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The late Pauline Sherlock, Lisnageer, Cootehill – local family bereaved

The death has been announced of Pauline Sherlock, (née Maunders) Lisnageer, Cootehill, Co Cavan, (and formerly Leytonstone, East London) on Monday 19th March 2018, peacefully at St Christopher’s Hospice, Cavan. Pre-deceased by her son Stephen (October 2009), and her husband Hughie, formerly Tonyclay, Tydavnet (June 2010). Deeply regretted and sadly missed by her brother-in-law Jimmy Sherlock […]

Aaron McCarey called up to Ireland soccer team

Former Scotstown GAA player Aaron McCarey from Milltown, has been called up to the Ireland soccer team to play Turkey in a friendly in Antalya. Aaron who is the goalkeeper for Ross County is one of eight previously uncapped players in the squad. The former Monaghan United player joined Wolves in 2010 and, after six years […]

Tydavnet Community Games update 16th March 2018

Art, Handwriting & Model-making: County Final took place on Thursday 9th and Friday 10th March. Thank you to all area competitors who took part. List of winners from area will be confirmed at end of March. Under 14 Table Quiz: Good Luck to Briana Mac Cinna, Roisin Mc Quaid, Ciaran Hannon & Bryn Ackroyd at […]

Rosary at the Mass Rocks event at Penal Cross on Sunday 18th March 2018

We thank God for the 30000 people who gathered at the coasts of Ireland to pray the Rosary, now we turn to the Mass Rocks, where the Irish showed incredible courage, keeping the faith during the penal times. “Rosary at the Mass Rocks” for Life and Faith will take place at the Penal Cross on Bragan, Sliabh Beagh, on […]

Cornagilta’s Fintan on to a winner at Cheltenham

Fintan Hackett from Cornagilta is having the week of his lifetime at Cheltenham, except he’s not having his fingers burned by a bad day at the bookies, he’s busy on the stage as a member of the folk group “All Folk’d Up”. All Ireland champ on the banjo, Fintan and the band have a heady week […]

Busy, busy, lots to do at Monaghan U3A club

Trip to Scotland: Monaghan U3A is offering a trip to Scotland from the 14th to the 18th May. Staying in the Scotland’s hotel and leisure centre, Pitlochry, we will visit places such as the Burns centre, Blair castle, Dewars World of Whisky, Perth and Dundee. There are no singles left but there are four doubles/twins available at […]

Tydavnet Millennium Club prepares for St Patrick’s Day 2018

The members of Tydavnet Millennium Club got into the party spirit on Wednesday 14th March in preparation for St Patrick’s Day. Lots of fun was had, with quite a few wee leprechauns all joining in the fun. After the lovely meal there was dancing and partying, and of course chatting and socialising. It’s a great […]

Candied Smoked Salmon from Scotstown – new food business is “scaling” up!

Salmon and candy, two words that don’t often go together, unless you’re in Canada. Up and coming food business Sheskin Smoked Salmon from Scotstown has just recently started producing delightful Candied Smoked Salmon, and hey,  it’s delicious.  This high protein snack has long been a favourite of indigenous Canadian communities and it’s jam-packed with flavour. Sheskin’s […]

Property Marking event in Tydavnet on Thursday 22nd March at 8.30pm.

Tydavnet Text Alert group will have the use of a property marking machine in Tydavnet Village Community Centre on Thursday 22nd March at 8.30pm. Monaghan County Council has purchased the machine and manages the lending of it to groups and businesses. The machine works by stamping your EIRCODE into the item to be marked using […]

“Sliabh Beagh Protectors” – a positive initiative by the students of Urbleshanny N.S.

Well done to the senior students of Urbleshanny N.S., Scotstown on their wonderful brochure about Sliabh Beagh which was launched on Tuesday 13th March in the school. Invited guests included Cllr Cathy Bennett, Cathaoirleach of Monaghan County Council, representatives of Ballinode and Scotstown Tidy Towns groups, members of the Parent’s Association, and people whom the children […]

First Aid for walking clubs

Gary Robertson is a paramedic working in Search and Rescue, and he has a background in mountain sports and expedition medicine. He proposes to offer some *Free* First Aid refresher or update training on  scenarios of common/simple injuries in the hills – including management to point of rescue. He intends to deliver this training to all club members and as […]

The Emyvale cushions with the Tydavnet touch – “Tooraloora” cushion covers now available from TruIrish website

TOORALOORA CUSHION COVERS – Stunning locations deserve stunning design and craftsmanship. These tapestry cushion cover designs from Emyvale’s Melissa Holland of Dernahatten, have been beautifully crafted by the exceptionally talented, award winning Irish artist, Frances Treanor from Tydavnet, Co Monaghan, who created all the original artwork for Tooraloora’s first unique collection. The designs have been intricately woven […]

Marie Keating mobile information unit at Monaghan Library on Thursday 29th March 2018

As part of Healthy Ireland at your local Library, the Marie Keating Foundation Mobile Information Unit will visit Monaghan Town Library on Thursday, 29th March, 2018 from 11am to 3pm.  The Marie Keating Foundation focuses its efforts on raising awareness of all the common cancers affecting men and women in Ireland, and in educating people around […]

“Crosswords and Croissants” – a new Monday club in Monaghan Library

Keen to exercise your mind and have some fun? Everyone welcome to a new “Crosswords and Croissants” club every Monday Morning in Monaghan Town Library from 11.00am – 12.00 noon, starting Monday 26th March 2018. Get your heads together and help to solve mind bending crosswords, puzzles or sudoku once a week at the library, or bring along your unfinished puzzles […]

Lots of volunteering opportunities available in Co Monaghan – can you help?

Opportunities to Volunteer with Older People: Castleblayney Senior Social Service Committee would like some new members to join the group. http://bit.ly/2Ek46PP “Helping Hands” is recruiting befriending volunteers for a pilot project in Monaghan Town. Befrienders will visit isolated older people.http://bit.ly/2EYB9Km Meals on Wheels in Monaghan Town need some new volunteer drivershttp://bit.ly/2Haw531  and assistants http://bit.ly/2Cfdwqx Clones Meals on Wheels also needs […]

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