Niamh Smyth

62 results

Fianna Fáil TD Niamh Smyth says she is horrified by the growing illegal dumping problem in Cavan and Monaghan

More and more people are dumping their household waste along rivers, housing estates, fields and walkways, according to a Cavan/Monaghan TD, who says (...)

Anti-pylon protesters in Co Meath. Minister for the Environment Denis Naughten  said an  underground option would costs about  €992 million, three times the overground price. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Brexit will have no bearing on the North-South electricity interconnector because it is based on legislation adopted by the Oireachtas and the Britis(...)

Minister for Transport and Sport Shane Ross: all ears  when it comes to strong regional accents. Photograph: Alan Betson

Talk of a big bust-up in the Independent Alliance this week centred on a “heated argument” in the Dáil bar between Shane Ross and Finian McGrath over (...)

Sinn Féin agriculture spokesman Martin Ferris called for an independent investigation into the incident outside Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan in which the five Red Limousin heifers were shot dead by the Defence Forces after attempts to move them failed. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

There was “no basis in reality” to “offensive remarks” about the role of the Defence Forces in the cull of five heifers on a farm in Co Monaghan, Mini(...)

Fianna Fáil TD Fiona O’Loughlin listens as party spokeswoman on the arts Niamh Smyth answers questions from reporters outside the Dáil. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Government has created a Frankenstein department of the arts that covers the “bean an tí, ballet, bogs, and broadband”, the Dáil has heard. Sinn (...)

 Fianna Fáil TDs Fiona O’Loughlin, Niamh Smyth and Barry Cowen  following discussion on the arts at Leinster House, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Government’s expanded Department of Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht, Regional Development and Rural Affairs is a “Frankenstein” department which covers (...)

Outspoken Fianna Fáil TD John McGuinness has been left off the party frontbench. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has left outspoken TD John McGuinness off the party frontbench and is unlikely to reappoint him to his previous posi(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin is  unveiling his frontbench this afternoon. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has unveiled his frontbench for the 32nd Dáil. There are 17 male deputies and five female politicians in the in the (...)

Newcomer Fianna Fáil’s Niamh Smyth won the fourth and final seat in the Cavan Monaghan constituency. Smyth was elected on the 10th and final count wit(...)

Minister for Arts Heather Humphreys at the Cavan-Monaghan count centre. She was the first TD elected in the constituency. Photograph: Aine McMahon.

Fianna Fáil’s newcomer Niamh Smyth has won the fourth and final seat in the Cavan-Monaghan constituency. Ms Smyth was elected on the 10th count with(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »