Greetings to you all from Tydavnet Parish and surrounding area. Wherever you are spending Easter in the world today, our thoughts are with you and we hope you have a very good Easter weekend, as we are coping, together, with the challenge of the Covid 19 health emergency. Wherever you are in the world, if you are concerned about loved ones in our area (particularly the elderly, vulnerable, and isolated), know that our community is reaching out to help all those in need. The GAA, the Gardaí, Tydavnet Millennium Club, Ballinode Lunch Club, and other community groups and individuals are all available to help where they can. Please feel free to make contact with any of the agencies or phone numbers listed below – all the local shops are doing deliveries, Scotstown pharmacy can arrange to get medicine supplied where needed; and fuel, phone credit and other needs will be sorted with a phone call or text! Don’t be alone, use the phone! Don’t be afraid to ask – people want to help.
Fr Stephen Joyce 047 89204
Scotstown Gardai – 047 79140
Scotstown Pharmacy – 047 79889
- Jackie Caulfield 086 4057495
- Geraldine (Murray) McCaffrey 087 9820209
District Nurse (Monica McEntee) 087 7618946
McCarvill’s shop, Ballinode – 047 79239
McCarvill’s shop, Tydavnet – 047 89407
McMahon’s Centra, Scotstown – 047 89559
McAloon’s Shop, Knockatallon 047 89916
Martin’s Meats, Scotstown 047 89717
Scotstown GAA – The Health and Wellbeing committee is providing a service to anyone in the community who needs help, collecting prescriptions, shopping, fuel, or any essential needs. Please contact Bernie Sherry 086 8161700 or any committee member, or any of the senior players to avail of their help.
- Cormac Sherry 087 6504979
- Micheal Owen McMahon 087 7987279
- Dermot Maguire 086 2540439
- Gerry McCarvill 087 6328399
- Brian McGinnity 087 6600634
- Seamus McElwain 087 6290809
- Kevin Connolly 087 2771607
Tydavnet Millennium Club – The health and wellbeing of our members is very important at this time and we can phone and have a chat with those that are alone or vulnerable, and check if they need anything like groceries or medicines; a friendly voice and reassuring chat can help. Please contact Martina on 0863824107 or Pauline on 0851197063.
Doc on Call – 1850 777911
Good morning, Monaghan -This is a free phone call service for people living alone, older people, or the lonely, isolated, or vulnerable. It operates 5 days a week, and this friendly call will check with a phone call that all is well with you or a loved one. To sign up for the service, contact Caoimhe Rudden 087 7189396 or 0429745000
Monaghan County Council also provides a dedicated FREE contact number 1 800 804 158 with the lines open from 9am to 5pm seven days a week.