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The ss Millwater Repatriation 1922 – 2 locals remembered 100 years on

7th May 2022 marks the 100th anniversary of the repatriation of 64 American solders of Irish birth to Ireland on the Millwater ship, having been exhumed from graves on French battlefields for re-interment in Irish soil. Claimed by relatives for burial in Ireland, the United States Government arranged for the removal of the bodies from […]

Thanks for recent donations to Tydavnet Car Park fund……

The Tydavnet car park committee would like to acknowledge two more generous donations this week towards cleaning our debt. We are deeply grateful for these donations as not only are they needed but they may just prompt someone else to do the same. We would also like to acknowledge receipt of a donation made through […]

Lough Derg opens for Pilgrimage Season 2022

Lough Derg welcomes Pilgrims again with a full Pilgrimage programme this summer. Three Day Pilgrimage from 1st June- 15th August; booking advised. Concessions available for students, seniors and groups. One Day Retreats and guided 12km Pilgrim Path experience are also available for dates in May and late August and September. The pilgrim path walk offers […]

Friends of Sliabh Beagh – school’s project gathering pace towards final events

Tydavnet Group Water Scheme based at Knocknagrave School Environmental Education Centre is working with 8 schools north and south of the border to deliver an environment conservation project on Sliabh Beagh blanket bog. So far Daniel Monaghan has delivered workshops 1 and 2 in all the schools, which focused on sphagnum Moss, the key plant […]

Cornagilta School Heritage Council application unsuccessful

The Cornagilta School Heritage Committee is grateful to Monaghan County Council for recent funding to paint the interior of the building, and it is hoped that this will commence very soon. A contractor has been selected, and the work has to be done by August. An application to the Heritage Council for funding Phase 2 […]

Tydavnet Community Games – one last appeal for volunteers for 2022

Tydavnet Area Community Games held their AGM on Sunday 24th April at 6.00pm. Unfortunately, due to low attendance, no committee was formed and therefore we cannot affiliate for competitions in 2022. The outgoing Committee is calling on parents and individuals from Knockatallon, Milltown/Dernagrew, Scotstown, Ballinode, and Tydavnet, to consider volunteering and co-ordinating community games for […]

The late Jonathan Treanor, Barratitoppy, Scotstown, and Mountcharles, Donegal

The death has occurred of Jonathan Treanor, Salthill, Mountcharles, Donegal, F94 P6Y4 and late of Barratitoppy, Scotstown, Monaghan, on Monday 18th April 2022, tragically, as a result of a road traffic accident.  Loved and forever missed by his partner Marie, his mother Josephine and her partner Pauric, his sister Emma and his brothers Barry and Francis, his Granny Josie, […]

Tydavnet Community Games AGM on 24th April 2022

Tydavnet Community Games Committee is holding the AGM on Sunday 24th April at 6.00pm in The Meeting Room, Scotstown Complex. We would like to invite parents in the Parish who may be interested in volunteering for positions on the committee; and helping out with the running of Commnuity Games events. We need to ensure that […]

The late Maura Clerkin, Blackwatervale, Monaghan

The death has occurred of Maura Clerkin (née Hendry), Blackwater Vale, Milltown, Monaghan on Saturday 16th April 2022, peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her husband Gerry and her granddaughter Leah-Marie. Sadly missed by her son Gerard, daughters Geraldine and Celine, daughter in law Marita, son in law Harry, grandchildren Emma, Karla, Mark, Conor and […]

Car park funding – the appeal continues, and generous donation acknowledged

Following on from last week’s disappointment of not being able to get a fundraiser to defray the remaining costs of Tydavnet Village carpark, we were pleasantly surprised at the weekend to receive a donation of €1000 from an individual who is very appreciative of the work that was done, and of the committee for overseeing […]

Cuppa and community centre draw on (Easter) Sunday 17th April 2022

The Tydavnet Community Centre committee is holding a raffle in the Centre on Easter Sunday, after the 10am Tydavnet Mass. There are some lovely prizes, lines are only €2 each, and are available in advance from committee members, or on the morn in advance of the draw. There’ll also be a wee cup of tea, […]

Busy with Tydavnet Tidy Towns – spring clean and tree planting 2022

Tydavnet Tidy Towns Committee extends a heartfelt “thank you” to all who participated in the Annual Spring Clean Litter-Pick last week. A special word of thanks goes to the pupils, staff and parents from St Dympna’s National School who did a litter pick around the village on Thursday morning, and also took part in a […]

Local Dermot Earley award winners graduate from NUIG

Well done to Donna Sherlock, Katie Sherlock, Briana NíCionna, Ailbhe Clifford, Aisling Sherry and Ella Harvey who recently graduated from NUIG with a FETAC Level 6 third level qualification in Youth Leadership and Community Action after completing the The Dermot Early Youth Leadership Initiative course through Scotstown GAA club. The Dermot Earley Youth Leadership Initiative […]

The late John McCague, Tullycroman, Monaghan

The death has occurred of John McCague, Tullycroman, Monaghan, H18 H395. Monday, 11th April suddenly at his residence. Predeceased by his parents Patrick and Annie. John will be sadly missed by his loving wife Veronica, sons Patrick and Niall, daughter Laura and their partners, grandchildren, sisters Marian, Ann and Susan, brothers Martin and Eoin, extended family and friends. May his gentle […]

The late Mary Frances (Fran) Perretta, nee Macklin, formerly Ballinode

The death has occurred of Mary Frances (Fran) Perretta (née Macklin) of Southgate, London, and formerly Canal Street, Monaghan and Mullaghmore West, Ballinode, peacefully at home with her family after a long illness. Wife of Remo, mother to Cara and Julian. Fran was the daughter of the late Kevin and Margaret Macklin of Ballinode and sister of […]

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