Liam Aylward was born in 1952, the son of Irish politician Bob Aylward. He received in 1972 his diploma in construction and building character and then worked as a laboratory technician. From 1974 to 2002 he was a member of the Kilkenny County Council. In 1977 he was the first time for Fianna Fáil in the Irish House, the Dáil Éireann chosen. In his time as an MP ( Teachta Dala ) Aylward held various posts as Minister of State. Among other things, he was from November 25 1988 to February 11, 1992 Minister of State at the Department of Energy (Minister of State at the Department of Energy), then after February 13, 1992 to June 15, 1994 Minister of State in the Ministry of Education Questions ( Minister of State at the Department of Education ) and, finally, on 18 June 2002 to 15 June 2004 Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Food (Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture and Food).
As Aylward June was elected to the European Parliament in 2004, he resigned from his post as Minister of State back, but remained wiederhin until the end of the legislative term MPs. In elections in May 2007 to 30th Dáil Éireann, he no longer went to. Instead, ran his brother and party colleague Bobby Aylward. As a member of the European Parliament Aylward first belonged to the Union for a Europe of Nations. Since 2009 he is a member of the Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe. Aylward is a member of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development and the Delegation for relations with the Mercosur countries and in the Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly.
Aylward was 1987-1988 Chairman of the Health Authority of Ireland South East (South - Eastern Health Board ) and 1997-2002 Chairman of the Board of Industrial Education (Vocational Education Authority ).
He is married and has four children, two sons and two daughters.