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The late Marie McMahon, Dundalk/Clontibret; local family bereaved

The death has occurred of Marie McMahon, Hazel Close, Bay Estate, Dundalk,  and formerly of Dooskey, Clontibret, Monaghan, suddenly on Tuesday 4th August.  Predeceased by her parents Alice and Pat. Deeply regretted and remembered with love by her family, sisters Alice Sherlock (Clarnagh, Tydavnet), Kathleen Treanor (Monaghan) and Dympna Murray (Dooskey, Clontibret), brothers-in-law Pat, J.J, and John, nieces […]

Dog owners warned after mysterious chalk markings appear on local property entrances

Pet owners in all areas are asked to stay vigilant as mysterious white chalk marks and cable ties outside homes could be linked to a series of dog thefts. Photos of the white marks on fences, gates and brickwork in the Tydavnet area have been shared on social media, with many wondering if they’re being targeted because of […]

The late Pat McDermott, Clones; local families bereaved

The death has taken place of Pat Mc Dermott, Corkimmons, Clones, on Wednesday 5th August 2020. Predeceased by his brother Dermot. Cherished husband of Maura and adored father of Patricia (Paddy, Ballinode), Sinead (Niall Treanor, Mullan Village) and son Gary (Zara, Belleek). Pat will be sadly missed and remembered with love by his wife, daughters, son, grandchildren Sky, […]

Community Games – the road ahead for 2020

Final decision on Tr*nor family gathering 2021 to be made in November 2020

Important notice for those attending the Treinfhir Gathering 2021. The organising committee met last week for the first time since the outbreak of the Covid pandemic, and discussed the scheduling of the 2021 Gathering in this context. It is hoped that all the guests and visitors to Monaghan would have the best possible time, and integral to this […]

Scotstown GAA using “livestream” to broadcast championship matches into homes

With the current Covid 19 restrictions of 200 attendance, Scotstown GAA are able to livestream the Senior Football championship matches. There is a nominal charge of €5 to access each match, which provides an opportunity for the Blue supporters afar to watch some live Scotstown GAA football and support the running of the club. The link is https://www.scotstowngaa.ie/store/ […]

New “Walk and Pray” pilgrimage to Lough Derg for 2020

Walk and Pray pilgrimage in the Lough Derg tradition on 16, 18, 22, 26 and 30th August. At times in the 1600s and 1700s when Station Island was closed by the Penal Laws, pilgrims undertook a form of pilgrimage on the lough shore. Walk in their footsteps. Contact 071 9861518 or info@loughderg.org for details. Numbers are limited. Advance […]

New dates announced for Tydavnet Parish Confirmation 2020

One of the many downsides of lockdown was the postponement of Confirmation for young boys and girls throughout the area. St Mary’s Urbleshanny Confirmation will be on Friday 21st August at 5pm; St Dympna’s Confirmation will be at 11am on Saturday 22nd August, with certain restrictions in place due to Covid 19. These restrictions include allocated seating arrangements, some changes […]

Family tree request re McGuigan of Tydavnet

A person has been in touch seeking information on his 4 times great grandfather who was McGuigan from the Tydavnet area, no details of townland given. Bernard McGuigan (perhaps also Gugan/McGoogin) who was buried in Tedavnet old cemetery in 1837. (There’s 2 possible graves just inside the gate on the right of the footpath). One of his sons, […]

Sliabh Beagh Tourism Centre celebrates 20 years

20 year ago on Monday 23rd July, Sliabh Beagh Hotel and Tourism Centre opened their doors to the public. We congratulate the committee and the Knockatallon community on their vision, persistence, and hard work to bring the dream to reality, and on the wonderful facility that is the hotel, and all the projects built round it. Well done to the […]

Fundraising appeal to assist Christopher’s MS stem cell journey

A “Go Fund Me” charity drive is ongoing for 25 year old Christopher McGonnell from Monaghan who has aggressive MS. Chrissy and his friends are hoping to raise €50K so that he can undergo Hematopoietuc Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT) in Russia. At the minute Christopher’s life is taken up with attending weekly oxygen chamber sessions, physiotherapy, acupuncture, gym […]

Church Services with restrictions resume in Ballinode and Kilmore

Sunday Services continue in Ballinode and Kilmore Churches, with reduced capacity, and social distancing leaving a lot of pews unused. Short term plans are to continue with Service led by Chancellor Ian Berry in St Dymphna’s Ballinode on the second and fourth Sundays of the month at 12.15pm, and in St Aidan’s Kilmore Church on the first and […]

Littering at bring banks a concern in Scotstown

Once again, the problem of dumping at the bring banks at Urbleshanny Chapel was evident over the weekend when 5 bags of aluminium cans were dumped beside bring banks which were already full. This is not recycling; it is littering. If a recycling bank is full please drive to another disposal facility or return with your recyclables another […]

Recycling scheme for old musical instruments

Old musical instruments are wanted for repair and resuse, all instruments considered. String, wood, brass, accordions, percussions, electric pianos (no large pianos). All instruments will be assessed and if suitable will be sent for repair and refurbishment, and then donated to local community groups, free of charge. The instruments can be left at Scotch Corner and Carrickmacross Recycling […]

Tydavnet Community Alert not being updated – join up to the Komeer app

Tydavnet Community Text Alert Facebook and text group is no longer active. Instead you are advised to download the “Komeer” app on your phone, and sign up for the Tydavnet, Scotstown, Knockatallon and Ballinode text groups, and you might also join the Carrickroe and any other local groups as often gangs drift in and out of these areas […]

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