Playground in Bailieborough Gets a New Lease of Life

The playground in Bailieborough got a new lease of life last week when the recently formed Community Alert Committee undertook a major cleanup operation of the area and made some important improvements to the site.  Thanks to the support of local security company MC Security Alarms, new CCTV cameras were installed which will help deter […]


Cllr Niamh Smyth welcomes new An Post letterbox for Rural Community

Fianna Fáil Councillor Niamh Smyth is delighted that yesterday with the help of An Post, a new letterbox has been erected at Tunnyduff Community Centre. “Rural Ireland and rural communities are not dead and gone” says Cllr Smyth. Cllr. Smyth has expressed her delighted that after weeks of negotiations with An Post on behalf of […]


Press Release: Students face uncertainty over grants ahead of next week’s first round of college offers

Fianna Fail Bailieborough Councillor and Cavan VEC Board Memberhas said that it is “hugely unfair that a large number of leaving certificatestudents and their families continue to face huge uncertainty over changes tothird level grants only a few days before they are expected to make a decisionon college offers.”   Cllr. Smyth said: “On Monday […]


PRESS RELEASE: Government’s stimulus package offers little for SME’s in Cavan

Government’s stimulus package offers little for SME’s in Cavan – Smyth   Local Fianna Fáil Councillor, Niamh Smyth has dismissed the Government’s Stimulus Package announcement as nothing more than spin. The Government has recently announced a €2.25 investment in the economy.   ‘While any investment in the economy is to be welcomed, this programme will […]


PRESS RELEASE: Smyth calls on Government to reject any increase in PRSI

Smyth calls on Government to reject any increase in PRSI Government should focus on job creation and reducing Social Welfare Fraud rather than cutting family’s take home pay   Fianna Fáil Councillor for Bailieborough, Niamh Smyth is calling on the Fine Gael TD’s in Cavan and Monaghan to vigorously oppose any attempt by the Labour […]


PRESS RELEASE: Fianna Fáil launch ambitious plan to tackle youth unemployment

Fianna Fáil launch ambitious plan to tackle youth unemployment – Cllr. Smyth ‘Fianna Fáil has launched an ambitious yet realistic national plan to tackle the problem of youth unemployment and many of the proposals will have direct benefits for young people in Co. Cavan’ said Fianna Fail Councillor, Niamh Smyth   The plan which was […]




Smyth criticises Fine Gael / Labour Government decision to cut Guidance Counsellin​g Services

Board Member of Cavan VEC, Cllr Niamh Smyth has joinedthe calls being led by her colleague in Dáil Éíreann, Brendan Smith for thefull reversal of the Government’s decision to dismantle the provision of guidancecounsellors to schools, resulting in the elimination of 700 teaching posts andthe end of a service relied on by the nation’s most […]


Smyth calls for Government fundingfor local roads projects

Fianna Fáil County Councillor for Bailieborough, Niamh Smythhas today called on the Fine Gael members of Cavan County Council to lobby theMinisters for Transport and Environment to ensure that Cavan’s Roads Budgetallocation for 2012 is as high as in previous years.   ‘We are all aware of the terrible state of many of our localand […]