The committee of Tydavnet Tidy Towns is appealing for your help with the Annual Spring-Clean of our roadsides. It would be much appreciated if residents of local townlands collected the litter in their area and brought it to the Community Centre on Saturday, 25 March (roadside litter only, please…CCTV in operation). Alternatively, you may leave […]
If you missed the recent Tydavnet Historical Society lecture on Golagh House, Scotstown, there is another chance to hear it at the Old Monaghan Society on Monday 17th April 2023 at 8pm, in Monaghan Pastoral Centre at 8pm. Golagh House, the unoccupied residence of William Black, was burned in Monaghan in March 1921 during the War of […]
Tydavnet Drama Troupe will tread the boards in The Iontas Castleblayney theatre on Saturday 1st of April 2023 for their final staging of “Sive”. The play makes for beautiful theatre – from the start when matchmaker Thomasheen Sean Rua suggests to Mena that they marry the orphaned niece to a rich old farmer, to her […]
St Dymphna’s Church, Ballinode invites everyone to an Easter floral demonstration with Wilma from JP Flowers on Wednesday 22nd March at 8pm. Tickets cost €10, all proceeds in aid of Church repairs, refreshments served. Tickets available from any of the church community. Everyone welcome.
On 1st April 2023 Noeleen, Karen, and Gabriella Brady from Shee, Tydavnet, will begin their biggest physical and mental challenge ever, trekking to Mount Everest Base Camp in Nepal (5,364 metres). The Everest Base Camp hike involves several days of walking at altitudes over 12,000 feet (3,658m) above sea level, on very tricky terrain. The girls […]
A person has been in touch with Tydavnet website seeking information on his family tree. His family came from Drumdesco, Scotstown, but he has not had a chance to visit the area yet. His grandmother was Sarah Jane Hanna (nee Meehan); her father was James Meehan who married a Mary Sweeney, date unknown. They had […]
Don’t miss Ómós na nUltach, a new suite of music composed by Scotstown’s Michael Rooney, in the Garage Theatre on Saturday 18th March at 8pm. The suite follows the path of the province in a historical context leading to the present day and the bright future of our place and people. The music follows a […]
Tydavnet Drama Troupe will tread the boards in The Iontas Castleblayney theatre on Saturday 1st of April 2023 with their very successful run of “Sive”. The play makes for beautiful theatre – from the start when matchmaker Thomasheen Sean Rua suggests to Mena that they marry the orphaned niece to a rich old farmer, to […]
The annual Spring Clean of Tydavnet parish and surrounding areas will take place on the weekend of Saturday 25th March 2023. All of the villages will be involved, and the Tidy Towns groups invite everyone to participate and get the villages, open spaces, and local roads litter free, if only for a short while. A […]
The 33rd Tydavnet Feis, held in Urbleshanny School on Sunday 5th March, was an outstanding success. In previous years there were about 200 entries for competitions in music, song, and comhrá, but this year over 350 entries were received, leading to a very hectic morning in advance of the competitions. Children from Offaly, Longford, Armagh, […]
The AGM of Tydavnet Tidy Towns was held on Tuesday, 28th February, in Jack’s Bar. The Chairman, Seamus, welcomed everybody to the meeting and thanked them for their attendance. In his address he thanked committee members and the many volunteers who had contributed so much to the work of Tidy Towns over the past year. He also thanked Jack […]
The AGM of the Tydavnet May Day festival will be held on Thursday 9th March at 8.30pm in Tydavnet Community Centre; all welcome.
Tydavnet Drama Troupe will tread the boards in The Iontas Castleblayney theatre on Saturday 1st of April 2023 with their very successful run of “Sive”. Nana and Mena bicker and provoke one another in the small smoky cottage where they live with Sive and Mena’s husband, Mike. While Nana dotes on her orphaned granddaughter, Sive, Mena […]
The death has occurred of Pauric Foy, Dernasell West, Knockatallon, unexpectedly, on Wednesday 1st March 2023. Cherished son of Philomena and John and adored brother of Michelle (David McCrudden). Pauric will be sadly missed and remembered with love by his parents, sister, brother-in-law, nephew Joey, partner Sonia (Hackett), aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family, neighbours, many friends and […]
Monaghan will launch its Annual Daffodil Day, with guest speakers, on Thursday 9th March at 7pm in the Westenra Arms Hotel. Coordinator Lorraine Treanor invites everyone to attend the event in aid of the Irish Cancer Society.