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The late Peter Murray, Tullyvogey, Tydavnet

The death has taken place of Peter Murray, Tullyvogey, Tydavnet, on Monday 23rd January, peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Mullinahinch Nursing Home, Monaghan. Predeceased by his parents Eugene and Rose, sisters Rita, Lily, Eileen and May, brothers Paddy, Hugh, Joe and Michael. Lovingly remembered by his wife Margaret, twin sister Bridget, brothers in law Francie, […]

St Dympna’s School, Tydavnet welcomes new principal

The St Dympna’s School Community, Tydavnet, welcomed new principal Dan Murphy to the school on Monday 23rd January 2023. Dan, from Cavan, has come to his new role after being principal of Harcourt Terrace Educate Together, Rathmines, Dublin. He graduated from St Patrick’s College, and apart from academics, he has a strong interest in promoting […]

Dates announced for Tydavnet Drama Troupe production of “Sive”

Tydavnet Drama Troupe’s “Sive” will take to the stage in Tydavnet Community Centre on Sunday 19th February 2023, with further showings on Friday 24th February and Sunday 26th February. The play will also be on stage later in the Garage Theatre, and in the Iontas Theatre, Castleblayney on Sunday 2nd April! Write the dates down; […]

Congratulations to Knockatallon community on Pride of Place success

Congratulations to the Knockatallon Community on winning Category 1 (Population less than 300) of the IPB Pride of Place awards Ceremony hosted by television personality Marty Whelan on Saturday 21st January 2023 in the Clayton Hotel Burlington Road, Dublin. The annual All Island Pride of Place ceremony is all about recognising and celebrating the extraordinary, inspirational […]

“Plough Sunday” Service in St Salvator’s Glaslough

St. Salvator’s Church, Glaslough H18 HV49 is hosting Plough Sunday on Sunday 29th January at 10.30am. This service is traditionally held on the Sunday after Epiphany, the Sunday between 7th January and 14th January; accordingly, work in the fields did not begin until the day after Plough Sunday, Plough Monday. Although the nature of farming […]

Tydavnet Feis 2023 on Sunday 5th February

The annual Feis of traditional music takes place in Urbleshanny School on Sunday 5th March starting at 10am. Doors open at 9.20am. Entries now being accepted, see Scotstown Comhaltas Facebook page for entry form and full details. 

Tydavnet Historical Society to focus on Education and Schools in Tydavnet Parish

The next talk (with a provisional date for 1st March 2023 in Cornagilta School at 8pm) will be on the topic of schools and education of Tydavnet parish in olden times, with lots of photos and artefacts from the era, and again this is set to be of great interest to everyone. Admission €5, refreshments […]

Clothing Collection in Scotstown on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th January 2023

A clothing collection will take place at Scotstown GAA Complex on Friday 13th January from 6 to 8pm, and on Saturday 14th January from 10am to 12 noon. Acceptable items include clean clothing, paired shoes, curtains and bed linen – no dirty or wet clothes, duvets or pillows, carpets or rugs. It’s a perfect way to […]

The late Edmond (Ned) Burke, Foremass, Scotstown; late of Donegal and Cork

The death has occurred of Edmond (Ned) Burke, Foremass, Scotstown, Co. Monaghan and formerly Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal and Watergrasshill, Co.Cork. Wednesday, 11th January, peacefully at Cavan General Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Pre-deceased and re-united with his cherished daughter Rosemarie. Sadly missed by his loving family, his wife Marie, sons Patrick and Finbarr, daughter […]

“Ireland Lights Up” community walks to take place at Kilmore GAA grounds

In conjunction with “Ireland Light’s Up” fitness initiative, there will be an evening walk at Kilmore track each Wednesday from 7pm. Age doesn’t matter, history doesn’t matter, all goals welcome; walk on your own, at your own pace, or along with people you meet at the event. On Saturday 14th January, there will be a […]

Successful Rotary Club quiz in Tydavnet at Christmas 2022

A very successful Table Quiz was held in Tydavnet on 27th December 2022; Pat Deery was quizmaster; 14 teams participated, and a wonderful €560 euro was raised on the night. Since then, Pat has ensured that the charity fund has made it to €650, and this will be presented to Monaghan Rotary Club this week, […]

Children’s choir and music group planned for Tydavnet parish churches

A children’s choir and instrumental group is getting up and running in Tydavnet parish. Children from 4th class to 6th year very welcome. Musicians and singers welcome; it is hoped that this group would be available for some Masses and special occasions in the parish. If interested in joining this cohesive group experience that is […]

Tydavnet Drama Troupe currently rehearsing for John B Keane’s “Sive”

Tydavnet Drama Troupe is currently rehearsing for John B Keane’s “Sive”. Directed by noted thespian Pat Deery, Sive is one of the nation’s favourite plays, and features a battle of generations, a country in flux, exploitation, greed, love and tragedy all told with John B’s lyrical dialogue and great Irish humour. This hard hitting depiction […]

The late Eleanor Ronaghan (née Pelly) Mullaghmore House, Tydavnet, Monaghan

The death has occurred of Eleanor Ronaghan (née Pelly), Mullaghmore House, Tydavnet, Monaghan on Monday 9th January 2023, peacefully after a very short illness in the presence of her loving family and in the wonderful care of the staff at Cavan General Hospital. Predeceased by her husband Peadar and brothers Fred and Joe. Eleanor will be sadly […]

The late Caroline Sherry, Essex; local family bereaved

The sudden death has taken place of Caroline Sherry-King, Essex, UK on Friday 6th January 2023; funeral arrangements later. We offer our sympathy to her husband Mark, her daughters Catherine and Emily, her parents Evelyn and Seamus (formerly Clintycasta, Tydavnet), and the extended family circle. May she rest in peace.

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