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Tydavnet Community Games under 12 girls in Ulster finals

Tydavnet Community Games Committee would like to wish the  Under 12 girls and their management team good luck in the Ulster Finals on Saturday 22nd June in Derry; The winning team  will progress to Phase 2 National finals weekend from 16th – 18th August in Limerick. It is expected that a good crowd of supporters from […]

The late Breege Rooney, Belgium Park – Scotstown family bereaved

The death has taken place of Breege Rooney, 47 Belgium Park, Monaghan Town, on Thursday 20th June 2019, peacefully in the loving care of her family and the staff of Drumbear Lodge Nursing Home, Monaghan. Predeceased by her husband John. Dearly beloved mother of Paul Rooney (Itereera, Scotstown) and Margaret (Smyth, Cordoola, Roslea), loving mother-in-law to Noeleen and Sean […]

Ballinode Tidy Towns prepares for annual judging

Judging in the national competition is ongoing, so we can expect a visit from the adjudicators anytime now. The committee and helpers have been very busy, as can be seen from the beautiful flower planters and baskets around the village, Ballinode Hall, and Connolly’s Corner. Riverside park has got a new gate. A few  of […]

Exciting enhancement projects started in Ballinode Village

Digger work has commenced to erect a mill wheel on the river in Ballinode village, a nod to the proud tradition of mills in the Ballinode area down the years. The finished millwheel will include inlet and outlet filtered sluices, and the walling for these will match the existing stonework. Damming of the work area has […]

Tylotto results 16th June 2019

Results of Tylotto draw on Sunday 16th June 2019: numbers drawn, 9, 10, 21, 23, no jackpot winner. Sellers prize Eimear Clerkin, Annacalkill, Scotstown. Lucky dips: Aimee Sherry, Mullaghmore North; Martin Beggan, Knockatallon; Tess McMahon, Tydavnet; Claire Sherlock, Tonyclay; Evan Murray, Gola English, Scotstown; Kate Clifford, Gola Irish, Scotstown; Christina McKenna, Drumcoofoster (won twice). School […]

Senior citizens “Tea Dance” on Wednesday 26th June 2019

Tydavnet Millennium Club and Ballinode Lunch Club are arranging a bus to go to an Afternoon Tea Dance in Watter’s Old Coach Inn, Castleblayney on Wednesday 26th June. The bus will collect at Tydavnet Community Centre, Ballinode Hall, and McNally’s Car Park. Cost for the afternoon will be €15 per person. If you are interested […]

38 years of dedication to Tydavnet school – Thanks Mrs Claire Slowey

38 years dedication to teaching in Tydavnet parish were recognised when St Dympna’s N.S., Tydavnet held a celebratory function for Mrs Claire Slowey on Tuesday 18th June 2019. Claire Cassidy from Terrytole, Ballinode, arrived in Tydavnet School (where the community centre now sits) as a fresh faced graduate, and it’s amazing to think of the […]

The late Pete Sherry, Cornagilta, Tydavnet

The death has taken place of Pete Sherry, Cornagilta, Tydavnet, Co Monaghan on Monday 17th June 2019. Predeceased by his dear wife Margaret (Carbin) in February 2018. Sadly missed by his sons Aidan, Damien and Kieran, daughters Caroline and Rhona, his grandchildren and great grandchild, his brothers Jim, and Kevin, his sisters Pamela; Mary, Carmel, Kathleen, […]

St Joseph’s Young Priest’s Society upcoming events

St Joseph’s Young Priests Society meeting in St Mary’s Church, Urbleshanny on Monday 17th June after the 8pm Mass. The purposes of the society are to promote vocations to the priesthood and religious life, to promote the vocation of the laity, to foster an understanding and love of the Mass and to assist financially in […]

The late Susan Slowey, Roslea; local teacher bereaved

The death has taken place of Susan Slowey, Feigh, Roslea, Co Fermanagh on Saturday 15th June, peacefully, at home, in the loving care of her family in her 102nd year. Dearly beloved mother of Paul and the late Pat, Gerard, Mary and Luke. Deeply regretted by her son, daughter-in-law Claire (Slowey, Tydavnet N.S.), grandchildren and her entire family circle.Reposing […]

Consultation on the N2 – have your say on Tue 18th and Wed 19th June

N2 Clontibret to Border Road Scheme – Public Consultation (this information from Emyvale.net) Monaghan County Council is working to upgrade a 28km section of the N2 National Primary Road between Clontibret and the Northern Ireland Border. A public consultation is now taking place to get feedback on the study area and key constraints. Public information […]

Local collection point for Peter McVerry Trust charity book collection

Gráinne Coyle is a 14 year old scout from 3rd Donegal Raphoe Scout Group, and has been involved in scouts since she was 6 years old. She has recently started her community project for a Chief Scout Award and she has decided to collect unwanted books. The books will go to the Peter McVerry Trust which helps homeless people in Ireland. As […]

New Cathaoirleach for Monaghan Municipal District

Michael Fisher, The Northern Standard, Thursday 13th June p.10 Councillor Sean Conlon of Sinn Féin was elected as Cathaoirleach of the Monaghan Municipal District at their annual general meeting on Monday, the start of a new five-year term for the seven members. But the process was not entirely smooth. Independent Councillor Paudge Connolly who had stormed out of […]


© Michael Fisher, The Northern Standard, June 6th 2019 p. 29 Whilst the official visit of President Trump to Ireland today has taken up all the headlines, a state visit last month by the King and Queen of Sweden went by almost without notice. Returning from a Local Ireland awards ceremony in Athlone a fortnight ago, I noticed […]

90th birthday celebrations for Scotstown’s Marie

Congratulations to Marie Caulfield from Scotstown who celebrated her ninetieth birthday on 11th June 2019; wife of Packie, and Mum of Darina, Orla, Emer and Aoife, she’s someone who can teach a 20 year old how to be young. Just back from a celebratory cruise, and never one to rest on her laurels, Marie had […]

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