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Family history search for Boylan (Tydavnet) and McCabe (Roslea)

Family history request for Boylan/McCabe family tree……A person has been in contact seeking information on the Boylan family from the Tydavnet area. Her great grandmother was MaryAnn/Elizabeth (nee Boylan), possibly from Knocknagrave/Tonysillago. She had a sister called Sarah. She married a widower called John McCabe from Mullinahinch, Roslea about 1913 in Corracrin (the marriage certificate […]

Killylough Tug O’War clinches national 600kg Division 1 title

The Tug of War Ireland national division 1 competition took place last Sunday at the Fairgreen, Ballinasloe, Co Galway. Killylough built on their recent successes in the Division 2 580kg competition, and this time they won the Division 1 National 600kg competition – a fantastic result for the team, and great rewards for all their hard […]

The late Margaret McCague, Dunsinaire, Monaghan; local families bereaved

The death has occurred of Margaret Mc Cague (née Keenan), Dunsinaire, Monaghan, and formerly of Coretard, Threemilehouse, Sunday 19th June, peacefully, at the Beacon Hospital Dublin, in the care of the staff surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her brother James. Beloved and much loved wife of Jim (formerly Feebaghbane, Scotstown) and adored mother of Melissa […]

Blessing of the Graves on Sunday 14th August 2022

The blessing of the graves will take place in Urbleshanny on Sunday 14th August at 12.30pm, and at 4pm in Tydavnet cemetery. Please notify anyone who may like to attend.

Tesco Community Fund to support Tydavnet Parish Lunch Club

Tydavnet Parish Lunch Club have been selected to receive money from the Tesco community fund. The Fund was launched to support local good causes in the communities; every 8 weeks, each Tesco store donates funds to three local good causes in its community. The more tokens a local good cause gets the larger share of […]

Not just “bog standard” – fantastic projects on display from schools involved in Friends of Sliabh Beagh

Tydavnet Group Water Scheme hosted a very exciting launch in the Sliabh Beagh hotel, Knockatallon, of displays which were completed by schools involved in the Friends of Sliabh Beagh water source protection initiative.  The Water Scheme based at Knocknagrave School Environmental Education Centre has been working with 9 schools north and south of the border to deliver an […]

The late Mary Gillespie, Killybegs, Donegal; local family bereaved

The death has occurred of Mary Gillespie, Drumaghy, Bruckless, Co. Donegal. Sadly missed by her husband Seamus, sons Jimmy, Michael and Jason (Tydavnet), daughters in law Fidelma, Louise and Laura (Keenan), grandchildren Daniel, Darragh, Chloe and Andrea, brother Josie, relatives and friends. Remains reposing at her late residence on Sunday from 11am – 9pm. Removal […]

Tesco Community Fund to support Tydavnet Lunch Club

Tydavnet Parish Lunch Club have been selected to receive money from the Tesco community fund. The Fund was launched to support local good causes in the communities; every 12 weeks, each Tesco store donates up to €2,000 between three local good causes in its community. The more tokens a local good cause gets the larger […]

Eurovision winner Eimear Quinn to entertain at Tydavnet Parish Lunch Club

Tydavnet Parish Lunch Club is all set for a short gala concert featuring 1996 Eurovision Song Contest winner Eimear Quinn on the afternoon of Wednesday 29th June 2022. The classically trained composer, soprano, and performer will perform at the Community Centre in this very special event accompanied by Mobile Music Machine, an ensemble specialising in […]

Acorn Montessori preschool and afterschool has no intention of closing – despite rumours to the contrary

***PUBLIC NOTICE***I have been made aware of rumours in our community that The Acorn Montessori Preschool and Afterschool in Tydavnet village, is planning to close. I would like to assure everyone that The Acorn has absolutely NO intention of closing. We were established in 1991, we have received numerous awards for our service and we […]

Tydavnet GWS crossborder school’s programme a “bog-tastic” success

Seamus Heaney’s wonderful poem ‘The Tollund Man’ was the basis of a fabulous school’s programme exploring the nature of Sliabh Beagh Mountain over the last couple of weeks. This programme was delivered by the Tydavnet Group Water Scheme as part of the CANN Project. The programme was cross-curricular and cross-border and saw nine schools take part […]

Killylough Cycling Club 4 province cycling challenge August 2022

Killylough Cycling Club is very proud to have completed annual challenges in aid of local organisations over the last number of years. This year on the 19th, 20th, and 21st of August, we have chosen to cycle 500km over three days touching into all four provinces in Ireland. Day 1 – 240km Tydavnet to Nenagh; […]

The late Nuala (McQuillan) Boylan, Rockcorry; local family bereaved

The death has occurred of Nuala Boylan (née McQuillan), Glen, Rockcorry, Monaghan, peacefully, on Monday, 6th June 2022, at The Mater Hospital Dublin, surrounded by her loving family. As per Nuala’s wishes, the family home is strictly private, please. Nuala will be dearly missed by her heartbroken family, her daughters Marie (Colin Quinn), Laura (James Conly) and Frances […]

Friendship Service in St Dymphna’s Church, Ballinode on Sunday 26th June 2022

St Dymphna’s Church, Ballinode invite you to a Friendship Service on Sunday 26th June at 3pm. The community will welcome back native Monaghan Preacher Rev Simon Genoe of Magheralin Parish in Dromore Diocese, and soprano soloist Jane McKinley from St Macartan’s Cathedral, Enniskillen. This is a very special event, the first after Covid 19, and […]

Local Water Schemes celebrate National Biodiversity Week

To celebrate #BiodiversityWeek2022 Tydavnet Group Water Scheme is highlighting five things group water schemes can do to enhance biodiversity. For more info visit: http://nfgws.ie/biodiversity/

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