Smyth receives confirmation of plans for works at Cootehill Garda Station to support provision of additional Gardaí in the town

Garda Authorities identify Cootehill Garda Station as being potentially suitable for additional personnel Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan-Monaghan Niamh Smyth has received confirmation from the Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald that Cootehill Garda Station has been identified for upgrade works and additional Gardaí. Commenting Deputy Niamh Smyth said, “ Following a Parliamentary Question by myself […]



Smyth holds meeting with Minister for Foreign Affairs and calls for release of files into Dublin/Monaghan Bombings

Minister says he will do all within his power to get files released into atrocities Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan Monaghan Niamh Smyth has impressed on the Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan the need for the British Government to release the files into the Dublin and Monaghan Bombings. Deputy Niamh Smyth said, “Today I […]




RCSI commits to a minimum of 12 hours per week for anomaly scans at Cavan General Hospital – Smyth

Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan-Monaghan Niamh Smyth has welcomed confirmation from the RCSI group that consultants assigned to carrying out anomaly scans at Cavan General Hospital will spend a minimum of 12 hours a week at the hospital.  Recruitment is currently underway for four posts, and it’s hoped that the scans will be rolled out […]


Govt update does nothing to curb soaring premiums – Smyth

– Motorists still forking out for premiums – Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan-Monaghan Niamh Smyth says a new update on the cost of motor insurance will do nothing to appease drivers who are forking out hundreds, and in some cases thousands of euros on premiums.  The Quarter 1 Update on the Report on the Cost […]


Farmers in Cavan and Monaghan left behind by scandalous GLAS delays – Smyth

Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan-Monaghan Niamh Smyth has slammed the Agriculture Minister for failing to meet his commitment to farmers to have GLAS payments made by the end of April. More than 100 farmers across Cavan and Monaghan are still waiting on their 2016 GLAS payments. Deputy Smyth commented, “This situation has gone beyond a […]


Minister for Agriculture says Killykeen will remain open to the public and fishing rights will be protected following sale

Fishing rights at Killykeen will not be impacted by sale says Minister Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan-Monaghan Niamh Smyth has welcomed confirmation from the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed that Killykeen Forest Park will remain open to the public and that fishing rights will not be affected by the sale of the Holiday Village. “I […]