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New road safety upgrades in Tydavnet village

New traffic speed signs and over-road light to improve road safety went up at Tydavnet Community Centre last week. Hopefully these additions will help to reduce speeding through the village and improve safety for everyone. Thanks to Monaghan Municipal District who continue to support the work of our groups in making Tydavnet a safer place […]

Ballinode ICA reviews busy November

We had a great attendance at our November meeting. Our walking group had its first outing on Monday 14th, and 18 ladies took part in what was a fun hour walk at Kilmore training grounds. On Saturday  19th November, a group of ICA ladies went to Dublin to see “Sister Act” in Bord Gais Energy […]

Ballinode ICA reviews very successful March events

A very good attendance of 22 at our March meeting. We extend our sympathy to Bernie Deery on the death of her Uncle, Loretta Sherry on the death of her brother-in-law and to Breege Lenihan and Patricia Cavanagh on the death of their Cousin. County Monaghan ICA celebrated it’s Diamond Jubilee in the Shirley Arms Hotel, […]

Ballinode ICA November 2014

As usual there was an excellent attendance of 25 members at the meeting. Apologies: President Breege, Winnie McCarron, Maureen Collins, Bernie Deery, Susan McKenna and Mary Higgins O’Hare. As our President was absent Assistant President Mary Sherry acted as President. Heartiest Congratulations to Breege Lenihan, Bernie Deery, Mary Sherry and Deirdre McCormack on becoming Grannies […]

Ballinode ICA October 2014

The meeting was very well attended. It was nice to see all who took part in the “Walk in my Shoes” campaign wearing their funky mismatched shoes and all in aid of St. Patrick’s Mental Health Foundation which is raising funds to provide mental health services, support and information to those who need it most. […]

Monaghan Federation ICA news

Marie Curley Federation PRO They say time and tide waits for no man and indeed the truth of this statement is quite evident as we say farewell to the long sultry evenings and endless sunshine that was our summer. I hope you all took full advantage of all the summer had to offer from bumper […]

Ballinode ICA celebrates Summer

Ballinode ICA celebrates Summer Thursday 12th June Ballinode Guild met up at the canal bank close to Old Cross Square in Monaghan town. The evening was glorious, one of those warm summer days and just perfect for our annual fun walk. We strolled along enjoying the sights and smells of summer. The canal runs along […]

Calling all Breadmakers National Brown Bread making competition

NATIONAL BROWN BREAD BAKING COMPETITION AT THE PLOUGHING In Association with the Irish Countrywomen’s Association and the National Ploughing Association Sponsored by Aldi Stores Ireland The ICA is delighted to be involved in the re-launch of the National Brown Bread Baking Competition in association with the National Ploughing Association and sponsored by Aldi Stores Ireland. […]

Ballinode ICA May 2014

Ballinode Ica group travelled to Tullyvin Garden Centre on Thursday 8th May. Tullyvin is not far from Cootehill and the Garden Centre is on the right hand side of the road on the way to Cavan. Partners Niall and Roslyn are in business at Tullyvin garden centre for 10 years and it is a wonderful […]

Ballinode ICA April 2014

There was a large attendance in Tydavnet community centre for the April ICA meeting.  After our prayer and sympathies we welcomed our guest Olivia from Killymarley House of Beauty on the Dublin rd Monaghan. Olivia introduced us to a new modern foundation called Bare Minerals. Mary Craig won the name out of the hat selection […]

Feb/March Ballinode ICA

At Ballinode ICA meeting in February members demonstrated the lovely paintings they completed in their Painting on Glass Classes which finished on 21st January. Well done to all those who took part and fabulous results also thanks to tutor Lorna Snodon.   There was  great enthusiasm for guest speaker Mrs Heather Montgomery NI Tourist Board who gave us a […]

Monaghan Federation ICA Oiche Gaelach In Corcaghan

Thursday 20th March saw a great turnout in Corcaghan cc for the Monaghan Federation ICA Annual Oiche Gaelach. A wonderful night of fun, damhsa, ceol, dánta agus craic go leor. Thanks to George Wallace for the lovely buffet supper, Patsy and Vincent who supplied the music and to all the members who participated with their […]

Monaghan Federation ICA news

ICA in Monaghan is blossoming with guilds reporting an increase in membership and very busy programmes of activities from talks to demonstrations, health and fitness, dancing, crafts,and skills been perfected.  There are also many opportunities to meet with members from other guilds, through federations activities such as :  Spring Federation meeting which is being held […]

Ballinode ICA Janurary ’14

An excellent attendance at our January meeting meant we had lots of contributions in our discussions. Mary our treasurer informed us we have 33 guild members and welcome new member’s. Our meeting started with a raffle for An Grainán half scholarship places 2014. This is a real treat for two lucky ladies to go to An Grainán during the […]

Ballinode ICA

Ballinode ICA Thursday 12th December 2013 Our meeting started on a high note as guild member Patricia Hughes told us about her surprise when her son Darren Hughes text her from New York to announce he had got engaged to his girlfriend Orlagh Daly from Portstewart Co Antrim. He proposed in Central Park NYC on […]

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