Articles in the Carrickmacross Category

COULD LOUGH FEA BE THE ROSSMORE PARK OF SOUTH MONAGHAN?

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16 Apr 2021 No Comment
COULD LOUGH FEA BE THE ROSSMORE PARK OF SOUTH MONAGHAN?

Call on Co Council to explore possibility of Shirley estate development as public amenity Sinn Féin local public representative Colm Cathy has called on Monaghan Co Council to explore whether the Lough Fea estate in South Monaghan, closely associated with the Shirley family, could be developed as a public amenity. Councillor Carthy, the current Cathaoirleach of the Council, after praising the recent development work which had taken place under the aegis of the local authority at Rossmore Forest Park in Monaghan Town, asked at Monday’s Council meeting if there had ever ...

MONAGHAN POULTRY PRODUCERS EXTEND HELPING HAND TO CAMBODIAN CHILDREN

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9 Apr 2021 No Comment
MONAGHAN POULTRY PRODUCERS EXTEND HELPING HAND TO CAMBODIAN CHILDREN

Poultry producers from Co Monaghan have joined with colleagues in counties Cavan, Louth and Meath to provide major support for a project in Cambodia which is providing a lifeline to local children. Through the An Sicín Coop, the poultry men are aiding a chicken rearing project established at a Cambodian school. Co-op Chairman Pat Mc- Cormick became aware of the school-based project after hearing a podcast of an interview on Northern Sound radio. Carrickmacross-based retired teachers Dave Phelan and his wife Niamh Boylan have been teaching teachers for over three ...

FUNDING BREAKTHROUGH FOR CARRICK GROUP HOME – FACILITY SCHEDULED TO OPEN LATER THIS YEAR, CO COUNCIL TOLD

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13 Feb 2021 Comments Off on FUNDING BREAKTHROUGH FOR CARRICK GROUP HOME – FACILITY SCHEDULED TO OPEN LATER THIS YEAR, CO COUNCIL TOLD
FUNDING BREAKTHROUGH FOR CARRICK GROUP HOME – FACILITY SCHEDULED TO OPEN LATER THIS YEAR, CO COUNCIL TOLD

Funding of €600,000 provided to the HSE’s Disability Services will be used to bring about the opening of the Bothar Oirialla Group Home in Carrickmacross later this year, the members of Monaghan Co Council were informed on Monday. Correspondence forwarded to the Council from Cavan/Monaghan Fianna Fáil Senator Robbie Gallagher from the HSE indicated that Disability Services in the CHO or Community Healthcare Organisation 1 region, which includes Co Monaghan, would be “progressing the necessary requirements and arrangements to have the Bothar Oirialla Group Home operational in the latter half ...

SENATOR GALLAGHER RECEIVES CONFIRMATION GROUP HOME WILL OPEN IN LATTER PART OF 2021

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29 Jan 2021 Comments Off on SENATOR GALLAGHER RECEIVES CONFIRMATION GROUP HOME WILL OPEN IN LATTER PART OF 2021
SENATOR GALLAGHER RECEIVES CONFIRMATION GROUP HOME WILL OPEN IN LATTER PART OF 2021

The following statement was received from Senator Robbie Gallagher: Senator Robbie Gallagher has received confirmation that the Bothar Oirialla Group Home in Carrickmacross for persons with a disability will open in the latter half of this year. Senator Gallagher, who has been in constant contact with the HSE and Minister Anne Rabbitte, Minister of State for Disability, says that he has been advised by John Hayes, Chief Officer CH01, that: “CH01 Disability Services has received €600,000 in its 2021 funding budget allocation to progress additional residential service and this funding ...

OBJECTIONS LODGED TO PROPOSED CREMATORIUM IN BROOMFIELD

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16 Oct 2020 Comments Off on OBJECTIONS LODGED TO PROPOSED CREMATORIUM IN BROOMFIELD
OBJECTIONS LODGED TO PROPOSED CREMATORIUM IN BROOMFIELD

Michael Fisher Objections have been lodged to a plan to build a human crematorium on a greenfield site near Broomfield. The proposed building which would be the first of its type in Co. Monaghan would be on a four acre site adjacent to an already approved pet crematorium at Aghnafarcan. That application was made in July last year by Olive Cunningham and granted permission with certain conditions on 12th November 2019 by Monaghan County Council. Last month a site notice was erected stating that the same applicant was seeking permission ...

MAJOR FIRE AT VALLEY FILTERS CARRICKMACROSS

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10 Jul 2020 Comments Off on MAJOR FIRE AT VALLEY FILTERS CARRICKMACROSS
MAJOR FIRE AT VALLEY FILTERS CARRICKMACROSS

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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 ...

CARRICKMACROSS STREET FESTIVAL CANCELLED

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15 Apr 2020 Comments Off on CARRICKMACROSS STREET FESTIVAL CANCELLED
CARRICKMACROSS STREET FESTIVAL CANCELLED

By Veronica Corr Many people from Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan and the region in general will be disappointed to learn that Carrickmacross Street Festival, (which ironically came about as the result of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade being cancelled in 2001 during the Foot and Mouth outbreak), will not take place because of ongoing efforts to contain the COVID-19. In a statement this week, Chairperson David Maggs wrote that the festival committee were sincerely disappointed to have to announce their decision to cancel the June Bank Holiday event for 2020. The reasons ...

THREE FAMILIES FROM NORTH EAST FEATURE IN WORLD DOWN SYNDROME DAY VIDEO

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12 Mar 2020 Comments Off on THREE FAMILIES FROM NORTH EAST FEATURE IN WORLD DOWN SYNDROME DAY VIDEO
THREE FAMILIES FROM NORTH EAST FEATURE IN WORLD DOWN SYNDROME DAY VIDEO

By Veronica Corr World Down Syndrome Day takes place on March 21st and to celebrate the wonderful children who have this condition, three organisations, Triona’s Tots, the Down Syndrome Centre and Team 21 Tots, came together to create a video which features some families from the North East, including local Annemarie Cassidy and her family, who are involved with the Down Syndrome Centre North East (DSCNE), based in Carrickmacross. Annemarie, her husband Paul and their four children Orlaith, Shane, Liam and Caolán (who celebrated his third birthday on Sunday) are featured ...

MAJOR CHRISTMAS PRESENT FOR CARRICKMACROSS

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19 Dec 2019 Comments Off on MAJOR CHRISTMAS PRESENT FOR CARRICKMACROSS
MAJOR CHRISTMAS PRESENT FOR CARRICKMACROSS

GROUND RENTS LAW CHANGED AFTER CAMPAIGN BY BUSINESSES DOCUMENTARY MAKER PRAISED FOR HIS WORK Michael Fisher Monaghan made its mark at Leinster House last Thursday when three local Oireachtas members from Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin joined to pass legislation that will help resolve a problem over historic ground rents for some businesses in Carrickmacross and other parts of the country. Fianna Fáil Senator Robbie Gallagher said the passing of his Private Member’s Bill, entitled the Landlord and Tenant (Ground Rents) (Amendment) Bill 2017, will resolve a long-standing tenancy ...