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America Cross – new signage to depict the “party for the departing”

Following on from an appeal from Rosaleen Coleman from Carrickmacross for an interpretive sign for “American Cross” at Killylough, Tydavnet, the signage has been designed, and erected earlier this week. The signage reflects the historical significance of the T Junction of American Cross emigration meeting point where emigrants said goodbye to his/her parents, friends and […]

Museum curator Liam gives presentation at Tydavnet Historical Society April 2018

Monaghan Museum Curator Liam Bradley was the invited guest presenter at Tydavnet Historical Society’s April meeting in Ballinode Church Hall. Liam has been 17 years in charge of Monaghan museum which has an impressive collection of artefacts. He spoke of the importance of collecting heritage, and the negative influence of TV shows like “Bargain Hunt” and […]

The late Vincent Kelly, “Hillcrest”, Tullycroman

The death has been announced of Vincent Kelly, Newmarket, England, and late of “Hillcrest”, Tullycroman, Monaghan. Son of the late Jimmy and Josephine Kelly, and brother of Joan (O’Reilly), Seamus, Brendan, Kevin, Peter, Philip, Raymond, and the late Colette. Remains arriving at St Macartan’s Cathedral at 8.30pm on Thursday 19th April, burial after 11am  Requiem […]

New Theft Finders website aims to register, report and locate stolen Irish property

A new website has been launched which aims to highlight all the stolen property in Ireland. It’s an online database for Stolen & Recovered property and, best of all, its FREE. Theft Finders (https://www.theftfinders.ie/) helps you register, report and locate stolen property, and fight back against theft in Ireland. The website offers a facility to register your property […]

The late Mary McCarron, Rosefield, Ballinode

The death has been announced of Mary McCarron (nee Brady), Rosefield, Ballinode, on Wednesday 18th April 2018, peacefully at home. Relict of the late Patrick McCarron, and dear Mum of Kevin, Patsy, Malachy, Moira, Colette, Monica, Martina and Aidan. Deeply regretted by her family and sons in law Denis and Martin, daughters in law Catherine […]

Tydavnet Water scheme discount only available to 30th April 2018

Tydavnet Group Water Scheme Co-Op Ltd reminds customers that to avail of the 25% discount on Water Bills, accounts must be settled on or before Monday 30th April 2018. Thanks for your cooperation.

William Francis de Vismes Kane of Drumreaske – a noted European lepidopterist who died 100 years ago today

William Francis de Vismes Kane was born on 9th April 1840 in Withycombe, Exmouth, Devon, England, and later lived at Drumreaske House, near Ballinode. The Kanes had come to Drumreask following the Mitchells, who were Cromwellian. William Francis was a son of Joseph Kane of Drumreaske, and Eliza Jane (de Vismes), and brother of Elizabeth […]

Tydavnet tractor run on Sunday 13th May 2018

Tydavnet Macra members are hosting their annual Tractor Run on Sunday 13th May 2018. Registration at 1.30pm, followed by run leaving the village at 2.30pm. All proceeds going to local charities. Come along and join us for a fantastic days fun and refreshments in the Rock Inn afterwards. Everyone welcome, it’s always a great event.

Monaghan U3A update 17th April 2018

Walking Festival: The Walking festival was most enjoyable and successful. Thanks to all who helped organise it and thanks to the McArdle brothers who entertained us royally at the Festival dinner. Well done to the choir who sang in the Hillgrove Hotel at the National Age Friendly Recognition and Achievement Awards. We had a lovely […]

Tydavnet Park fundraising update Monday 16th April 2018

The finance oversight committee of Tydavnet Off road carpark has met again on Monday 16th April. A total of €6,970 and £25 Sterling was counted. Add this to the most recent count and the total raised now is €27,793 and £25 Sterling. Thanks so much to everyone who has contributed so far – this is […]

“Earn while you learn” scholarships available from Errigal Contracts in Killybrone

Errigal Contracts, based at Ardginney, Killybrone, Co.Monaghan, is offering an amazing opportunity for young people this September 2018! The company is providing 10 very attractive scholarships for students pursuing a career in Quantity Surveying and Construction Management. This is a fantastic opportunity to “earn while you learn” and achieve your degree at the same time. Not only will Errigal […]

Clann McKenna exhibition in Market House from Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd April 2018

Clan McKenna will host an exhibition in the Market House, Monaghan on Friday 20th, Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd April 2018. Friday 20th – The official opening of the exhibition will take place  at 6.30pm. Clan Chieftain, Jerry McKenna of Boerne, Texas will be in attendance. Saturday 21st April, exhibition open from 2 – 6pm. There […]

Medjugorje pilgrimages 2018 – from €279 per person

Medjugorje Irish Centre Pilgrimages 2018: 7 nights B&B and Airport Shuttle service from €279 per person. Book any flight – any time and we provide guaranteed airport shuttle service. Call us for further info and book the dates that suit you. Tel. 01 443 4510 or email http://reservations@med-irishcentre.com.

Local businesses make presentations to Tydavnet Off Road Carpark project 2018

There has been a positive uptake in the tax reliefs available to individuals and businesses who donate to the Tydavnet Tidy Towns off road car park project  – a registered charity(number 20163563). The Charitable Donation Scheme allows tax relief on qualifying donations of over €250 (from an individual) made to eligible charities, so the charity can claim a refund of tax paid on that donation by the donor. […]

The late Sarah Sherry, nee Treanor, Killygoan, Monaghan

The death has taken place of Sarah Sherry (nee Treanor), 2, Woodview, Killygoan, Monaghan on Wednesday 11th April, peacefully at Cavan General Hospital. (Affectionately known locally as “Sarah Art”, sister of Mary Pritchard, and the late Maggie Woods and Annie McGeough, Tydavnet). Reposing at the Mc Mahon Funeral Home, Emyvale on Sunday 15th April from 6pm […]

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