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The late Noel Larkin, Brandrum, Monaghan

The death has been announced of Noel Larkin, Brandrum, Threemilehouse, Monaghan on Saturday 14th July 2018, peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family. Late of Larkin’s Garage, Brandrum. Noel will be sadly missed by his loving wife Colette, sons Adrian, Damien, Shane, his only daughter Aisling (Hand) (Urbleshanny School), daughter in laws Olivia and Mary […]

The late Mary O’Neill, Lismore, nee (Fay) Sherry, Knockballyroney

The death has occurred of Mary O’Neill, “Willow”, Deerpark Road, Lismore, Waterford and formerly (née “Fay” Sherry) Knockballyroney, Scotstown, Monaghan on Saturday 14th July 2018. Peacefully at Padre Pio Rest Home, Cappoquin, Co Waterford, in the presence of her loving family. Predeceased by her late brother Eugene. Deeply regretted by her loving sons Gerard, Conor and […]

“Show Day” on RTE on Mon 16th July – you’d never know who you might see!

Local eyes will be glued to the RTE TV screens on Monday 16th July 2018 at 7.30pm to watch “Show Day”.  The 30-minute behind-the-scenes documentary captures the “excitement” of a Co. Monaghan farmer in the run up to the 76th Virginia Agricultural Show, and showcases the “behind-the-scenes excitement” at the Virginia Agricultural Show. The programme features the […]

Annual “Mass for the Sick” on Sunday 22nd July 2018

The annual Mass for the sick of Tydavnet Parish and surrounding area will take place in Urbleshanny Chapel on Sunday 22nd July at 7pm. This Mass is the annual celebration of the Sacrament of the Sick in our Parish. “Seeing their faith Jesus said to the paralysed man take heart…. Stand up take your mat go home […]

New baby for Michelle and Joe

There’s great excitement in the “PatAndy” family, Drumcaw, Emyvale with the birth on Sunday 8th July of Mickey and Geraldine’s first grandchild, little Donncha, who was born to Michelle (nee McCarron) and Joe Dunham in Darwin, Australia. Skype doesn’t do hugs too well, but the World Wide Web is keeping everyone updated on how the fine […]

Local heritage week walk to follow local pilgrim path on Sunday 19th August 2018

A special walk will take place on Sunday 19th August for Heritage Week, and  it will follow a pilgrim path from Poll an Aifrinn, Knockballyroney, to St Dympna’s Well, Culdavnet. Time yet to be confirmed. The Grade 2 walk will require reasonable fitness, you’ll have to make it a looped walk to return to your […]

Jason McGovern charity tractor run on Sunday 19th August 2018

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 […]

Cornagilta School gets generous donation of kitchen utensils

A huge “thank you” to the recent donors of mugs, cups, saucers, plates, teapots, kettle and service trolley to the Cornagilta school committee. The gift will be put to good use as all this equipment had to be borrowed when any event took place in the school, we thank Tydavnet Community Centre and Ballinode Church […]

Admin delay – but all “good to go” for Tydavnet village car park

The Tydavnet car park project is caught up for the moment in an admin delay. The official documents have to be uploaded to the funders and POBAL, and despite the local committee submitting everything in time, this process is causing a delay in the commencement of the work. Another few donation envelopes have been received […]

Ned Run 2018 on Friday 3rd August – everyone welcome for a wonderful community event

The Ned Run 5km fun run/walk charity event will take place on Friday 3rd August 2018, in aid of local charities, Drumkill Day Centre, Tydavnet Millennium Seniors club, and Monaghan Cancer Treatment Support. The main event starts and finishes at Scotstown GAA Complex, and entry subscription is €10. There will also be shorter events for anyone […]

Welcome to newly baptised in May and June 2018

Congratulations to the parents of the children baptised in the parish in May and June 2018: Chloe Jane Gray, Eshacrin; Bobby Jay Mohan, Milltown; Charlie John Noone, Newtownbutler; Daithí Francis O’Brien, Itereera; Frank McCague, London; Tom Patrick Mullen, Gola English; Megan Jane Concannon, Glenowen; Thomas Patrick McKenna, Doogary; Ellie Grace Mollan, Glasgow; Josh Maurice McCarey, […]

“Two steps at a time” new jogging group formed

For anyone interested in putting “pep” in their step, or getting back out running in preparation for the Ned Run on Friday 3rd August 2018, there’s a new jogging/running group meeting on Tuesday night at 8.30pm at Kilmore Training Grounds with Marie McArdle and Alo Grew. This “Two steps at a time” group is for everyone […]

From alcoholic to apostle – “Don’t go there!” new book to be launched

Martin “Jim” McFadden from Carrigart, Co Donegal, found sobriety after many years battling alcohol addiction. His book “Don’t Go There” is an honest account of his long battle with alcoholism. It’s an excellent insight into the dark reality of addiction and how alcohol controlled him, damaged him, almost killed him – and did kill many of […]

Monaghan fleadh programme 2018 – a great read!

There are just a few County Fleadh programme books for sale locally. Lots of history of local CCÉ branches, great photos, and Down Memory Lane from the 1994 All Ireland Scor competition. There’s info too on Orla McCague (Drumbarnet) who has been on an academic placement in Montana in the Northwest of America, the Margaret […]

Monaghan Rugby summer camp starts on Monday 30th July 2018

The Monaghan Rugby Club Summer Camp is taking place from Monday 30th July until Friday 3rd August. 10am to 1.00pm each day. All participants registered through Eventbrite before 22nd July will receive a FREE Ulster Rugby Gift Set including T-Shirt and Rugby Ball. For further information please contact Killian Coyle on 086 8151717 or James […]

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