Govt ignoring Border region in Foreign Direct Investment announcements – Smyth

– Multinational investment needed to ensure economic stability – Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan-Monaghan Niamh Smyth has hit out at the Business Minister following her claim that she’s prioritising the Border region.  Minister Humphreys has been in the Department of Business, Enterprise & Innovation for almost one year yet during all of 2017 there were […]


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 […]


Cavan and Monaghan need increased IDA Investment – Smyth

Cavan and Monaghan has 0.7% of IDA jobs yet has 2.9% of the state’s population – Fianna Fáil TD, Niamh Smyth has called on the Minister for Jobs and Enterprise, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD to redouble her efforts to attract new investment to Cavan Monaghan, and in particular to find a new tenant for the […]


Smyth asks Minister to consider Bose Facility in Carrickmacross for eBay jobs 

Fianna Fáil Deputy Niamh Smyth has supported colleagues in their call for the Bose Facility in Carrickmacross to be considered as a home for eBay which are moving from their site in Dundalk next year. Deputy Smyth” I have spoken with my colleagues in South Monaghan on this issue and I have written to the […]


Worrying trend at Liberty Insurance in Cavan

Government need to outline plans for job creation in Cavan/Monaghan Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan/Monaghan Niamh Smyth has today expressed her dismay at yet another 70 redundancies announced at Liberty Insurance in Cavan and Dublin. Commenting on the latest shock for Cavan, Deputy Smyth said, “Our thoughts are with the employees that is affected by […]