Smyth calls for additional resources to address 3 month wait for driving test in Cavan and Monaghan.

430 schedule for test as 876 people await test date in Cavan and Monaghan Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan – Monaghan Niamh Smyth says the waiting times for the driving test in both counties are preventing some people from gaining employment. Deputy Niamh Smyth says, “I have been contacted by numerous young people applying for […]


National Broadband Plan in jeopardy as rollout delayed again – Smyth

– Poor service threatening  rural businesses and frustrating homeowners – Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan-Monaghan Niamh Smyth says the rollout of the National Broadband Plan is in trouble unless the Government finds the political will to deliver on its promise.  Communities across Cavan and Monaghan are deeply frustrated with poor broadband speeds, with small businesses […]



Taoiseach gives assurances he’ll raise fracture clinic delays for patients in Cavan Monaghan with Minister

Taoiseach gives assurances he’ll raise fracture clinic delays for patients in Cavan Monaghan with Minister Fracture clinic slots reduced for patients in Cavan & Monaghan Fianna Fáil Deputy Niamh Smyth has demanded the Taoiseach address waiting times for patients from Cavan and Monaghan attending the fracture clinic in Drogheda. Deputy Niamh Smyth said, “I raised […]


Smyth demands action over dental delays

– Teenagers waiting years for essential orthodontic treatments – Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan-Monaghan Niamh Smyth has called on the Health Minister to explain what measures will be taken to alleviate unacceptably long waiting times for dental and orthodontic cases for children and teenagers. Deputy Smyth raised the issue following information supplied to Fianna Fáil […]




Pompous Bureaucracy sees Holy Family School delayed- Smyth

Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan-Monaghan Niamh Smyth says pompous bureaucracy is delaying plans to build the new Holy Family School in Cootehill. Deputy Niamh Smyth said, “I believe pompous bureaucracy is delaying the progression of plans for the new Holy Family School in Cootehill. I understand the school submitted the relevant documentation in relation to […]


Smyth welcomes reunification of Cavan-Monaghan constituency

Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan-Monaghan Niamh Smyth has welcomed the publication of the Constituency Commission report, which has recommended the reunification of Co. Cavan in the Cavan-Monaghan constituency and an increase in the number of TDs from 4 to 5. Deputy Smyth commented, “I am delighted that common sense has prevailed and the Constituency Commission […]


Minister pulling a fast one on new Interconnector with study that will divide communities – Smyth

Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan Monaghan, Niamh Smyth has said that she believes the Minister for Communications, Energy and Environment, Denis Naughten is attempting to pull a fast one on the people of the North East by proposing a new study, with new Terms of Reference, that doesn’t deal with the fundamental issues at the […]