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Lots of activities with Ballinode ICA, why not come along and become a member?

Ballinode ICA has been very busy over the last few months. We are taking part in the “Tentacles for Tinies” Project for the Rotunda Hospital. Breda Caulfield and Mary Sherry have been busy teaching members to crochet and there are lots of knitted and crochet items now ready to go to the Rotunda Hospital for […]

The late Margaret Roddy, Ardee; Tydavnet family bereaved

The death has taken place of Margaret Roddy (née Kelly), Mapastown, Ardee, Co Louth on Monday 10th December 2018. Predeceased by her husband Paddy, son Val and daughter-in-law Edel. Deeply regretted by her loving sons Michael, Martin, Jim, Pat, David, Bernard and Donal Roddy (Drumcoobrady, Tydavnet), daughters Claire, Joan and Margaret, brother John Joe Kelly, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, […]

The late Seamus Duffy, Tullycorbet; Ballinode family bereaved

The death has occurred of Seamus Duffy, Cordoolagh, Tullycorbet, Ballybay, on Sunday 9th December, peacefully at his residence, surrounded by his loving family in his 84th year. Pre-deceased by his wife Kathleen. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving family, daughter Monica McKenna, (Mullaghmore West, Ballinode), Martin and Gerard (Tullycorbet), brother Paddy (Corvally, Braddox), sisters Maureen […]

The late Rosaleen McElvaney, Park Road, Monaghan

The death has been announced of Rosaleen McElvaney (nee Hughes), Park Road, Monaghan, on Friday December 7th 2018, peacefully at Raheny |House Nursing Home, Dublin. Predeceased by her husband Packie (July 2008) and sons Lorcan and Sean. Sadly missed by her family Brian, Patricia, Enda, Martin, Rosaleen and Oliver, sister Irene, sons in law, daughters in […]

Pope Francis appoints Monsignor Lawrence Duffy as the new Bishop of Clogher

His Holiness Pope Francis has appointed Monsignor Lawrence (Larry) Duffy as the new Bishop of Clogher. The news of this appointment was made public at 12.00 noon today in the Vatican (11.00am Irish time). Since 2013 Bishop-elect Larry Duffy has been Parish Priest of Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan. He is a native of the neighbouring parish […]

50th Christmas Day swim at Emy Lake in 2018

The annual Christmas Day swim will be held on Tuesday 25th December at 1pm at Emy Lake. We are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the fundraising swim this year, and there will be something special to mark the occasion. Sponsorship cards now available, contact Orla 087 7595993 or any Parents and Friends of people with […]

Christmas eve swim in Hollywood Lake, Scotstown

A Christmas EVE Charity Dip will take place at 10am at Hollywood Lake, Ballinode on Monday 24th December 2018. In the water for 10am…….out of it as quick as you can!! All proceeds to charity. Light refreshments served for the brave! Your support is appreciated please, everyone welcome.

Community plan to exploit the potential of Ballinode – your input is invited

A very successful community meeting took place in Ballinode Hall on Thursday 6th December 2018 in order to find a vision of how the potential of Ballinode can be exploited, and to prepare a Plan for the village. In attendance at the meeting were Carol Lambe, Liz Brannigan, Paul Clifford and Donal McElwaine from Monaghan […]

“The Knockatallon Plane Crash 1943”- successful history presentation with Tydavnet Historical Society

A very informative presentation on “The Plane Crash at Knockatallon” by Tydavnet Historical Society took place in Ballinode Church Hall on Wednesday 5th December 2018. The lecture was given by Marie McKenna, and she also gave a fascinating insight into the political and social life of the area in the time of “The Emergency” of […]

The late Samuel (Ernie) Swan, Omagh

The death has been announced of Samuel Ernest (Ernie) Swan, Maine, Omagh, Co Tyrone, on Wednesday 5th December 2018, (peacefully) at South West Acute Hospital. Devoted brother of Bobby, Tommy and the late Jack, Martha and Olive and a dear friend of Audrey.  Funeral service in First Omagh Presbyterian Church,  B48, Omagh, Co. Tyrone, BT78 1HL, on […]

3 day Padre Pio pilgrimage to San Giovanni Rotondo in May 2019

A 3 Day Pilgrimage to San Giovanni Rotondo, where St. Padre Pio spent most of his life will depart on Friday 31st May 2019. Cost €599 per person sharing. This includes flights, accommodation and full board. If interested please contact Eleanor at 086 8455455. The relic of St Padre Pio will be present for public veneration […]

Tydavnet’s Caitriona Balfe gets 4th Golden Globe nomination

Nominations for the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced on Thursday 6th December 2018 live from the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Tydavnet’s Caitriona Balfe earned her fourth nomination in a row for her role in the acclaimed TV series “Outlander”. The 76th Golden Globe Awards will be held on Jan. 6, 2019, at the Beverly Hilton […]

Faith and Light annual Christmas Fiesta on Sunday 9th December 2018

Tydavnet Faith and LIght Christmas Fiesta/Party will be held on Sunday 9th December at 3pm sharp in Tydavnet Community Centre. Santa Claus will make an appearance as part of his busy schedule. Young helpers please attend at 2pm to assist with hall preparations. We wish our Faith and Light community and volunteers a very happy and […]

Santa heading for Tydavnet village on Saturday 8th December 2018

Santa will be arriving in Tydavnet on Saturday 8th December to switch on the Christmas Tree Lights at 6pm, and meet all the boys and girls. Kiddies disco upstairs afterwards, all welcome.

Ballinode Church Carol Service on Sunday 23rd December 2018

Ballinode Church community Carol service and Nine Lessons festival with Monaghan U3A choir will take place as usual on (the last Sunday before Christmas) Sunday 23rd December at 7pm in St Dymphna’s Church, Ballinode. There’s always a warm welcome to this lovely event. Everyone welcome.

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