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CLONTIBRET SOCIAL CLUB CHRISTMAS PARTY

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7 Dec 2017 Comments Off on CLONTIBRET SOCIAL CLUB CHRISTMAS PARTY
CLONTIBRET SOCIAL CLUB CHRISTMAS PARTY

RENEWED APPEAL FOR INFORMATION ON CLONTIBRET ‘HIT AND RUN’ DEATH

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23 Jun 2017 Comments Off on RENEWED APPEAL FOR INFORMATION ON CLONTIBRET ‘HIT AND RUN’ DEATH
RENEWED APPEAL FOR INFORMATION ON CLONTIBRET ‘HIT AND RUN’ DEATH

TRAGIC DEATH OF FINTAN TRAYNOR (20) RECALLED SIX YEARS ON GARDAI have made a fresh appeal to the public for information regarding the tragic death of a 20-year-old man in a ‘hit and run’ incident in Clontibret, as the sixth anniversary of the incident approaches. In the early hours of Sunday 26th June 2011, Fintan Traynor was walking home after a night out in Castleblayney when he was struck by a vehicle and fatally injured close to his home at Lemgare, Clontibret. In a posting on their Cavan Monaghan Garda Division ...

CLONTIBRET SOCIAL CLUB PRESENTATION TO LEUKAEMIA TRUST

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12 Jan 2017 Comments Off on CLONTIBRET SOCIAL CLUB PRESENTATION TO LEUKAEMIA TRUST

At the presentation of a cheque for €500 for the Bone Marrow for Leukaemia Trust at St James’s Hospital, are some of the commitee members of the Clontibret Social Club, who made the presentation from the proceeds of their gatherings during the past year. They are pictured making the presentation to Patrica Duffy, who is accepting the cheque on behalf of the Bone Marrow of Leukaemia Trust. In the photo are (L-R) Eilish Evans, Jennifer Duffy, Robert Kidney, Patrica Duffy, Ann McEneaney, Yvonne Creavan, Geraldine McSkeane and Robert Patterson. ©Rory ...

CANADIAN GROUP VISIT CLONTIBRET WILDLIFE CENTRE

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29 Jul 2016 Comments Off on CANADIAN GROUP VISIT CLONTIBRET WILDLIFE CENTRE
CANADIAN GROUP VISIT CLONTIBRET WILDLIFE CENTRE

P J O’Hanlon, Cathaoirleach of Monaghan Co Council, and Peadar Morgan of the Clontibret Wildlife Centre are pictured with a group of Canadian visitors from Peterborough, Ontario who visited the Clontibret facility yesterday, Wednesday as part of their current tour of Ireland. The group, who were greeted on arrival by two pipers from the local O’Neill Pipe Band, expressed delight at the attractions of the wildlife centre and spoke in glowing terms of their time in Co Monaghan, where they based themselves at the Four Seasons Hotel. The Co Council Cathaoirleach welcomed ...

CLONTIBRET GOLD DREAM PERSISTS AS CONROY ANNOUNCE NEW ZONES FIND

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21 Jul 2016 Comments Off on CLONTIBRET GOLD DREAM PERSISTS AS CONROY ANNOUNCE NEW ZONES FIND
CLONTIBRET GOLD DREAM PERSISTS AS CONROY ANNOUNCE NEW ZONES FIND

The long cherished dream of gold being profitably uncovered in the hills of Clontibret has been further field by an announcement this week from Conroy Gold and Natural Resources plc. The gold exploration and development company, which is focused on Ireland and Finland, stated that four new gold zones had been intersected in a drilling programme on its Glenish gold target in Ireland. A statement from the company read: “The drilling results, together with previous channel sampling in the area which had proved 1.3 metres grading 9.4 ...

TICKETS FOR FUNDRAISING DANCE IN AID OF CLONTIBRET FAMILY SELLING WELL

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8 Jan 2016 Comments Off on TICKETS FOR FUNDRAISING DANCE IN AID OF CLONTIBRET FAMILY SELLING WELL
TICKETS FOR FUNDRAISING DANCE  IN AID OF CLONTIBRET FAMILY SELLING  WELL

By Cianna McNally Tickets are selling well for a fundraising dance that is set to take place early next month in support of five-year-old twins with severe health challenges. Maeve and Francis McCabe from Avelreagh, Clontibret are the only children of Kevin and Kate and were born in July 2010. Francis was born with a very rare lung condition and is the only person in Ireland to suffer from it. He has to be 100% tube fed, needs oxygen and has a serious low blood sugar condition that can require immediate hospitalisation. ...

TEN-MONTH PRISON SENTENCE FOR MAN WHO FRAUDULENTLY TRIED TO OBTAIN €32,000 GRANT

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8 Oct 2015 Comments Off on TEN-MONTH PRISON SENTENCE FOR MAN WHO FRAUDULENTLY TRIED TO OBTAIN €32,000 GRANT

A 35-YEAR-OLD man who admitted trying to defraud the Department of Agriculture into paying him almost €32,000 in grants for a shed built on his lands — by submitting totally fabricated or altered invoices from contractors and suppliers, amounting to over €60,000 in total — was given a 10-month prison sentence at Monaghan District Court on Monday last. Michael McGinnity of 91 Fergort Road, Derrynoose, Keady, Co Armagh pleaded guilty to two charges of using a false instrument at the office of the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food at The ...

CHAMPIONS SURVIVE A FRIGHT

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28 Aug 2015 Comments Off on CHAMPIONS SURVIVE A FRIGHT
CHAMPIONS SURVIVE A FRIGHT

Clontibret 2-09 Magheracloone 0-11 By JOHN GRAHAM REIGNING champions Clontibret made a winning start to the defence of their senior football championship title when they got over the challenge of Magheracloone by four points but it was a contest that was in the balance until the late stages. It was a game too that saw Conor McManus pick up an ankle injury after just ten minutes and while he did carry on until half time he was in some trouble and was substituted for the second half but did return to the action later. It ...

NEW GOLD ZONE DISCOVERED AT CLONTIBRET

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26 Mar 2015 Comments Off on NEW GOLD ZONE DISCOVERED AT CLONTIBRET

  Exploration company Conroy Gold and Natural Resources announced this week that it had discovered a previously unknown zone of the mineralised precious metal during its operations in the Clontibret area of Co Monaghan. Further evidence of high-grade gold deposits discovered at its Clontibret drilling site was detailed in a statement by the company to the stock exchange. Conroy Gold said initial results of its in-fill drilling programme uncovered grades of just over 25 grammes per tonne of gold over 2.5 metres and 22.37 grammes per tonne of gold over 1 metre. Company Chairman ...

CONCERN AS “CREEPER BURGLARY”  VEHICLE THEFTS CONTINUE

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21 Nov 2014 Comments Off on CONCERN AS “CREEPER BURGLARY”  VEHICLE THEFTS CONTINUE

By Cianna McNally Public concern is growing at the continuing incidence of “creeper burglary car thefts,” as another spate of such robberies took place over the last week. In what appears to be a highly organised criminal enterprise, six relatively high value vehicles were taken from outside homes in the Clontibret, Castleblayney and Carrickmacross areas between last Friday and yesterday, Wednesday morning. As reported in last week’s Northern Standard, gardai are also investigating the thefts of four vehicles that occurred over the last month in the Cootehill and Ballybay areas. In what have been described ...