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Sliabh Beagh Tourism Centre celebrates 20 years

20 year ago on Monday 23rd July, Sliabh Beagh Hotel and Tourism Centre opened their doors to the public. We congratulate the committee and the Knockatallon community on their vision, persistence, and hard work to bring the dream to reality, and on the wonderful facility that is the hotel, and all the projects built round it. Well done to the […]

Fundraising appeal to assist Christopher’s MS stem cell journey

A “Go Fund Me” charity drive is ongoing for 25 year old Christopher McGonnell from Monaghan who has aggressive MS. Chrissy and his friends are hoping to raise €50K so that he can undergo Hematopoietuc Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT) in Russia. At the minute Christopher’s life is taken up with attending weekly oxygen chamber sessions, physiotherapy, acupuncture, gym […]

Church Services with restrictions resume in Ballinode and Kilmore

Sunday Services continue in Ballinode and Kilmore Churches, with reduced capacity, and social distancing leaving a lot of pews unused. Short term plans are to continue with Service led by Chancellor Ian Berry in St Dymphna’s Ballinode on the second and fourth Sundays of the month at 12.15pm, and in St Aidan’s Kilmore Church on the first and […]

Littering at bring banks a concern in Scotstown

Once again, the problem of dumping at the bring banks at Urbleshanny Chapel was evident over the weekend when 5 bags of aluminium cans were dumped beside bring banks which were already full. This is not recycling; it is littering. If a recycling bank is full please drive to another disposal facility or return with your recyclables another […]

Recycling scheme for old musical instruments

Old musical instruments are wanted for repair and resuse, all instruments considered. String, wood, brass, accordions, percussions, electric pianos (no large pianos). All instruments will be assessed and if suitable will be sent for repair and refurbishment, and then donated to local community groups, free of charge. The instruments can be left at Scotch Corner and Carrickmacross Recycling […]

Tydavnet Community Alert not being updated – join up to the Komeer app

Tydavnet Community Text Alert Facebook and text group is no longer active. Instead you are advised to download the “Komeer” app on your phone, and sign up for the Tydavnet, Scotstown, Knockatallon and Ballinode text groups, and you might also join the Carrickroe and any other local groups as often gangs drift in and out of these areas […]

Tr*nor family radio documentary recording underway

Noel Murphy from Northern Sound is currently in the process of making a short radio documentary about the Tr*nor clan and its background. He has already interviewed a number of people who were involved in the clan reunion last year, and this week he spent an afternoon at Errigal graveyard and Drumdart with Genie Treanor and John Yankee […]

Jason memorial tractor run cancelled for 2020

Due to the current circumstances it is not possible to hold the Jason McGovern memorial tractor run this year. It is a decision that was difficult to make but that being said, the McGovern family have decided to drive the route on tractors on the 23rd August this year in memory of Jason. They have set up […]

Sliabh Beagh ramble organised for (bank holiday) Monday 3rd August

Weather permitting, a looped walk will take place on (bank holiday) Monday 3rd August. Meet at the Sliabh Beagh hotel at 10am, walkers need to be prepared for a tough remote hiking trail over country lanes, forest tracks, and blanket bog. This walk route will be at a good pace, and requires a good level of physical fitness and […]

The late Matt Mohan, Corlatt, Monaghan town

The death has taken place of Matt Mohan, Corlat, Monaghan Town, (and formerly of Derilla, Tydavnet) on Monday 27th July, peacefully at home. Predeceased by his wife Chris (nee McEneaney), brothers Eugene, Michael, Frankie and Leo, and sisters Mary Rose and Loretta. Sadly missed by his sons Damian, Hugh, Matthew and Conor, daughters in law Brigid, Sinead, Fiona […]

Monaghan Volunteer Awards – get your nomination in!

The County Monaghan Volunteer Awards recognise the achievements of outstanding volunteers in three categories: Volunteer of the Year; Lifetime Achievement; and Volunteer Group of the Year. We have lots of people in the locality who deserve a volunteering award, you will find a copy of the nomination form and information on the website https://bit.ly/30cRFOz. Awards are decided on […]

Restricted Mass attendance – townlands scheduled for Mass on 1st/2nd August 2020

Parishioners from the following liturgy areas may attend weekend Mass in their local chapel on the weekend of 1st/2nd August : Knockatallon , the townlands of Barratitoppy; Tydavnet, the people from Killylough, Clintycasta, Greagh, Culdavnet and Tonyclea; and in Urbleshanny the invited attendance is from Carrowhatta, Drumbier, Cussee, Drumbin, Edenbrone, Creesil townlands. Attendance at any Mass fulfils the […]

Community Games launches “Active Communities” competitions

A big thank you all the children in Tydavnet Area who participated in the May ‘Creative Communities’ online event. Nationally for Community Games this was a huge success with over 2,000 entries and a reach of over 1 Million which means over 1 million people witnessed the talent Community Games participants had on display. The feedback […]

Keep alert everyone – keep crime out of the community

There was an attempted break in at a house near Corragh Cross last Friday evening, between 7pm and 9pm. A heavy implement was used on the back door to try and gain entry, and bins were moved in the search for house keys. Fortunately in this instance no entry was gained. A suspicious white vehicle was reported […]

Nominations open for Monaghan Volunteer Awards 2020

The County Monaghan Volunteer Awards recognise the achievements of outstanding volunteers in three categories: Volunteer of the Year; Lifetime Achievement; and Volunteer Group of the Year. We have lots of people in the locality who deserve a volunteering award, you will find a copy of the nomination form and information on the webite https://bit.ly/30cRFOz. Awards […]

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