Articles in the Contibret Category

MONAGHAN CHAMPIONS CLONTIBRET LEAVE MOURNEMEN MONE(ING)

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23 Oct 2014 Comments Off on MONAGHAN CHAMPIONS CLONTIBRET LEAVE MOURNEMEN MONE(ING)

Last Sunday Newry’s landscape became a dreamscape for Clontibret O’Neills. The headquarters of Down football was the scene of one of Monaghan club football’s finest hours. by KEVIN CARNEY When the dust had settled on an hour’s football that will be forever etched into the annals of Monaghan GAA, Clontibret team-manager Dominic Corrigan couldn’t praise his troops enough. The former Fermanagh star delighted in explaining to the Northern Standard that the Monaghan standard bearers tore up the script. Pointedly, he also felt that the Down champions maybe went into the game too cocky: “I don’t think ...

CLONTIBRET CELEBRATE COMEBACK

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23 Oct 2014 Comments Off on CLONTIBRET CELEBRATE COMEBACK

Clontibret 1-09 Kilco 0-11 By JOHN GRAHAM Clontibret overcame all the odds to book their place in the quarter-final of the Ulster Club Senior Football Championship when they struck for an injury time goal to snatch a late dramatic victory over Down champions Kilcoo in Pairc Esler, Newry, on Sunday afternoon last. They overcame in particular the handicap of having to play three quarters of the game with 14 players after Paul McGuigan was sent off in the 13th minute of the first half but they compensated for that numerical disadvantage with an ...

ELEANOR TO BE MONAGHAN’S FIRST TRALEE ROSE!

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7 Jun 2013 Comments Off on ELEANOR TO BE MONAGHAN’S FIRST TRALEE ROSE!
ELEANOR TO BE MONAGHAN’S FIRST TRALEE ROSE!

By Cianna McNally History was made last weekend when Clontibret girl Eleanor McQuaid became the first ever Monaghan Rose to be selected for Tralee in August. The 24-year-old was chosen to go through to the Dome at the Regional Finals of the Rose of Tralee which took place in the Portlaoise Heritage Hotel last weekend. Although there have been contestants hailing from the county in the international festival before they all represented Ulster, not Monaghan itself. The last Monaghan girl to get through to Tralee was the late ...

FLYING HIGH

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24 May 2013 Comments Off on FLYING HIGH
FLYING HIGH

FLYING HIGH: Pictured is Clontibret lady Siobhan Hartigan in mid-flight during a skydive she completed last weekend to raise funds for the Peamount Hospital, Dublin  . Siobhan, who suffers from Multiple Sclerosis and has been resident in the hospital since 2000, jumped from 13,000ft last Sunday accompanied by two nieces and two nephews. “Everyone enjoyed the experience. We all had great supporters in attendance, clients from Peamount Hospital, and loads of family and friends. A big big thank you to each and every one for making the journey,” Siobhan told the ...

CLONTIBRET’S ELEANOR CHOSEN AS MONAGHAN ROSE

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26 Apr 2013 Comments Off on CLONTIBRET’S ELEANOR CHOSEN AS MONAGHAN ROSE

Newly crowned Monaghan Rose Eleanor McQuaid has vowed to represent the county to the best of her ability. The 24-year-old physiotherapist from Clontibret, who was selected for the role last Saturday night, 20th April in the Glencarn Hotel, Castleblayney, told the Northern Standard that she reacted with “shock, disbelief and elation” when her name was called out. “Given the beautiful and talented group of young women who entered this year’s competition, I found it very difficult to believe that I had won! I immediately got that sudden feeling where your heart ...

SETBACK FOR CLONTIBRET-BORDER ROAD UPGRADE AS A5 PROJECT SUFFERS LEGAL BLOW

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18 Apr 2013 Comments Off on SETBACK FOR CLONTIBRET-BORDER ROAD UPGRADE AS A5 PROJECT SUFFERS LEGAL BLOW

Implications for the future of the controversial N2 Clontibret to the Border road scheme were being examined this week following a Northern Ireland High Court ruling which will result in what has been described as “a substantial delay” to the development of the £330 million A5 dual carriageway project planned between Derry and Aughnacloy. A ruling delivered by Mr Justice Stephens found in favour of the Alternative A5 Alliance lobby group who had challenged through a judicial review the decision of North Minister for Roads Danny Kennedy to proceed ...

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE?

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5 Apr 2013 Comments Off on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE?

CONROY HOPES TO EXTRACT GOLD WORTH €700M IN CLONTIBRET

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30 Nov 2012 Comments Off on CONROY HOPES TO EXTRACT GOLD WORTH €700M IN CLONTIBRET

CONROY Gold and Natural Resources, the company seeking to recover up to 15 million ounces of gold along a 30-mile stretch in Cavan, Monaghan and Armagh, is seeking to raise substantial funding for a pilot mine it intends to initiate in the Clontibret area. Company chairperson Richard Conroy said the first mine would be in Clontibret, for which it was hoping to raise €60 million to fund the first 20% of that area. He stated that the Clontibret mine could yield up to 600,000 ounces, with the objective ...

NATIONAL IMPORTANCE OF BORDER ROAD ROUTE STRESSED BY MANAGER

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23 Nov 2012 Comments Off on NATIONAL IMPORTANCE OF BORDER ROAD ROUTE STRESSED BY MANAGER
NATIONAL IMPORTANCE OF BORDER ROAD ROUTE STRESSED BY MANAGER

“This is an example of Co Monaghan operating on a national scale for the good of this country and the island as a whole,” stated Acting Co Manager David Fallon at Monday’s meeting of Monaghan Co Council when stressing the strategic importance of the N2 Clontibret to the Border road scheme. Debate on the project, which is facing a body of organised opposition in the North Monaghan area in the form of the Don’t Bypass The Bypass campaign group, was initiated at the meeting – held to consider submissions ...

CLONTIBRET SYNDICATE CASH IN

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16 Nov 2012 Comments Off on CLONTIBRET SYNDICATE CASH IN
CLONTIBRET SYNDICATE CASH IN

The Champagne flowed at National Lottery offices on Friday last, 9th November as the syndicate from Treanor Stone-Tec in Clontibret picked up a cheque for €226,567 – their prize for matching five numbers and one Lucky Star in the EuroMillions draw on Friday, 2nd November. The 22 member syndicate group includes company directors, production, and administration staff, ranging in age from 25 – 60 years old. As previously reported, they will share the win equally with each member taking home €10,298.50. The group has been playing EuroMillions together ...