New Bill will prevent Govt’s ‘one-size fits all approach’ to job activation – Smyth

  “The Government must stop its attempt to implement a ‘one-size fits all approach’ to job activation, and ensure that people are allowed to continue to take part in important community-based schemes,” said Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan-Monaghan Niamh Smyth. Deputy Smyth was commenting following the launch of her party’s Social Welfare (Community Employment) Bill […]


Smyth demands answers on School Transport Scheme route selection

– Children should not be forced to change schools as a result of new guidelines – Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan-Monaghan Niamh Smyth has called on the Education Minister to ensure that children are treated fairly when it comes to places on the School Transport Scheme.  Deputy Smyth says she is aware of a number […]


Ambulance response times in Cavan-Monaghan falling well short of the average – Smyth

– Patients waiting over 80 mins for ambulances to reach them – Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan-Monaghan Niamh Smyth has expressed concern about ambulance response times across the two counties following a number of incidents in recent weeks when it took more than one hour for ambulances to reach patients. In one case, it took […]