Lack of communication highlights further failings of CervicalCheck programme – Smyth

Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan-Monaghan, Niamh Smyth, has raised her concerns with the lack of communication and awareness in respect of laboratories uncovered in the Scally Report into the CervicalCheck scandal. She commented, “On the back of the Scally Report there have been concerns raised around the lack of communication regarding the laboratories used for […]



Discretionary medical card conditions should be relaxed for cancer patients – Smyth

Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan-Monaghan, Niamh Smyth, has said that the conditions qualifying discretionary medical card applications should be changed to make it easier for those with cancer applying for a medical card.   She commented, “There is a distressing process to be awarded a discretionary medical card. I have assisted medical card applicants suffering […]


Government need to engage with school secretaries’ representatives – Smyth

Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan Monaghan, Niamh Smyth, has called on the Minster for Education to immediately engage with representatives of school secretaries. Deputy Smyth was raising the matter as school secretaries in the Cavan-Monaghan region have sought assistance with social welfare applications during the school summer holidays.   Deputy Smyth explained, “The conditions school […]



Smyth pushes for restoration of Market House at Heritage Committee – Smyth

Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan-Monaghan and Fianna Fáil Arts spokesperson, Niamh Smyth TD, has raised the plight of Market House, Castleblayney with officials from the Department of Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht this week. Deputy Smyth commented, “It is vitally important the Department of Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht work with Monaghan County Council to […]


Carers not having their voices heard by government – Smyth

-Minister and Dept. must meet with representatives to ensure supports are tailored for families- Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan-Monaghan, Niamh Smyth TD, has said the government have left behind carers in her constituency. Deputy Smyth was raising the difficulties of parents and siblings who are the primary carers for adults with intellectual or physical disabilities. […]



Decision on major Multi Sports Facility in Cavan expected later this year

72 applications received under Large Scale Sports Infrastructure Fund Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan-Monaghan Niamh Smyth has received confirmation that a decision will be made on a large scale Multi-sports Facility for county Cavan by the Minister for Sport Shane Ross later this year. Commenting, Deputy Niamh Smyth says, “Minister Ross has confirmed that he […]