main social and sporting interests are as a volunteer with Community Games in her home parish of Dromard and with the ladies gaelic football club. She is also involved in many charitable organisations both locally and nationally and is Chairman of the Board of Management of the local national school.