Rising cost of business insurance adding to rural isolation and risking jobs – Smyth

Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan Monaghan Niamh Smyth has said that rising cost of insurance for businesses is having a devastating impact on the competitiveness and profitability of SMEs in this country. She says not only this it is adding to rural isolation in towns and villages. Deputy Smyth said, “I have a worrying number […]


Rising cost of business insurance adding to rural isolation and risking jobs – Smyth

Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan Monaghan Niamh Smyth has said that rising cost of insurance for businesses is having a devastating impact on the competitiveness and profitability of SMEs in this country. She says not only this it is adding to rural isolation in towns and villages. Deputy Smyth said, “I have a worrying number […]



HSE must follow through on Bereavement Counselling services – Smyth

– No services available for families in Cavan and Monaghan – Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan-Monaghan Niamh Smyth has called on the Minister for Health to ensure that the HSE continues discussions with Pieta House to establish a bereavement counselling service for families in Cavan and Monaghan. Deputy Smyth has expressed her frustration that the […]


Post Office retirements must not be used as a cover to close essential services – Smyth

Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan-Monaghan Niamh Smyth says the government must not use the retirement of Postmasters and Postmistresses to close rural Post Offices.  An unverified list, which has now entered the public domain, suggests that up to 150 Post Offices in rural Ireland could close. Deputy Smyth explained, “According to this list, there are […]