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STILL NO AGREEMENT ON RENAMING CLONES MARKET HOUSE

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19 Apr 2019 Comments Off on STILL NO AGREEMENT ON RENAMING CLONES MARKET HOUSE
STILL NO AGREEMENT ON RENAMING CLONES MARKET HOUSE

“Old politics of back handers and brown envelopes” SF Cllr claims Michael Fisher There’s still no agreement on what the official name of the new offices of Ballybay Clones Municipal District at the Market House in Clones should be. At Monday’s meeting of the MD the six members remained divided in their opinion on whether to accept a recommendation from a public consultation last year. It came out in favour of Teach Séamus Ó Conghaile (James Connolly House) after the 1916 Irish patriot, who was born in Edinburgh and had family ...

ALL-IRELAND CHAMPIONS TREATED TO CIVIC RECEPTION

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19 Apr 2019 Comments Off on ALL-IRELAND CHAMPIONS TREATED TO CIVIC RECEPTION
ALL-IRELAND CHAMPIONS TREATED TO CIVIC RECEPTION

JOHN GRAHAM reports There was a great sense of euphoria as the big crowd basked in the reflected glory of the Ballybay Community College All Ireland Post Primary Schools championship winning team, coupled with the achievement of local man Jamie Hughes, who won a gold medal at the recent Special Olympics, when they were special guests at a civic reception hosted by the Ballybay/Clones Municipal District Council and the Ballybay Chamber of Commerce on Thursday evening last. Among…

COYLE WARNS “RURAL IRELAND IS DYING”

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24 Jan 2019 Comments Off on COYLE WARNS “RURAL IRELAND IS DYING”
COYLE WARNS “RURAL IRELAND IS DYING”

By Veronica Corr “Rural type towns are dying as we speak, what with Post Office closures and Shane Ross’s attack on rural Ireland. We all have to be very alarmed,” Fianna Fáil representative Seamus Coyle told Tuesday morning’s meeting of Ballybay/Clones Municipal District. “Everyone is entitled to retire with dignity, but it is an underhand way of An Post taking the Post Office out of an area. We are losing Post Offices because of retirements, nothing else is provided and we are losing a vital cog in the community forever,” ...

SR CHANEL CELEBRATES 100TH BIRTHDAY

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4 Jan 2019 Comments Off on SR CHANEL CELEBRATES 100TH BIRTHDAY
SR CHANEL CELEBRATES 100TH BIRTHDAY

Sr Chanel Harte cutting the cake at her 100th birthday celebrations at St Joseph’s Nursing Home, Ballybay on Sunday, December 30 last. Sr Chanel is pictured with Sr Mairead, Provincialate of the Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart. © Rory Geary/The Northern Standard

BALLYBAY CENTENARIAN CELEBRATES

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9 Nov 2018 Comments Off on BALLYBAY CENTENARIAN CELEBRATES
BALLYBAY CENTENARIAN CELEBRATES

Well-known Ballybay lady Kathleen O’Daly celebrated her 100th birthday on Tuesday. She is pictured with some of the staff of St Joseph’s Nursing Home in Ballybay being presented with the letter and cheque from President Michael D Higgins that is the honour bestowed on all Irish centenarians. Kathleen is a popular figure in the Ballybay community where she ran a sweet shop for a long number of years. Included in the photograph are Denise Monaghan, Teresa McNamee Assistant Director of Nursing, Catherine McGregor Activities Co-ordinator, Martina O’Neill, Shannon Brady, Margaret ...

BROWN WATER IN BALLYBAY –

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9 Nov 2018 Comments Off on BROWN WATER IN BALLYBAY –
BROWN WATER IN BALLYBAY –

Councillor Coyle demands Co Council statement Peter Hughes A call was made at Monday’s meeting of Monaghan Co Council for a public statement to be made by the local authority regarding the poor quality of the domestic water supply in Ballybay Town and surrounding areas. Fianna Fáil representative Seamus Coyle secured a commitment from the Council executive in relation to the statement, but expressed anger and frustration when Cathaoirleach David Maxwell curbed a contribution he attempted to make on the issue. Councillor Coyle sought to raise the matter by reference to ...

MCELVANEY HEARING ADJOURNED

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21 Sep 2018 Comments Off on MCELVANEY HEARING ADJOURNED
MCELVANEY HEARING ADJOURNED

A hearing in Dublin on Monday involving Monaghan Independent Councillor Hughie McElvaney by the body that investigates standards in public office has been adjourned for four weeks pending a High Court challenge by his lawyers. The proceedings by SIPO followed an RTÉ Investigates programme in December 2015 in which Mr McElvaney was recorded asking for £10,000 in sterling to support a wind …

AND THEN THERE WERE FOUR!

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21 Sep 2018 Comments Off on AND THEN THERE WERE FOUR!
AND THEN THERE WERE FOUR!

GREENFIELD FOODS SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINALS JOHN GRAHAM Just four teams remain in the hunt for the biggest prize Monaghan sport has to offer. The Duffy Cup will winter in either Ballybay, Clontibret, Magheracloone or in its current habitat of Scotstown. Here we preview this weekend’s SFC semi-finals. SCOTSTOWN V MAGHERACLOONE: Scotstown are looking for a fourth senior football championship title in a row and in those five appearances since 2013 they have won the title on four occasions. For their part, Magheracloone last won the senior football championship title in ...

BALLYBAY CRÈCHE REMAINS CLOSED FOLLOWING ‘E. COLI’ OUTBREAK

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1 Jun 2018 Comments Off on BALLYBAY CRÈCHE REMAINS CLOSED FOLLOWING ‘E. COLI’ OUTBREAK
BALLYBAY CRÈCHE REMAINS CLOSED FOLLOWING ‘E. COLI’ OUTBREAK

BUT H.S.E. CONFIRMS THAT NO CASES NEEDED HOSPITALISATION Health Service Executive (HSE) confirmed this week that it is continuing to investigate a number of linked cases of VTEC (“E. coli”) infection that were dectected at Ballybay Community Crèche last week. Significantly, it confirms that none of the cases recorded has been serious enough to require hospitalisation. The following update on the situation, which was reported in last week’s Northern Standard, was received from a HSE spokesperson on Tuesday of this week. “Since the outbreak was declared on the 23rd May 2018, ...

BALLYBAY COMMUNITY CRÈCHE CLOSED AFTER DETECTION OF E. COLI

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25 May 2018 Comments Off on BALLYBAY COMMUNITY CRÈCHE CLOSED AFTER DETECTION OF E. COLI
BALLYBAY COMMUNITY CRÈCHE CLOSED AFTER DETECTION OF E. COLI

• Michael McDonnell THE NORTHERN STANDARD received confirmation from the HSE yesterday afternoon that Ballybay Community Crèche was closed earlier in the day after a “number of linked cases of VTEC infection” — a form of what is commonly termed E. coli had been detected at the facility. The crèche will remain closed pending screening of all children and staff for possible VTEC (the short for verotoxigenic E. coli) infection, and the HSE has also confirmed that the closure was put in place….