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Renewed interest in “Make your Céilí” – please play your part!

As the pandemic lockdown continues, it’s very hard on everyone to keep the faith and look forward to getting out and about with freedom again. We ask that you this week make a pledge to reconnect with a neighbour, a new Mum, a friend you haven’t seen for a while, or someone who needs a […]

Cornagilta School funding applications – where to from here?

There are 2 Grant funds open at the minute – the Built Heritage Investment Scheme, and the Historic Structures Fund; the closing date for both has been extended until 24th February. It had been hoped to make an application for Cornagilta School as it’s in dire need of investment before it’s too late for such […]

Diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes cancelled for 2021

Bishop Duffy announced last week that in the interests of the health and life of pilgrims, it has been decided that the annual Diocese of Clogher Pilgrimage to Lourdes, scheduled for 5-11 July next will not go ahead. This is the second year that the diocese has been forced to take this decision but in […]

Biodiversity and heritage strategic plan 2021 – 2025 launched

The County Council Biodiversity and Heritage Strategic Plan 2020 – 2025 is now available and is an ambitious vision for the role of heritage and biodiversity for climate change mitigation and adaptation, sustainable communities, functioning ecosystems, health and well-being embedded in the activities of Monaghan County Council. The plan contains thirteen strategic themes with action […]

It’s time to “call out” litter louts!

Latex gloves and disposable masks, paper and plastic bags, plastic drinks bottles, fast food and coffee cup rubbish, aluminium soft drink and beer cans, and a huge haul of glass alcohol bottles are everyday rubbish discarded along our local hedges and roads. Much of this stuff is recyclable! We need to change our attitude to […]

The late Kathleen Kelly, Castleshane; local family bereaved

The death has occurred of Kathleen Kelly, Tullycumisky, Castleshane, Monaghan, peacefully at Mullinahinch House Nursing Home. Predeceased by her brothers Sean, Terence and Michael. Sadly missed by her sisters Mollie (McElroy, Tonysillago), and Rose (McMeel, Carrickroe), nephews, nieces, family circle, relatives and friends. R.I.P.  Removal on Sunday 24th January, arriving, via Tullycummisky, at St. Mary’s Church, Clontibret at 6.30 p.m. Funeral […]

Boley “puller” nominated for World’s Greatest Athlete of All Time

A Boley (Wexford) tug o’war member, James Kehoe, well known to many in our community, has been shortlisted for the World Games Greatest Athlete of All Time awards. The tillage farmer was nominated by his fellow team members, and was up against 23 other candidates representing 23 non Olympic sports including gymnastics, boules, squash, climbing […]

Planning Permission sought for pet crematorium near Scotstown

An application is being made to Monaghan County Council for permission to change existing redundant mushroom packing, cold store and staff canteen building to a pet crematorium facility together with all ancillary site development works at Sheskin, Scotstown. Anyone who wishes to make submissions or observations on the application must do so in writing, accompanied by a […]

The late Tom Sherlock, Greagh, Scotstown – funeral arrangements updated

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 […]

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