Articles in the Carrickmacross Category

SOCCER LEGEND ALDRIDGE CAPTIVATES INVER PUPILS

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24 Feb 2024 Comments Off on SOCCER LEGEND ALDRIDGE CAPTIVATES INVER PUPILS
SOCCER LEGEND ALDRIDGE CAPTIVATES INVER PUPILS

By Colm Shalvey Inver College in Carrickmacross was a hive of activity on Monday as they gave a big welcome to former Republic of Ireland striker John Aldridge. Inver College Principal Ms. Sinéad McColgan hailed a nearperfect attendance record after the mid-term break as the students and staff offered céad mile fáilte to Aldridge, who won 69 caps for the Boys in Green under Jack Charlton, scoring 19 goals, which still sees him share fourth place on the list of alltime top scorers for the national team. Junior-cycle students applauded ...

ANOTHER YOUNG LIFE LOST ON CO MONAGHAN’S ROADS

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25 Sep 2023 Comments Off on ANOTHER YOUNG LIFE LOST ON CO MONAGHAN’S ROADS

A 17-year-old male was killed in a single-vehicle road traffic accident at Carrickaderry, Clontibret around 1.30 am yesterday, Wednesday September 20. The victim was the driver of the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to the mortuary at Monaghan Hospital. A post mortem is due to take place. The accident location, on a stretch of the old N2, was closed off yesterday to facilitate a technical examination by the Gardaí. Diversions were in place. Monaghan Gardaí requested anyone who might have witnessed the ...

MINISTER ACCUSED OF “POLITICALLY MOTIVATED DISCRIMINATION” ON N2 PROJECTS

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26 May 2023 Comments Off on MINISTER ACCUSED OF “POLITICALLY MOTIVATED DISCRIMINATION” ON N2 PROJECTS
MINISTER ACCUSED OF “POLITICALLY MOTIVATED DISCRIMINATION” ON N2 PROJECTS

Cavan/Monaghan Sinn Féin TD Matt Carthy has accused Transport Minister and Green Party leader Eamon Ryan TD of “politically motivated discrimination against Co Monaghan” over the failure of major road improvement schemes on the N2 to secure adequate funding in order to progress. Deputy Carthy this week said that Minister Ryan has removed funding for projects that were prioritised in the National Development Plan and diverted it to projects that were not. “Only a political intervention from Minister Ryan’s coalition partners can ensure that these road projects are advanced,” he ...

GROUND BROKEN ON C:TEK II CO-WORKING ENTERPRISE HUB AS MINISTER HUMPHREYS VISITS CARRICKMACROSS

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26 May 2023 Comments Off on GROUND BROKEN ON C:TEK II CO-WORKING ENTERPRISE HUB AS MINISTER HUMPHREYS VISITS CARRICKMACROSS
GROUND BROKEN ON C:TEK II CO-WORKING ENTERPRISE HUB AS MINISTER HUMPHREYS VISITS CARRICKMACROSS

By Veronica Corr On Monday morning, Minister Heather Humphreys said that turning the sod on C:TEK II Co-working Enterprise Hub on the Convent Lands, Carrickmacross, was “a great way to start the week”. Speaking in the Civic Offices before leading the delegation to the nearby site on foot, she said: “I know that all the Councillors in the Municipal District are proud of this further achievement for the area, but there is one man I have to mention, because God knows he did break me heart – and that’s PJ ...

FORMER TAOISEACH BERTIE AHERN
ADDRESSES CAPACITY CROWD AT
25th ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION
OF THE GOOD FRIDAY AGREEMENT

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24 Mar 2023 Comments Off on FORMER TAOISEACH BERTIE AHERN
ADDRESSES CAPACITY CROWD AT
25th ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION
OF THE GOOD FRIDAY AGREEMENT
FORMER TAOISEACH BERTIE AHERN<br>ADDRESSES CAPACITY CROWD AT<br>25th ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION<br>OF THE GOOD FRIDAY AGREEMENT

By Veronica Corr Former Taoiseach and Fianna Fáil leader Bertie Ahern received a rousing welcome from a packed function room on Monday night in The Shirley Arms Hotel, Carrickmacross. He was there at the invitation of Dr. Rory O’Hanlon and South Monaghan Fianna Fáil, but it was a public event and people from different traditions, with no political affiliations, were welcomed too. This was not a party political broadcast. Rather it was a commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement, which ushered in a new era of ...

CARRICK ROVERS ENDORSED AS AN OFFICIAL FAI PLAYER DEVELOPMENT CENTRE AS IRELAND INTERNATIONAL SOCCER MANAGER AND TWO MINISTERS VISIT NEW PITCHES

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9 Sep 2022 Comments Off on CARRICK ROVERS ENDORSED AS AN OFFICIAL FAI PLAYER DEVELOPMENT CENTRE AS IRELAND INTERNATIONAL SOCCER MANAGER AND TWO MINISTERS VISIT NEW PITCHES
CARRICK ROVERS ENDORSED AS AN OFFICIAL FAI PLAYER DEVELOPMENT CENTRE AS IRELAND INTERNATIONAL SOCCER MANAGER AND TWO MINISTERS VISIT NEW PITCHES

By Veronica Corr Monday was a big day for Carrick Rovers, as the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) rolled into town, to give the club its official seal of approval, the ‘FAI Club Mark 1 Star Award’, recognising Carrick Rovers as a Player Development Centre. Minister for Sport Catherine Martin visited her hometown for the event and she was accompanied by her husband Deputy Francis Noel Duffy, whom Carrick Rovers’ Chairperson David McSharry credited with having painted the original club crest. County native, Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather ...

MALE REMANDED IN CUSTODY FOLLOWING INCIDENT AT CARRICK SERVICE STATION

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21 Jul 2022 Comments Off on MALE REMANDED IN CUSTODY FOLLOWING INCIDENT AT CARRICK SERVICE STATION
MALE REMANDED IN CUSTODY FOLLOWING INCIDENT AT CARRICK SERVICE STATION

By Veronica Corr Gardaí have confirmed that a male was remanded in custody to Cloverhill Prison until July 25th at Monday’s sitting of Carrickmacross District Court in Monaghan Courthouse. The defendant was before the court on charges of criminal damage arising from an incident at Cloughvalley Stores at approximately 5am on Sunday morning. The man was arrested at the scene and subsequently charged with a number of criminal damage offences including damaging fuel pumps in the forecourt, the shop front and a vehicle with a teleporter, during the incident. It is ...

COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINICS BEING HELD IN MONAGHAN AND CARRICK

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17 Jun 2022 Comments Off on COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINICS BEING HELD IN MONAGHAN AND CARRICK
COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINICS BEING HELD IN MONAGHAN AND CARRICK

Two pop-up Covid-19 vaccination clinics will be held in Carrickmacross and Monaghan Town this week. The first clinic will be held in Carrickmacross Primary Care Centre on the Oriel Road today, Thursday June 16 from 2-5 pm. Those aged 12 years and over may avail of Dose 1, Dose 2 and booster vaccines while those who are 65 who are eligible for their second booster may also attend. Walk-ins are welcome. The second pop-up clinic will be held at Monaghan Primary Care Centre, St Davnet’s Campus, Monaghan tomorrow, Friday June ...

MINISTER CONGRATULATES NORTHERN STANDARD JOURNALIST ON RETIREMENT

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29 Apr 2022 Comments Off on MINISTER CONGRATULATES NORTHERN STANDARD JOURNALIST ON RETIREMENT
MINISTER CONGRATULATES NORTHERN STANDARD JOURNALIST ON RETIREMENT

After more than seven years working as a reporter for The Northern Standard, Tydavnetbased Michael Fisher has announced his retirement from the paper. He has been covering the Ballybay/Clones Municipal District since his appointment to the staff in 2018. Previously Michael worked for the Standard as a freelance and spent some time covering the Carrickmacross/Castleblayney area. He has also reported on the Monaghan Municipal District area. Although he has reported expertly and with insight on a wide range of stories, Michael has perhaps been mostly closely identified during his time ...

“Transforming Data to Drive Growth” –

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31 Mar 2022 Comments Off on “Transforming Data to Drive Growth” –

April 13th 2022 – Nuremore Hotel, Carrickmacross  Whether you are in the construction, engineering, services, or agri-food business, you need to innovate to support productivity, drive growth and sustain employment. On Wednesday 13th April in the Nuremore Hotel, Carrickmacross you can find out how you can use your company’s data to transform your business and drive growth. Local firms will demonstrate how their engagement with the Data Value Hub helped them transform their businesses by applying data analytics, artificial intelligence and technical upskilling to drive innovation, productivity and efficiencies. Companies that adopt technology ...