Councillor Heather Humphrys is one of four Fine Gael candidates in the five-seat Cavan-Monaghan constituency. She has worked as manager of Cootehill Credit Union for the last 12 years. Humphreys was first co-opted on to Monaghan County Council in 2003 and was twice re-elected in 2004 and 2009. In 2009, Humphreys was elected as Mayor of Monaghan County Council.
- I want to apply the business and financial experience that I have gained from working first hand with ordinary people to politics
- I want to see the retention of the services at Monaghan Hospital
- I believe that red tape and bureaucracy is having a detrimental effect on our farming community. This needs to be reduced as I believe that the agri-sector will play a major role in our economic revival
- We need to stem the tide of emigration. It is our young people who will get Ireland working again and we need to keep our youth here