Taoiseach gives assurances he’ll raise fracture clinic delays for patients in Cavan Monaghan with Minister

Taoiseach gives assurances he’ll raise fracture clinic delays for patients in Cavan Monaghan with Minister Fracture clinic slots reduced for patients in Cavan & Monaghan Fianna Fáil Deputy Niamh Smyth has demanded the Taoiseach address waiting times for patients from Cavan and Monaghan attending the fracture clinic in Drogheda. Deputy Niamh Smyth said, “I raised […]


Smyth welcomes reunification of Cavan-Monaghan constituency

Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan-Monaghan Niamh Smyth has welcomed the publication of the Constituency Commission report, which has recommended the reunification of Co. Cavan in the Cavan-Monaghan constituency and an increase in the number of TDs from 4 to 5. Deputy Smyth commented, “I am delighted that common sense has prevailed and the Constituency Commission […]


Minister pulling a fast one on new Interconnector with study that will divide communities – Smyth

Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan Monaghan, Niamh Smyth has said that she believes the Minister for Communications, Energy and Environment, Denis Naughten is attempting to pull a fast one on the people of the North East by proposing a new study, with new Terms of Reference, that doesn’t deal with the fundamental issues at the […]


Smyth slams Government for inaction on Broadband, as communities pay high price with job losses

Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan – Monaghan Niamh Smyth has hit out at Minister Denis Naughten and his Government who she says have failed local businesses when it comes to the provision of broadband. Deputy Niamh Smyth said, “I have been contacted by a company in Bailieborough today who was forced to close its doors […]


Smyth welcomes progress in OB/GYN consultant recruitment

– New posts will see additional services rolled out at Cavan General Hospital – Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan-Monaghan Niamh Smyth has welcomed a progress update from the RCSI group, which confirms that interviews for consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist posts are scheduled to take place this month. Under the contract, these consultants will have dedicated […]



Smyth attends event on history of County Cavan Orangeism in Armagh

Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan-Monaghan Niamh Smyth says she was delighted to be invited and attend an event on the history of Cavan Orangeism in Loughgall in County Armagh last night. Commenting Deputy Niamh Smyth said, “As a TD for Cavan- Monaghan and as Fianna Fáil’s Spokesperson on Arts & Heritage, I was delighted to […]



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 […]