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Local singing sensation Aidan Clerkin to launch new album

Local singing sensation Aidan Clerkin from Knockballyroney, Scotstown will be launching his new album on Thursday September 14th in the Hillgrove Hotel Monaghan at 9.30pm. Joining him on the night is a fantastic lineup of artists, including Declan Nerney,  “Man in Black”, Ciaran Rosney, Gerry Guthrie, Sean Corrigan, Marty Mone, Gloria, Alannah Maher, Nigel Livingstone, and Aidan’s […]

The late Anne Keenan, née Quigley, Cornamundy, Monaghan

The death has been announced of Anne Keenan, (nee Quigley, Ballinode), Cornamundy, Cootehill Road, Monaghan on Saturday 22nd July 2017, peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family. Sadly missed by her husband Pat, son Martin, daughter Majella (Holland, Clogher), son in law Declan, grandson Joe, and a large circle of extended family and friends. […]

St Davnet’s Hospital Chapel vandalised – no Mass there until further notice

The Roman Catholic Chapel on the grounds of St Davnet’s Hospital in Monaghan has been badly damaged by overnight vandalism on Friday 21st July 2017, and no Masses will be possible there until further notice. A number of panes of glass in the ornate arched windows were damaged on the southern side of the building […]

Tydavnet Macra AGM on Friday 21st July 2017

Don’t forget, folks, the AGM of Tydavnet Macra will take place on Friday 21st July at 9pm in The Rock Inn, Tydavnet. New members are very welcome to attend, and a host of upcoming events will be planned and discussed. For more information contact Sinéad Melaniff 087 1880152, smelaniff@macra.ie, or just come along (and bring a […]

Local groups in Tydavnet and Ballinode seek volunteers to assist activities

Monaghan Volunteer Centre is seeking willing people with a bit of time on their hands to volunteer for roles in the Tydavnet and Ballinode areas. If you are interested in helping to make a difference in your community, the available volunteering roles in the area are as follows: Horse riding Support Volunteer for the Camphill Community […]

Tydavnet Show calls for Stewards for Show Day 2017

A meeting of all Tydavnet Show Stewards will take place on Tuesday 1st August 2017 at 8.30pm in Urbleshanny Hall. Please make a big effort to attend. Show entries close on Friday 4th August 2017. See website for schedule of competitions. There’s something for everyone on Show Day Saturday 19th August, don’t miss it!

The late Gloria Deery-Duckett, Redondo Beach, California

The death has been announced of Gloria Deery-Duckett, aged 60, of Redondo Beach, California, on Saturday 15th July 2017, dear wife of Lee, and sister of Janet Harshman, well known to many of us as a visitor to the Tydavnet area researching relatives from her extensive family tree, and a regular guest at Tullybryan House B & […]

Local projects to receive tourism development funding

Significant funding to assist the development of outdoor recreation infrastructure in County Monaghan and enhance the county’s tourism facilities was welcomed by Cathaoirleach Cathy Bennett at the July 2017 meeting of Monaghan County Council. Included in the Measure 1 funding stream are Scotstown Mass Path €2,300; gateway signage to Sliabh Beagh, €10,000; Hollywood Lake €8,000; […]

Monaghan County County intention to take over derelict Scotstown site

Monaghan County Council has given notice on Thursday 13th July 2017 that it intends to acquire the derelict site at Bough, Scotstown, Co Monaghan, comprising of approximately 1.46 hectares, containing four semi-detached partially constructed housing units, hardcore area and green field, bounded to the east by local county road, to the north west by local […]

The death of Joe Galvin, Ballygar, Galway – local families bereaved

The death has occurred of Patrick Joseph (Joe) Galvin, Mount Mary, Ballygar, Galway on Wednesday 19th July (suddenly at his residence), husband of Dympna (née Treanor, St Dympna’s Terrace), and brother in law of Catherine O’Donoghue, Tirnaskea, Tydavnet.   Sadly missed by Dympna, sons Niall & Loman & the extended Galvin family, daughter-in-law Majella, brothers Chris and […]

Judicial review of North South Interconnector

The much talked about Eirgrid’s North South Interconnector will  see the addition of a new 400 kV OVERHEAD LINES connecting the electricity grids of Ireland and Northern Ireland. The line will run through counties Monaghan, Cavan and Meath in Ireland, and Armagh and Tyrone in Northern Ireland. Already An Bord Pleanála has granted planning approval for the […]

Young musicians to entertain at Sliabh Beagh hotel concert

The annual end of year performance by the young musicians and their tutors from Blackwater Valley School of Music will take place in the Sliabh Beagh hotel, Knockatallon on Thursday 20th July. Doors open at 7.30pm, the first performance will be at 8pm in the main function room followed by session in the bar again afterwards. […]

The late JamesEddie Cadden, Carrowhatta, Scotstown

The death has been announced of James Edward Cadden, Carrowhatta, Scotstown on Tuesday 18th July 2017, peacefully at Cavan General Hospital, aged 94 years. Reposing at his home until removal on Friday afternoon 21st July at 12.15 pm to arrive at St Mary’s Church, Urbleshanny, Scotstown for Requiem mass at 1pm. Burial immediately afterwards in the […]

Friends of Rossmore Park invite your help on Wednesday 19th July from 6.30pm

An effort is ongoing to remove the invasive species Himalayan Balsam from Rossmore Park in Monaghan. Himalayan Balsam  can reach well over head height, and is a major weed problem in the estate. It grows rapidly and spreads quickly, smothering other vegetation as it goes. Already a group of people dedicated to the care of Rossmore […]

Crossborder Woodturners Exhibition – don’t miss it!

The Crossborder Woodturners Chapter meets in Ballinode Community Centre on the third Saturday of each month from 1.30pm to 5pm, and there is a demonstration each month for members. The group welcomes all grades of woodturners from complete beginners to professionals, with all types of turning. Turn time to kill to turning skills. There are […]

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