Govt turning a blind eye to essential road investment projects – Smyth

– Extension of M3 & East-West link excluded from National Development Plan – Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan-Monaghan Niamh Smyth has raised a number of infrastructure issues relating to roads across the two counties directly with the Transport Minister. Minister Shane Ross was in Cavan and Monaghan earlier this week to discuss a range of […]

Minister confirmed additional €10 million for Local Improvement Scheme in 2018 but more needed

Smyth calls on Minister to increase funding to LIS for 10 years in effort to clear backlog Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan-Monaghan Niamh Smyth TD has called on the Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring to increase funding for the local improvement scheme. “The scheme was re-introduced in 2017 after being discontinued for […]

Smyth calls on Minister to allocate funds for rural roads

– LIS scheme must be reintroduced to carry out essential repairs – Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan-Monaghan Niamh Smyth says the Minister for Rural Affairs must reverse his decision not to provide funding for essential maintenance work on non-county roads.  Minister Michael Ring is refusing to provide money under the CLÁR scheme this year. Deputy […]

Smyth summons Minister Ross to Committee to address depleted road funding

Job creations, Road Network, Broadband, planning and key Infrastructure raised by Cavan County Council at Dáil Committee meeting this week – Collapse in basic roads funding highlighted as growing problem across various counties including Cavan Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan and Monaghan Niamh Smyth says a number of key issues for the region were brought […]