Election Bus morphs into hub for contemporary art exhibition

The election bus used by Bailieborough Electoral Area poll topper in 2009, Cllr. Niamh Smyth will be transformed today into a rolling interactive contemporary art exhibition hub tonight when Kathleen Huntington Ferguson from the Virginia Commonwealth Qatar University brings her ‘Linen & Lace’ exhibition to Co. Cavan. This exhibition, installation and performances are by artist Kathleen Ferguson-Huntington about an ethnic […]



Cllr. Niamh Smyth exhibits her latest Contemporary Art piece in Cavan Court House

Local Cavan Artist and County Councillor, Niamh Smyth has begun her latest exhibition in the Courthouse in Cavan Town. As part of Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2010, Niamh along with 9 other Cavan artists have been commission by Mórtas an Chabhán to install temporary art pieces throughout Cavan town. This installation uses a translucent material […]



Smyth welcomes new 3rd Level Grant administrative changes and calls on students to apply early

Local Fianna Fáil County Councillor and member of Cavan VEC, Niamh Smyth has today called on all students intending to apply for the Third Level Maintenance Grant from either Cavan County Council or Cavan VEC to submit their applications as early as possible. ‘With so many young people now choosing to go on to further […]


Smyth attends Joint Policing Committee Training Seminar in Cork

As part of her role as a member of the Bailieborough Joint Policing Committee, Cllr. Niamh Smyth attended a special training seminar in Rosscarberry, Co. Cork in advance of the inaugural meeting of the committee on the 31st May. Speaking after the training seminar, Cllr. Smyth said “it was a really useful and worthwhile conference. […]


Smyth elected Treasurer of Fianna Fáil Councillors Executive

Bailieborough Fianna Fáil County Councillor, Niamh Smyth who topped the poll in the June 2009 Local Elections was elected Joint Treasurer of the Fianna Fáil National Councillors Executive in Leinster House last week. Following the AGM held in Leinster House, which brings together all of the representatives of Fianna Fáil Town and County Councillors from […]


Smyth attends Fianna Fáil ‘Women in Politics’ event in Leinster House

Bailieborough Fianna Fáil County Councillor, Niamh Smyth recently attended a special ‘Women in Politics’ event, organised by Senator Mary White in Leinster House where over 100 women involved in various political roles within the Fianna Fáil organisation came together to discuss issues of mutual concern and how best women can prosper in politics. The main […]


Smyth welcomes increase in Summer Works Scheme for Local Schools

Bailieborough Fianna Fáil Councillor and VEC Board Member, Niamh Smyth has today welcomed the recent allocation of €122 million by An Tánaiste and Minister for Education and Skills for the 2010 Summer Works Scheme. The Summer Works Scheme covers projects in school buildings such as gas, electrical and mechanical works, roof replacements and repairs, window […]