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Night survey plane in action over Monaghan and Fermanagh

There was another busy night in the sky disturbing our sleep on Wednesday night 26th/27th May. A small Reims-Cessna F406 Caravan II plane which originated in East Midlands airport spent a long time in the air over Monaghan/Fermanagh, with the flight pattern similar to one in the same area on Saturday 24th April from a Cessna […]

The late Moore Heasty, Ballinode

The death has occurred of Moore Heasty, Mullaghmore West, Ballinode, Monaghan, H18 V248 on Friday 21st May 2021, peacefully at home in the loving  care of his family, and also the wonderful staff at the Haematology Unit at Cavan General Hospital, the Palliative Care team and Cancer Care team. Moore will be sadly missed by his loving […]

Tydavnet Community Games update 20th May 2021

Tydavnet Community Games Committee would like to thank all the Primary Schools and local shops in the area for  their support in Promoting The Virtual Individual Competitions for Phase 1.These competition entries closed on 5th May. To the parents for registering their child/ children and for uploading the virtual entries; we thank you for your […]

Rural Social Scheme offers support for underemployed farmers – opportunities now in the local area

The Rural Social Scheme provides income support for underemployed farmers who have an entitlement to specified social welfare payments. Participants are engaged for 19½ hours per week to provide certain services of benefit to rural communities. The scheme currently provides work opportunities in the local area, and there are a number of vacancies on the […]

Tydavnet tidy towns work evening on Monday 24th May 2021

Tydavnet tidy towns committee continues to carry out improvements around the village. We have added a bird box and upgraded the compost area in the wildlife garden and we have given the seats a much needed facelift. We have tidied up the flower beds and the rose bed and we are now going to plant […]

Smithborough’s Lorraine to receive Ireland’s highest academic honour

Prof. Lorraine O’Driscoll (nee McElroy), Chair of Pharmacology and Biomedicine at Trinity College Dublin, from Annamartin, Smithborough, is being inducted into the Royal Irish Academy, Ireland’s leading body of experts in the sciences and humanities, on Friday 21st May. Membership is by election and is considered to be the highest academic honour in Ireland. The […]

Don’t miss important Community Alerts – download the FREE Komeer app

Monaghan Community Alerts is a new, County-wide service providing Garda alerts to people living throughout Co. Monaghan. It replaces the local text alert services around the county, which are all joining together to provide this unified service.  The new service is supported by An Garda Síochána and Monaghan County Council. What’s Different? You can sign up to […]

The late Rose Morgan, Knockballyroney, Scotstown

The death has occurred of Rose Morgan (née Hurson), Knockballyroney, Scotstown, Monaghan, on Sunday 9th May 2021, peacefully at home in the loving care of her family. Predeceased by her husband Packie and brother John. Dearly beloved mother of Maura (Sean McKenna), Seamus, Pauric (Yvonne) Brendan, Gerard (Helen) and Dermot. Devoted grandmother of Shauna, Seamus, Maria, […]

Learning Lights candles – the scent of success round Scotstown!

Learning Lights candles was founded by Jody Murphy from Gola,  Scotstown, with the aim of helping students from low-income backgrounds afford third-level education. All candles are made from natural soy wax and are set in glass containers made from recycled glass bottles. Soy wax holds fragrances well so the scent stays within the candle throughout […]

Submissions invited on Monaghan’s Draft Litter Management Plan 2021-2023

Monaghan County Council proposes to replace its existing Litter Management Plan 2018-2020. A new draft plan has been prepared for the prevention and control of litter within the county, setting out appropriate objectives and activities for the three- year period 2021-2023. The plan proposes to address the negative impacts of litter on our county, improve […]

Tydavnet Community Games – calling competitors for virtual competitions May 2021

Tydavnet Community Games welcome all past competitors and new children in our parish to compete this year in Phase 1 VIRTUAL Events. The parent/ guardian will be registering the child/children on line and uploading their entry via photo, scan and/ or video as per event competition guidance. Good Luck to all of you who enter. […]

Draft biodiversity plan published for Tydavnet village – your opinion is welcome

Biodiversity provides us with clean air, water, food, fuel, medicines, recreation, spiritual enrichment and protects us from extreme weather. Without the pollination service of bees and other insects, it would be increasingly difficult and expensive for farmers to produce some crops at current scales, and the beauty of the Irish landscape would also be affected […]

New SOSAD office opens in Monaghan town

SOSAD, the Irish suicide prevention and bereavement support charity is opening a new office at Unit 3, The Diamond, Monaghan town (047 72375. If you are feeling suicidal, depressed, anxious, overwhelmed, are struggling with self harm or have been bereaved by suicide, we are here to help support you. The charity is hosting a “Rise […]

Duchas wants transcriber volunteers for their Schools Heritage Collection

Duchas, the Heritage Service, is inviting volunteers to transcribe handwritten stories collected from school children in the 1930s into a printed accessible project. The stories came from national schools all over the country, and they’re a valuable and beautiful piece of history connected to us all. You can transcribe the stories when and where you […]

The late Hugh Rice, formerly Clara, Co Monaghan; local family bereaved

The death has taken place of Hugh Rice, late of 11 Fox’s Hill, Lurgan, and formerly of Clara, Co Monaghan on Friday April 16th 2021, peacefully at Craigavon Area Hospital. Beloved husband of the late Bridget and loving father of Hugh, Caroline, Noel, Miriam, Kieran, Paul, Seamus and the late Eamon, a dear father-in-law to Geraldine, […]

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