- Major “Golden Years” conference in Monaghan in October
- U3A update 17th June 2013
- The Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award closing date
- Teacher’s Retirement Mass
- Springtime in Monaghan photo album
- Visitors from Geel visit St Dympna’s well Culdavnet and the Mens Shed
- Ballinode ICA enjoy walk around scenic Emy Lough
- Welcome to our Visitors from Geel
- Scotstown Comhaltas celebrates International Love:Live Music Day on Saturday 22nd June
- Geel visitors, an invite to Tydavnet community
- Border Roads story telling night in Knockatallon on Thursday 20th June.
- Congratulations to Edel and Kevin
- Tylotto results 9th June 2013
- Pat’s film shortlisted again
- Trad night in Corcaghan on Wednesday 19th June
- Ballinode Tidy Towns group
- Eco camp enrolment in Ballinode
- Summer party in Blackwater Learning Centre
- Scotstown Guild ICA
Author Archives: Alice Daly
Monaghan University of the Third Age (U3A) – Supporting the Gathering
As a contribution to the Gathering Ireland 2013, Monaghan U3A is hosting a significant all-island conference in The Four Seasons Hotel, Monaghan Town on the 17th October. The theme for the … Continue reading
Summer Lunch in Blackwater learning centre: Truagh Development Association has kindly invited U3A members to their Summer Lunch in the Blackwater Centre at 1pm on Monday July 1st. There will be entertainment after lunch provided by the Percy French Quartet. … Continue reading
The Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award is for a first unpublished collection of poems in English by an Irish poet. The award is now in its 42nd year. Previous winners include Eileán Ni Chuilleanáin, Paul Durcan, Thomas McCarthy, Peter Sirr, Sinead Morrissey, … Continue reading
To mark the retirement of Mrs Gertrude (Meehan)Ringland, from the staff of Urbleshanny N.S., there will be a special Mass at 8pm in Urbleshanny Chapel on Thursday evening, 20th June, followed by refreshments in Scotstown Complex social centre. All adults from the … Continue reading
Award winning Ballinode photographer, Malcolm Totten, has recently uploaded more images to his website www.picturesofireland.ie. Lots of images from around Rossmore Park and Bragan taken recently, and you can view them all on http://www.picturesofireland.ie/Springtime%20in%20Monaghan%202013/album/index.html. Now that the sunshine is gone … Continue reading
International Love:Live Music Day, Friday 21st June 2013 (Midsummer’s Day).The love:live music movement is Ireland’s part in the Fete de la Musique, first held in France thirty years ago and now a worldwide programme of FREE musical events on the summer … Continue reading
On Sunday morning, 16th June, the 10 am Mass at St Dympna’s in Tydavnet will be celebrated with our Geel visitors from Belgium. Afterwards the community is invited to come along to Tydavnet Community Centre for tea and refreshments with … Continue reading
Border Roads to Memories and Reconciliation Storytelling Night on Thursday 20th June 2013 in the Sliabh Beagh Hotel, Knockatallon from 7.30 – 9.30 pm. Did you live close to a border road that was closed? Was your life affected by … Continue reading
Congratulations to Edel Treanor, Drumdart and Kevin Kelly, Threemilehouse who were married in St. Dympna’s Tydavnet on Saturday last 8th June 2013. Best wishes for a happy and prosperous future together.
Tylotto can now be purchased at €2 per envelope or 3 for €5. This is a vital source of funding for our parish schools. Your continued support would be greatly appreciated. Last Sunday’s numbers were 5,7,9,13, no winner. Seller’s prize Emma … Continue reading
Atrophy by Mairtín de Barra, the short film featuring Pat Deery has made it to the shortlist for the Odense film festival, Denmark from 26th to 31st August. Out of a total of 2756 short films submitted from 100 nations, … Continue reading
Corcaghan CCE invites you to an open evening on Wednesday 19th June @ 7 pm in Corcaghan Community Centre. This will be an informal session, an evening of music, song and dance agus cúpan tae, keeping a long tradition of … Continue reading
The judging season is well under way, so we are watching out for strangers with folders assessing the area. Thanks to so many people and households who have given us so much support recently in our efforts, in particular to … Continue reading
The Ballinode community extends sympathy to Brian Rice, Sean Mhuilleann on the recent passing of his beloved Dad, Francie Rice, Tamlet, Castleshane; to the McKenna family, Crover, Monaghan on the untimely passing of Grace (Shannon) McKenna, and to the Grew … Continue reading
The annual Eco environmental camp will take place in Ballinode Hall from Monday 1st to Friday 5th July. Enrolment night on Friday 21st June in Ballinode Hall at 6.30 pm, contact Verona on 087 986 9934 . Thanks to Niall … Continue reading
Truagh Development Association invite you to their Summer Party on Monday 1st July at the Blackwater Valley Learning Centre. Lunch served at 1 pm, followed with entertainment by ‘The Percy French Quartet’. Enjoy an afternoon of unique performance and reminiscence from the … Continue reading
A very successful launch of County Monaghan’s Michaela Foundation Summer Camp took place in the Cloghan GAA grounds on Tuesday 11th June 2013. Among those present at the launch were Camp coordinator Eibhilín McCaughey and her assistant, Cathy McManus. Also present were Brendan and … Continue reading
The Crossborder Woodturners will meet (the third Saturday of the month) in Ballinode Hall on Saturday 15th June. There will be a full day demonstration from 10am to 5pm with Master craftsman Seamus Cassidy from Newgrange, Co Meath. His workshop … Continue reading
St. Dympna’s N.S., Tydavnet Family Fun Day and barbecue will be held on Sunday 23rd June, 2013 in the school grounds. Activities include: Inflatable World, Bungee Trampoline, Live Entertainment by pupils and local bands, Treasure Hunt, Afternoon Tea and lots … Continue reading
Tea day in aid of Clogher diocesan Lourdes pilgrimage will take place in the Sliabh Beagh hotel, Knockatallon on Saturday 22nd June from 6 – 10 pm, everyone welcome.
Seamus McElroy, Paul McElvaney, & Eddie Deery are cycling from Chippenham, England to Tydavnet at the end of August in aid of Monaghan palliative care (cancer support). As part of fund raising for this charity they will be holding a … Continue reading
Past Knockatallon choir members are more than welcome to join our choir this Saturday night at 8pm, for the reunion Mass for the pupils and teachers of Barratitoppy, Killycarnon and Knockatallon Schools. All welcome.
Walking group: This Wednesday June 19th the walking group is heading to Mullyash meeting at Annyalla Church at 10:30am.
Lunch meeting: Our next monthly lunch meeting is scheduled for June 28th in the YWCA. This month we will be addressed by … Continue reading
Ned run practice at 7 on Monday evening 10th June, on the new walking track in Kilmore GAA grounds, Scotstown, everybody very welcome. The Ned Run charity event will take place on on Saturday August 10th 2013.
Congratulations to Tydavnet School who were awarded their first Green Flag recently. The flag will be raised at the school on Friday 21st June, with special guest, local author Colm McElwain. It’s a great and proud day in the life … Continue reading
A small Yale type house key was found near Spraoi na hAbhann playground. Owner can ring 087 77 88 621 to reclaim it.
Congratulations to Ultan Sherry who won a County Council award in the Arts and Culture category for his Christmas single success, raising money for Autism, and for raising awareness of Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome. A very deserving winner of a … Continue reading
Pre Launch Public meeting for Tydavnet Parish Community Alert Text system to be held 8pm on Thursday 13th June in Tydavnet Community Centre. Older and younger representatives are needed from all areas to train and launch the alert scheme. Anyone who spots … Continue reading
A limited number of copies of the 2013 Fleadh Mhuineacháin programme are available in local shops and Eason Monaghan or by phoning 047 89161. Lots of interesting articles including an interview with 101 year old Pat Treanor, Tydavnet, a feature … Continue reading
Please support the annual Ice Cream Sunday in Ballinode Hall next Sunday June 9th from 12 noon -6 pm in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland.