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Open day at Killydonnelly museum on Sunday 16th September 2018

Benny and Mary McCabe  in association with Monaghan Veteran and Vintage Club are holding an open day at their premises located at Killydonnelly, Smithborough, Co. Monaghan on Sunday 16th September  2018.  The McCabes have a huge array of vintage items, so it’s a great family day out reminiscing about the past and meeting old and new friends. […]

A fantastic day at Tydavnet Show 2018

Some photographs from Tydavnet Show 2018…..

“Monaghan’s Rare Birds” – walk and talk on Thursday 23rd August 2018

Walk and talk on “Monaghan’s Rare Birds” on Thursday 23 August, meet at the Sliabh Beagh hotel at 12 noon. Head into the wilderness with Dr Marc Ruddock from the Golden Eagle Trust to see if you can spot a curlew, hen harrier or grouse to name but a few…. bring your binoculars! Admission free, suitable […]

Tylotto results 13th August 2018

Results of draw held on Monday night 13th August: numbers drawn, 1, 9, 16, 19, no jackpot winner. Seller’s prize, Christine McKenna, Drumcoofoster. Lucky dips: Benny McKenna, Tydavnet; Owen McKenna, Drumcoofoster; Eilish O’Malley, Tydavnet; Lil McGinnity, Knockatallon; AnnMarie Cassidy, Drumcoofoster; Peggy Rafferty, Knockatallon; Francis Meehan, Mullinahinchago; Peter Corrigan, Gola. Next week’s draw is in Jack’s […]

Gary Askin memorial walk/run in Emyvale on Friday 17th August 2018

A 5/7Km Walk/Run in memory of the late Gary Askin, starting and finishing at Emyvale GAA Grounds, Tully at 7.30pm sharp on Friday 17th August. All donations on the day in aid of local charities and the Jack & Jill Foundation. Light refreshments served afterwards. Runners, joggers, walkers and people of all ages welcome. Please […]

Exciting new “Junior Tractor Run” charity event to remember Jason McGovern

The 5th annual Jason McGovern memorial tractor run will take place from Tydavnet village on Sunday 19th August 2018. Registration from 12.30pm, and tractors off at 2pm, taking in a route through Scotstown, to Threemilehouse, and back to Tydavnet. Refreshments served in Threemilehouse. BBQ and raffle afterwards in Jack’s Bar, Tydavnet. Entry donation €15 per […]

Ballinode Community Projects draw on Saturday 26th August 2018

Tickets are now on sale for Ballinode Community Projects annual draw which will take place on Saturday 26th August in Maggie’s Bar, Ballinode. Lots of great prizes including a top prize of €1,000. Contact any member of the Community Projects team or Maggie’s Bar for your ticket. 1st Prize – €1,000 sponsored by McAree Engineering […]

St Louis “Class of 68” reunion on 29th September 2018

Reunion of the St Louis Secondary School class of 1968 will be held on the 29th September 2018. Was it really 50 years ago, or only yesterday? Join your classmates to rediscover and celebrate the spirit of ‘68 at this important 50th celebration. Save the date! Photos and memorabilia very welcome. All enquiries to 087 4133463.

Scoil Cheoil na Botha from Friday 12th to Sunday 14th October 2018

The annual Scoil Cheoil na Botha music festival is being run in Scotstown from the Friday 12th to Sunday 14th October this year. Included in the lineup will be Tony Linnane and Liam O’Brien from Clare, Éamonn O’Riordan from Limerick, Conor Connolly from Galway, and Padraig MacDonnchadha from Waterford, among others. A massive weekend of […]

Quiglough’s “Great rod race” starting on Saturday 25th August

Rossmore Coarse Angling Club in Monaghan is hosting the Francie Richardson memorial Quiglough Great Rod Race from 4pm on Saturday 25th August to 4pm on Sunday 26th August 2018. Draw pegs at Quiglough at 12 noon, maximum two rods and points per species system. We wish all anglers every success in this great competition.

Scotstown Foroige seeks new leaders to help with the club

We need you!! Scotstown Foroige is at risk of not being able to open or welcome as many members as we would like because there aren’t enough volunteers…. Have you an hour and a half a week free?  Would you like to help young people in your community?  Maybe you were a member and know how […]

Award winning Community Games projects on display as Tydavnet Show

The Tydavnet Community Games award winning (county and national medal winners) under 11 and under 13 projects will be displayed in the Heritage Tent at Tydavnet Show on Saturday 18th August. The under 11 theme was “New inventions can make or break the world” and the under 13 project was based on “Girls are more […]

Local athlete to compete in All Ireland Community Games final

Best wishes to local athletes Lara Corrigan (under 8) who will be competing in the national Community Games finals in Limerick over the weekend. We wish her every success.

We’re back! Activities resume at Monaghan U3A

 Welcome back: Welcome back to the U3A newsletter. We have been busy during the Summer with trips to the Cavan Burren, the Giant’s Causeway and to ‘Wicked’ in Dublin. Most of our activities will start mid September and we will let you know of any events coming up. New Venue: We are delighted to announce […]

Nominate your hero/heroes for Volunteer of the Year, closing date Monday 27th August 2018

Nominations are now open for the Monaghan Volunteer awards 2018. There are four categories: Volunteer of the Year • Young Volunteer of the Year (under 18) • Lifetime Achievement Award • Volunteer Group Award. There is a prize fund of €300 for each category, the winner can choose something that will benefit their group. The closing […]

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