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Local Water Schemes celebrate National Biodiversity Week

To celebrate #BiodiversityWeek2022 Tydavnet Group Water Scheme is highlighting five things group water schemes can do to enhance biodiversity. For more info visit: http://nfgws.ie/biodiversity/

Cob building workshop at Knockatallon on Saturday 28th May 2022

An introduction to cob building workshop will take place at Derrycrusson, Scotstown on Saturday 28th May from 10am to 4.30pm, on the site of a hand built modern mudhouse currently under construction. Cob is a mix of clay, straw and sand. The clay was dug onsite and used from previous excavations while the stone was […]

Monaghan Macra invites people out for a walk and talk (and a social afterwards)

Monaghan Macra na Feirme invites everyone aged 17 to 35 to a Walk for Mental Health on Friday 20th May at 7.30pm in Rossmore Forest Park, Monaghan, followed by Bites and Pints in the Squealing Pig Bar Monaghan. It’s a great opportunity to get out, get a few steps in, and make new friends and […]

Tydavnet Tidy Towns – your help is needed for summer works evenings

The Tydavnet Tidy Towns committee is appealing to everyone who would like to get involved in implementing the summer works plan to come along on Monday evenings (starting May 23rd ) any time from 7 to 9pm. There is no commitment required, you are invited to come when you can, stay for a length of […]

Tydavnet Community Survey – your opinion is needed

A group from Tydavnet recently took part in a Smart Village Training Program organised by Monaghan Integrated Development (MID) and delivered by eTownz. The project involved the group completing an interactive register of local assets, stakeholders, goals, projects and metrics. In short, when completed the team will have completed a plan for the future of […]

The late Dolores MacKenna, formerly Scotstown village

The death has occurred of Dolores MacKenna, late of Fontabranda, Francis Street, Drogheda,  and HyBrasail, Scotstown, Monaghan, peacefully at Moorehall Lodge Nursing Home, Drogheda on Saturday 14th May 2022. Predeceased by her parents Patrick and Maura, her sister Maeve and her brothers Malachy, Aidan and Seamus. Sadly missed by her nieces, nephews and friends. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam. […]

The late Peggy McMeel, Knocknagrave, Tydavnet

The death has occurred of Peggy (Margaret) McMeel, Knocknagrave, Tydavnet, Co. Monaghan, H18 F991 on Wednesday 11th May, peacefully in the loving care of her family. Deeply missed by her loving husband George, sons Eamon (Maire) and Malachy, daughters Anna-Marie Woods (PJ), Roisin Carragher (Martin) and Kay Treanor (Mickey), grandchildren, great-granddaughter (Sophia Treanor, New York), sister in law […]

Monaghan U3A membership – are you missing out?

U3A Membership: Over 500 people have now renewed their membership;  however, there are still quite a few who haven’t renewed, as yet. If you are thinking of renewing, please do so asap as the membership list now needs to be finalised. We require all new members to please register using the envelopes in the Credit Union, […]

School Scor county final on Friday 10th June 2022

Spraoi Scór / Scór na bPáistí, a series of competitions for National School children organised by the GAA, takes place on Friday June 10th. Venue TBC. Scór na bPáistí combines all the colour and rivalry of Gaelic Games with the entertaining element of Ireland’s traditional past-times. There are eight categories in Scór that cover all […]

Farming for Nature walk on Sliabh Beagh farm on Saturday 6th August 2022

A walk will take place on the farm of Pat McKenna, Sliabh Beagh on Saturday 6th August at 11am. The walk will allow Farming for Nature ambassadors to showcase their contribution to nature and good farming practices on their land. The walks cost €10 to attend in order to reduce the number of no-shows. This […]

“Friends of Sliabh Beagh” project prepares for Sliabh Beagh visit by students

Tydavnet Group Water Scheme based at Knocknagrave School Environmental Education Centre is working with 9 schools north and south of the border to deliver an environment conservation project on Sliabh Beagh blanket bog. This week was the turn of St Joseph’s Knockatallon to have workshops facilitated by Daniel Monaghan. Starting on the weeks commencing 16th/23rd/30th […]

Scotstown CCÉ all set to host Monaghan County Fleadh 2022

The launch of the Monaghan County Fleadh will take place on Thursday 2nd June at 8pm, in the recreation hall of Urbleshanny School, hosted by Scotstown’s Craobh Éamonn ÓMuirí. The concert will feature the Lawlor family, Caitríona Sherlock, the Ceolainn senior music group, Edel Connolly and students, and will be headlined by musician and composer […]

Killylough Soccer moves Academy training to Wednesday evenings

The Killylough Soccer Academy for young players is moving to Wednesday evenings, starting at 7pm in the Knockatallon Astro pitches. Under 7’s, under 9, and under 11, all at 7pm. €2 per child. Any parent not receiving training updates via WhatsApp please speak to our coaches at training.

Community Walk to St Dympna’s Well on Sunday 15th May 2022

To celebrate the feastday of St Dympna, a community walk (regardless of weather) will take place to St Dympna’s Well on Sunday 15th May starting at 11am (after the 10am Tydavnet Mass), starting from the former “Frandys’” shop at Killylough Eircode H18 FX52. The walk will use open roads, and very narrow lanes, and uneven […]

Tydavnet Tidy Towns invited volunteers for summer 2022 works

At a well-attended meeting held on Monday, 9 th May, Tydavnet Tidy Towns Committee drew up a comprehensive plan of action for the months ahead. The plan includes extensive work on the Wildlife Garden; revamping of flower beds; planting flowers; painting; weeding etc, all of which will enhance the general appearance of the village. A […]

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