FÁS Work Placement Programme

Just a reminder that there are a number of places still available on the FÁS Work Placement Programme in Cavan and surrounding counties. This is particularly important for recent graduates who are looking for experience to beef up their CV’s. The Work Placement Programme is a Government supported programme that brings employers and the unemployed […]




Winter Supports for Community Groups

A new scheme has just been launched by Cavan County Council for Community Groups dealing with adverse weather conditions, the new scheme called ‘Winter support for community groups’ will allow groups to purchase salt bins in two options. Option A includes delivery and one fill €170.00. Option B includes delivery only €120.00. Application Forms can […]


Bailieborough Twinning Project gets underway following

The Twinning Project between Bailieborough in Cavan and the village of Bailieboro in the Township of Cavan Monaghan in Ontario, Canada got under way last Tuesday following a community meeting held in the Bailieborough Arts & Cultural Centre. After months of significant work and research with our Canadian Cousins by Cllr. Niamh Smyth and local […]


Bailieborough Youth lead the way in highlighting their local Heritage

Twelve members of Bailieborough Foróige took part in a recent initiative organised by Cavan County Council in preparation for the Annual ‘Golden Mile’ Competition this weekend. As part of their preparations, these young people were brought out to the Castle Lake in Bailieborough by Foróige Leaders and were exposed to the rich historical heritage and […]


Smyth calls on Cavan County Council to develop a Smart Phone Application for Fleadh 2010

Cavan County Councillor Niamh Smyth has today placed a motion on the October Agenda calling for the development of a Smart Phone Application for use on iPhones, Blackberries and other Smart Phones in time for Fleadh2011. The new app would provide real time information on accommodation, events, travel notices etc for both visitors to Cavan […]


Smyth congratulates Leaving Certificate Students on their results and wishes them well for the future

Local Fianna Fáil County Councillor and former Secondary School Teacher, Niamh Smyth congratulates the students who are receiving their Leaving Certificate results this week. ‘Getting your results is not the end point for young people but merely a staging post for the next chapter in a young person’s life. While important, it is essential to […]


Visual Artist and local County Councillor, Niamh Smyth explores Cavan’s past and looks towards its future with her latest exhibition

Niamh Smyth, a local Visual Artist, Curator of the Bailieborough Arts & Cultural Centre and member of Cavan County Council, had a new exhibition launched last weekend as part of the Mortas an Chabháín Fleadh schedule. Entitled ‘Lyrical Urban Townscape’ and located in the fine Anglo Centre Building in Cavan Town, Niamh’s latest work draws […]


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 […]