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The late Tom Sherlock, Greagh, Scotstown

The death has taken place of Thomas (Tom) Sherlock, Greagh, Scotstown, and formerly of Druminane, Scotstown, on Sunday 17th January 2021, peacefully in the loving care of the doctors, nurses and staff of The Lisdarn Unit, Cavan General Hospital, in his 80th year. Pre-deceased by his parents, Nicholas and Brigid, brothers Pat Joe, Nicholas, John (Margaret), Hughie (Dympna) and sister […]

The late Pat Connolly, Dundalk; formerly Knockatallon

The death has occurred of Patrick Connolly, Ard Easmuinn, Dundalk, / Carndonagh, Donegal, and Knockatallon, Co Monaghan (brother of Owenie Connolly, Aughnamallagh, Ballinode), peacefully on Friday 15th January 2021, surrounded by his heartbroken son Leo, son-in-law Paddy and grandchildren Dearbhla, Conor and Niamh. Predeceased by his wife Mary and daughter Monica. Very deeply regretted by his heartbroken […]

The late Raymond McCoy, Aghagaw, Smithborough

The death has taken place of Raymond McCoy, peacefully at his home, on Tuesday, 12th January 2021. Pre-deceased by his father Stuart. Raymond will be dearly missed by his mother Rachel, brothers Norman, David, Noel, Ken and Nigel, sisters Claire and Wendy, nieces, nephews, extended family, his wonderful neighbours and many friends. Raymond’s funeral cortége […]

Vandalism and illegal dumping a problem in Tydavnet village

It is very disheartening and disappointing to see both the dumping of domestic waste in the bin at Tydavnet school, and the damage to the bin and the gates at the old entrance to the school. The damage to the gate may have been accidentally caused by a lorry that uses the area to park […]

The late Mary Turley, Monaghan town; formerly Quiglough, Ballinode

The death has occurred of Mary Turley, 9 Rope Walk, Monaghan Town, and late of Quiglough, Ballinode on Monday 4th January 2021, peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her husband Xavier and son Greg. She will be sadly missed by her loving daughters Denise and Catherine, sisters Pauline & Francis and brother Leo, her grandchildren, […]

The late Brian Mullen, Threemilehouse; formerly Sheskin, Scotstown

 The death has taken place of Brian Mullen, 33 Cabra, Threemilehouse, (and formerly of Sheskin, Scotstown), on Sunday 3rd January 2021, peacefully at his home. Brian will be sadly missed by his wife Patricia, Sons Fergal & Mark and Daughter Ciara, his sisters Ann Marie Harris, Mardy Kelly, Collette Johnston, Bernie Carroll and brother Seamus, nieces, nephews, friends […]

Jim and Patrick reach the end of County Top charity climbs

Jim and Patrick McCarron (Annagelia/Mullinahinch) took advantage of December good weather and a break in the Covid 19 lockdown on Christmas Eve to climb Slieve Foy in Carlingford and to complete their charity county tops challenge. Slieve Foy is on the Cooley Peninsula and rises to 589 metres, making it the highest in Louth. Already they have […]

The late Johnny McQuaid, Moybridge; local families bereaved

The death has occurred of Johnny McQuaid, Moybridge, Emyvale, on Thursday 24th December, peacefully at his residence. Beloved husband of Rita and cherished dad to Eugene, Mary (Wright, Ballinode), Sean (Drumlish, Tydavnet), Verona (McGettigan, Ballinode), Gerard, Martin, Paul, Albert, Breda, and Noel and to many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Johnny will be deeply missed by his brother Fr […]

Tydavnet’s Louise wins Credit Union car

Congratulations and good wishes to Louise McPhillips, Shee, Tydavnet, who won the top prize of a brand new car in Monaghan Credit Union draw last weekend. We are all delighted at her good fortune, and wish her many years and miles of happy motoring.

“Drive in” Masses for Christmas in Tydavnet parish

There will be 3 open air Christmas Masses for everyone, one at each Church, using the car parks at each venue – Knockatallon vigil on Christmas Eve at 6pm; at Tydavnet Church on Christmas Day at 10am, and at Urbleshanny at 11.30am on Christmas Day. You can remain in your car listening to and observing […]

Emyvale’s Jolly Joggers seek your support for virtual run 2020

For the last 11 years the Emyvale Jolly Joggers have organised a 10k/6k run on New Years Day for cancer charities. This year the 12th annual run will take place virtually between Jan 1st and Jan 6th, with the chosen charity being SOSAD in Carrickmacross. During these difficult times our physical and mental health can […]

Ballinode’s new Community Centre – work is progressing well

Members of the Ballinode Community Projects were shown around the new Community Centre site recently by Brendan McAree to see the progress on the old Creamery site. McAree Engineering are building the new Community Centre to replace the current one at Terrytole, which they will be taking over. The new centre, now with foundations in, […]

Emy Lough Christmas Day swim cancelled

The annual Christmas Day charity swim at Emy Lough has been cancelled due to coronavirus restrictions on public gatherings. Each year the event raises much needed funds for Monaghan Parents and Friends of Persons with an Intellectual Disability specifically for the use of persons with an intellectual disability. They currently own three houses and are […]

Turkey buster walk on Monday 28th December 2020

Paddy Sherry is heading up a turkey buster walk on Monday 28th December with a local “Pilgrim’s Trail”. Meet at the Sliabh Beagh hotel at 10am then drive to the Pol an Afrinn car park. It is hoped to start the walk at 10.30am. From that car park walk to the Penal Cross, then cross a […]

Second planning application to construct a housing development at Mullatimore, Tydavnet

An application has been made to Monaghan County Council on 18th December 2020 for permission to construct a 15 unit residential development at Mullantimore, Tydavnet. The development will consist of 4 no. 3 bed semi-detached two storey dwellings, 4 no. 2 bed terraced two storey dwellings and 7 no. 3 bed terraced two storey dwellings. […]

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