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The Thinning Veil: A musical journey into the depths of the Monaghan boglands

The Thinning Veil is a new music and film project that was born out of a collaboration between filmmakers Natasha Duffy and Shane O’Callaghan and renowned composer Michael Gallen, featuring performances from some of Ireland’s most exciting folk and trad artists. What originated as a live event in the heart of Monaghan’s boglands of Knockatallon has […]

Tydavnet St Vincent de Paul seeks your support for Christmas 2023

Saint Vincent de Paul – St Dympna’s Scotstown Christmas Appeal We will hold our Christmas collections on Sunday 3rd December after 10:00am Mass in St. Dympna’s  Tydavnet  and after 11:30am Mass  in St Mary’s Urbleshanny .  The collection in St Joseph’s Knockatallon will be held on  Saturday the 9th December after 7:30 pm Vigil Mass. We […]

The late Thomas Edward (Teddy) McMahon, Belfast; formerly Kilmore West, Knockatallon

The death has taken place of Thomas Edward (Teddy) McMahon, Belfast, and formerly of Kilmore West, Knockatallon, on, November 24, 2023, in Annadale Nursing Home. Beloved husband of the late Kathleen McMahon (Willaghan). Deeply regretted by all his nieces, nephews and extended families. Teddy’s remains will repose in his former home, 8 Abbeydale Drive on Monday […]

The late Anne (Smyth) Watterson, Mullaghmore North/Northern Standard newspaper

(Edited post) The sudden death has occurred of Anne (Smyth) Watterson, Mullaghmore North, Tydavnet, and popular member of the Smyth (Northern Standard) family, on Sunday 19th November 2023, peacefully at home. Predeceased by her parents Paddy and Kathleen, her sisters Helen, Jean and Bernie and (also in November 2023), her brother Tommy. Sadly missed by her […]

The late Andy McKenna, England, and formerly Derryledigan, Scotstown

The death has occurred of  Andrew (Andy) Mc Kenna, England and formerly of  Derryleedigan, Scotstown, and Tully, Monaghan on Wednesday 8th November. Andy will be sadly missed and remembered with love by his daughter Noreen and son Laurence and their mother Kathleen, his sisters, Margaret, Noreen, Geraldine and Bernadette, brother Michael and their spouses, his […]

The late Mary (McKenna) McMahon, Brownhill, Tydavnet

The death has occurred of Mary McMahon (nee McKenna), Brownhill, Tydavnet, Monaghan on Saturday, 11th November, peacefully, at Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown. Predeceased by her husband Owen. Deeply regretted by her daughters Christine and Marion, son in law Tom, grandsons Paul (Carrie), David (Aileen), sisters Lizzie and Josie, extended family, neighbours and friends. May Mary’s gentle soul Rest In […]

Tydavnet Show Committee wraps up Show Day 2023

Last Friday night, 15th September 2023, was a case of the curtain closing on the 70th. Tydavnet Show for 2023. Almost 80 show officers, stewards, helpers and landowners all got together in Jack’s bar, Tydavnet village for the traditional after-show party. All present enjoyed and appreciated the hospitality of Jack McCarville, the food tastefully prepared […]

Heritage Week 2023 celebrated at Tydavnet Group Water Scheme Environmental Centre

Tydavnet Group Water Scheme held at open day at Knocknagrave Environmental Centre and Biodiversity Garden H18 EE08 on Wednesday 16th August; here are 2 of the very short videos from the event, introduced by Brian McDonald,  National Federation of Group Water Schemes Research & Evaluation Officer. https://www.canva.com/design/DAFs7XdtfSI/YM8Na8pbT109EFK8X8hgdg/watch?utm_content=DAFs7XdtfSI&utm_campaign=designshare&utm_medium=link&utm_source=publishsharelink https://www.canva.com/design/DAFs0MlMoN8/1jCo0x72KC9n-buxCrvjKQ/watch?utm_content=DAFs0MlMoN8&utm_campaign=designshare&utm_medium=link&utm_source=publishsharelink      

Monaghan Senior Scor finals on 21st/22nd September 2023

The Acorn Life Monaghan County GAA Scór Sinsir Stage events take place on Friday 22nd September in Tullycorbet and the quiz takes place on Thursday 21st September in Scotstown. Ulster Semi finals on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th October. Ulster Final on Saturday 21st October; All Ireland Final on 18th November in Killarney. If you […]

Tydavnet Faith and Light pilgrimage to Lough Derg 2023

St Dympna’s Faith and Light, Tydavnet, will be participating in the regional Pilgrimage to Lough Derg on Sunday 10th September. Bus leaving Tydavnet Community Centre around 9am. Tea/coffee and scones on arrival; lunch later. Anyone wishing to travel please contact any of the leaders or via the group’s Facebook page. Looking forward to seeing everyone […]

Knit and knatter each Tuesday in Ballinode Community Centre

The local knitting and stitching group has started again on Tuesday morning in Ballinode Community Centre, from 10am ’til 12 noon. If you enjoy knitting or crochet, bring along your own wool, needles and patterns, or whatever you’re working on, and enjoy time (and a cuppa) with fellow creators. €2 donation for room hire and […]

Ballinode ICA returns to guild activities on Thursday 12th September 2023

Ballinode ICA guild is back to activities on Thursday 14th September in Tydavnet Community Centre at 8pm. A few more events are lined up for the 40th anniversary celebrations. The first is an outing to Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen on Saturday 23rd September to see the Simon and Garfunkel tribute show, followed on Friday 13th October by […]

Open day at Killydonnelly vintage museum on Sunday 12th September 2023

Open day at Benny and Mary McCabe’s vintage museum, Killydonnelly, Smithboro H18 Y397 on 10th September 2023 from 12 noon to 6pm. As usual a huge welcome awaits visitors who wish to view the wonderful collection of vintage cars, tractors, household items etc on display at this wonderful museum, as well as displays from some […]

Garage Theatre 30th anniversary celebration on Saturday 23rd September 2023

Join our local thespian Pat Deery and Patrick McArdle to celebrate 30 years of ups and downs of the Garage Theatre, Monaghan on Saturday 23rd September at 8pm. Don’t miss this night of music, dance, drama, and comedy from local artists connected to the Theatre. Tickets available by booking online on the Theatre website.

Rescheduled charity cycle event in Tydavnet on Sunday 17th September 2023

Killylough Cycle Club is holding the Annual Charity Cycle in aid of Tydavnet Faith & Light on Sunday 17th September 2023 with optional 50km or 100km routes. Sign on that morning at Tydavnet Community Centre H18 XY42 from 8:30am onward, for a 9am departure for the 100km route followed moments later by the 50km route. […]

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