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Sliabh Beagh Masterplan training course, autumn 2021

The Sliabh Beagh area is a beautiful amenity in North Monaghan that has been underdeveloped and underfunded. The Sliabh Beagh Masterplan was created around 2017 with ideas to develop and enhance the area. If you want to get involved in community action and are passionate about the local environment, why not join a team of […]

The late Patricia McKenna, formerly Tullyvogey, Tydavnet

The death has occurred of Patricia McKenna, nee Treanor, No 1 Milltown Cottage, Gallinagh, and late of Tullyvogey, Tydavnet, on Thursday 9th September, peacefully, at Cavan General Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Pre-deceased by her parents, Mary and Owen Treanor, sisters Josephine and Cecilia and brother Anthony. Patricia will be lovingly remembered by her sons, Stephen and Christopher, daughters, […]

The late Ann Gray, Knockatallon; local families bereaved

The death has taken place of Ann Gray, Straclevin, Knockatallon, on Saturday 4th September, peacefully in the loving care of her family and the staff of Cavan General Hospital, in her 70th year. Predeceased by her parents Bridget and Peter, brother John and sisters Angela and Bridie. Sadly missed and remembered with love by her sister’s Maura, […]

Caitriona Balfe’s new movie “Belfast” gets major update


The late Mick Sherlock, Clarnagh, Tydavnet

The death has taken place of Michael (Mick) Sherlock, Clarnagh, Tydavnet, on Monday 30th August peacefully at Drumbear Nursing Home, Monaghan. Pre-deceased by his parents Patrick & Mary Ann Sherlock, sisters Mary (Annie) Sheridan, Ellie McCabe, Angela Regan and brother John Sherlock. Michael will be dearly missed by his loving family; brothers, Patrick (Packie) and Eamon Sherlock, sisters […]

The late Jimmy Sherlock, Drumguiney, Monaghan

The death has taken place of James (Jimmy) Sherlock, Drumguiney, Monaghan, and formerly of Tonyclay, Tydavnet (and Glencull, Ballygawley, Tyrone), on Friday 27th August 2021, peacefully, at Drumbear Lodge, Monaghan, in his 88th year. Predeceased by his brothers JohnJoe, Nicholas, Hughie, and Pat, and his sisters Mary (Sr Serenus), Brigid (Giltinane), and Eliz, and his […]

Bedroom mirror “sparks” house fire alert

A local family had a lucky escape this week when light reflected from the sun onto a dressing table vanity mirror directed heat onto an upholstered chair. The material then smoldered and was badly scorched by the rays, but quick thinking by a teenager averted a disaster. The girl had smelt smoke when she had […]

Tydavnet Tidy Towns seeks CE scheme worker

Tydavnet TidyTowns group is looking for a CCE worker for 19 hours per week. Duties to include watering, grass cutting, landscaping etc. To be eligible you must be over 21, unemployed for at least 12 months or be in receipt of PUP for 12 months, or have recently signed up for PUP . It’s a […]

More vandalism and dumping problems for Tydavnet Tidy Towns

It’s very sad and disheartening to report more acts of vandalism and illegal dumping of household waste in Tydavnet village this week. The bins in the village are not meant for household waste and the Tidy Towns group have already had to remove some bins because of illegal dumping. There are CCTV cameras in the […]

The late Hughie Kearns, Drumcoowoods, Tydavnet

The death has taken place of Hughie Kearns, Meadow Lodge, Drumcoowoods, Tydavnet, on Wednesday, 4th August 2021, peacefully at home in the loving care of his devoted family. Predeceased by his beloved wife Sheila and brothers Patsy and Tommy. Hughie will be dearly missed by his loving family, daughters Adrienne and Julie, son Gerald, son-in-law Henry (Keenan), his adored […]

Community Games county medal presentation for 2020 and 2021 – well done to Tydavnet

  Tydavnet  Area Committee would like to congratulate the County Medal winners who participated in the Individual events for Phase 1. All Competitors and winners also received a Digital Certificate. 2020 Winners: Luke McCaffrey, Oisin McCrudden, Grainne McElroy 2021 Virtual Winners:  Chloe Gillespie, Jamie Moen, Katie McCrystal, Eoghan Sharpe, John Mullen & Alveena Tilak. Thank you to the […]

The late Peter Corr, formerly Knockatallon

The death has taken place of Peter Corr, 20 Manor Wood, Monaghan and formerly Knockatallon Co Monaghan on Tuesday 27th July at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda, surrounded by his loving family. May his gentle soul rest in peace. Peter is predeceased by his wife Mary. Deeply regretted by his sons Andrew and Peter, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, brothers, […]

Killylough Cycling sportive on Sunday 8th August 2021

The Killylough cycling club annual charity Sportive will take place on Sunday 8th August 2021. The 50km/100km event in aid of Tydavnet Faith and Light will leave from Tydavnet village at 9.15am. This is a leisure cycle on open roads, safety of participants is our No.1 priority. Please come along and enjoy a great days […]

Junior tractor run a big attraction on Sunday 1st August 2021

Following very many wee requests, the organisers of the Enda Watterson truck run have decided to have a “Kiddies Tractor Run” which will take place on the grounds of McAnenly Fuels, Moybridge at 12.30 pm on Sunday 1st August. All tractors, diggers, cars, scooters, bikes, trikes and all other wheeled vehicles very welcome, no engines […]

Wildfires on Sliabh Beagh wreak havoc on tourism, heritage and environmental potential

It’s dreadful to observe about 30 hectares of damage following a number of gorse fires on Sliabh Beagh on Saturday 24th July 2021 which covered a large swathe of ground in an area near the “Big Rock”, and a lesser area just above the picnic area at the Rock Bridge in Barratitoppy Upper. The fires sent thick […]

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