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GOLD FOR BALLYBAY GARDA AT PARALYMPICS

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3 Sep 2021 Comments Off on GOLD FOR BALLYBAY GARDA AT PARALYMPICS
GOLD FOR BALLYBAY GARDA AT PARALYMPICS

Ballybay Garda Eve McCrystal (right) and her blind paracycle partner Katie-George Dunlevy (left) celebrate after retaining their gold medal in the Paralympics. The Irish duo won the B time trial in a time of 47 minutes 32.07 seconds to claim their second medal of Tokyo 2020 and retain the title they won at the Rio Games five years ago. Pic: Paralympics Ireland (see further report inside).

CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON UP AND RUNNING

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3 Sep 2021 Comments Off on CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON UP AND RUNNING
CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON UP AND RUNNING

COLM SHALVEY The Monaghan Football Championship season is up and running, with the second round of group games taking place this weekend. The regular reminder that league form (perhaps more so than ever this year) comes with a health warning arrived last weekend, as the likes of Scotstown, Inniskeen, Latton and Aughnamullen reversed recent league defeats to make winning starts to their championship campaigns. Scotstown gave a reminder of their determination to retain the SFC with a convincing win over Magheracloone. The holders made light of the absence of Conor McCarthy ...

COST OF REFURBISHING PONTOON AT WETLANDS CENTRE WOULD BE ‘PROHIBITIVELY HIGH’

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27 Nov 2020 Comments Off on COST OF REFURBISHING PONTOON AT WETLANDS CENTRE WOULD BE ‘PROHIBITIVELY HIGH’
COST OF REFURBISHING PONTOON AT WETLANDS CENTRE WOULD BE ‘PROHIBITIVELY HIGH’

Chief Executive Officer of Enterprising Monaghan Finbarr Daly has issued the following clarification following last week’s article about the damaged pontoon at the Ballybay Wetlands Centre, which had featured in a video published on a Facebook page about Ballybay. The Northern Standard is happy to add his comments on the present position and repeats his appeal that people should not use it under any circumstances. Last week we reported that Mr Daly told members of Ballybay Clones Municipal District the management had spent quite a lot trying to repair the ...

BALLYBAY CLONES WILL BENEFIT FROM BROADBAND

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16 Oct 2020 Comments Off on BALLYBAY CLONES WILL BENEFIT FROM BROADBAND
BALLYBAY CLONES WILL BENEFIT FROM BROADBAND

Communnity Centres could facilitate remote working Michael Fisher Two centres in the Ballybay and Clones areas are among over fifty sites throughout the country that have been connected to the world wide web this month under a National Broadband Plan initiative designed to connect local communities. As reported elsewehere, the two centres now providing public access to the world wide web are at the Wetlands building in Ballybay and at the hall at Connons, in the Drummully salient a few kilomteres from Clones. In a presentation to the September meeting of Ballybay ...

BALLYBAY WRITER’S WETLANDS TALE EARNS NATIONAL SUCCESS

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18 Sep 2020 Comments Off on BALLYBAY WRITER’S WETLANDS TALE EARNS NATIONAL SUCCESS
BALLYBAY WRITER’S WETLANDS TALE EARNS NATIONAL SUCCESS

Storytelling is alive and well in Co. Monaghan, as evident by a recent entry to a national story writing competition called Stories from the Waterside. A short story written by Fearghal Duffy from Ballybay was selected from almost 500 entries as a winner and has also been published in the Stories from the Waterside anthology launched during National Heritage Week, a unique collection of personal stories connected with Ireland’s rivers, lakes, wetlands and coastal areas. The competition ran in April and May during the Covid-19 lockdown. It focused on collecting ...

GERRY’S PREPARED VEG RECEIVES DELIVERY OF TWO SMART HAND SANITISERS

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3 Jul 2020 Comments Off on GERRY’S PREPARED VEG RECEIVES DELIVERY OF TWO SMART HAND SANITISERS
GERRY’S PREPARED VEG RECEIVES DELIVERY OF TWO SMART HAND SANITISERS

Gerry McElroy, Gerry’s Prepared Veg, Ballybay pictured as he receives delivery of two smart hand sanitisers from Sam Moffet, Moffett Automated Storage. Gerry was the recipient of the 1000th smart Footizer product sold. The ingenious product, designed and produced in the Moffett Automated Storage Clontibret premises, releases hand sanitiser without requiring any hand contact and is proving popular for retailers and businesses as they begin to reopen to the public and welcome their customers back safely.

BALLYBAY AND CARRICK STUDENTS WIN NATIONAL ENTERPRISE ACCOLADES

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5 Jun 2020 Comments Off on BALLYBAY AND CARRICK STUDENTS WIN NATIONAL ENTERPRISE ACCOLADES
BALLYBAY AND CARRICK STUDENTS WIN NATIONAL ENTERPRISE ACCOLADES

Students from Ballybay Community College and the Patrician High School in Carrickmacross have received national recognition for their entrepreneurial abilities. They were winners at the Student Enterprise Programme National Finals in Croke Park last week. Ballybay Community College students Ferne Duffy, Tess Mc- Fadden and Mary-Kate Black, working under the guidance of teacher Eimear Harvey, won in the Junior category for Sofatop, which its conceivers describe as “a flexible and stylish tray, enabling you to curl up on the sofa and enjoy your cup of tea, safe in the knowledge ...

CAHANS TO HOST UPLIFTING PERFORMANCE OF ‘CELTIC PSALMS’

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7 Jun 2019 Comments Off on CAHANS TO HOST UPLIFTING PERFORMANCE OF ‘CELTIC PSALMS’
CAHANS TO HOST UPLIFTING PERFORMANCE OF ‘CELTIC PSALMS’

THE CAHANS Meeting Hall at Lisnaneane, between Stranooden and Ballybay, will be hosting an eagerly anticipated ‘Evening With Celtic Psalms’ on Friday of next week, 14th June. The event will see Kiran Young Wimberly and the McGraths share music from their three albums of psalms, including their latest CD, ‘Celtic Psalms: Rest in the Shelter’. Some of the uplifting music to be performed at the event has also been featured on Northern Sound’s ‘Airs & Praises’ with Rev Jean Mackeral on Sunday nights (10pm each week). With soulful voices, rich ...

NO CHANGE IN BALLYBAY CLONES… AS HUGHIE MCELVANEY RETURNS TO COUNCIL

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31 May 2019 Comments Off on NO CHANGE IN BALLYBAY CLONES… AS HUGHIE MCELVANEY RETURNS TO COUNCIL
NO CHANGE IN BALLYBAY CLONES… AS HUGHIE MCELVANEY RETURNS TO COUNCIL

Michael Fisher Monaghan’s longest serving and often controversial public representative Hughie McElvaney was lifted high by his supporters as they celebrated his victory at the local elections count centre in Threemilehouse on Sunday. The Corcaghan businessman has just completed 45 years’ service on Monaghan County Council. As his election posters stated, he hopes his latest success will result in fifty years working with and serving the community. With six candidates chasing five seats (reduced by one because of Boundary Committee changes), one candidate had to lose out. In the end, ...

NO CHANGE IN BALLYBAY CLONES… AS HUGHIE MCELVANEY RETURNS TO COUNTY COUNCIL

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31 May 2019 Comments Off on NO CHANGE IN BALLYBAY CLONES… AS HUGHIE MCELVANEY RETURNS TO COUNTY COUNCIL
NO CHANGE IN BALLYBAY CLONES… AS HUGHIE MCELVANEY RETURNS TO COUNTY COUNCIL

Cllr Sean Gilliland said he wanted people to feel safe in their homes and content in the community. “That’s a big commitment of mine,” he said. “I want to see those communities and their facilities made better,” he said. He said he had polled well in the core areas of Doohamlet, Aughnamullen, Latton, Cremartin and Ballybay. He wanted to see those communities survive and be successful, as well as being secure. RICHARD TRUELL (FG) Richard Truell who had been co-opted to the County Council last October to replace Eva Humphreys ...