17 June 2022 No Comments by The Northern Standard

By Veronica Corr

On Tuesday night there was a full house for the Tydavnet Parish Show launch in the village’s community centre. There was a sense of joy and relief that the dedicated committee and the supportive North Monaghan community would once again get to host this much loved annual agricultural event on Saturday, August 20th. Tydavnet Show Chairperson Paula Loughran, noted that while it may have been no show because of COVID public health restrictions over the past two years, the dedicated committee were working hard to think of ways to reinvigorate the event, so that when things opened up again they would attract a larger audience with more classes and qualifiers.

Keynote speaker, National President of the Irish Show Association Catherine Gallagher, complimented the show committee on having expanded their repertoire to ensure that show day would continue to attract both urban and rural dwellers from the hinterland and beyond. The show was recognised for its appeal to the young and young-at-heart alike too. The National President also noted the grant aid that shows had received nationwide to help them get back on their feet. The fact that the 2019 Tydavnet Show Queen Rachel Woods was selected as the Monaghan…

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