LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL AS CHRISTMAS TRADING SEASON USHERED IN

4 December 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Cathaoirleach of the Monaghan Municipal District Seamus Treanor is pictured by Northern Standard photographer Rory Geary backgrounded by the Monaghan festive lighting array which Councillor Treanor said would “bring a bit of Christmas cheer to the town” after perhaps the most challenging year in living memory for business and community life.

The shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic which has blighted all aspects of life globally for much of 2020 ruled out the traditional switch-on event for the Monaghan Christmas illuminations in Church Square this year – but the Monaghan Town Team business support organisation and the local authority combined in putting together an online launch M.C.ed by Santa Claus himself (see story on Monaghan Town News page). The easing of restrictions on retail trade…

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