Articles in the Cootehill Category

EDUCATION MINISTER NORMA FOLEY VISITS NEW HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL BUILDING IN COOTEHILL

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25 Jun 2021 Comments Off on EDUCATION MINISTER NORMA FOLEY VISITS NEW HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL BUILDING IN COOTEHILL
EDUCATION MINISTER NORMA FOLEY VISITS NEW HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL BUILDING IN COOTEHILL

By Veronica Corr There was tremendous excitement at the new Holy Family School building in Cootehill on Thursday last, June 17th, when the Minister for Education, Norma Foley visited the facility at the request of Fianna Fáil Deputy Niamh Smyth. When asked if the visit to the school had been a highlight of her tenure in education, the former teacher said that it most certainly was and she even committed to returning for the official opening of the new school building. The school community was well represented at the informal ...

MONAGHAN CAMERA CLUB EXHIBITS IN ST AIDAN’S COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL, COOTEHILL

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12 Nov 2020 Comments Off on MONAGHAN CAMERA CLUB EXHIBITS IN ST AIDAN’S COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL, COOTEHILL
MONAGHAN CAMERA CLUB EXHIBITS IN ST AIDAN’S COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL, COOTEHILL

Monaghan camera club have loaned several of their photographs to St Aidan’s to inspire students to create their own photographic compositions. The work seen in school is creative and engages the viewer in perspectives only seen through the camera. Students are then taking their own photographs entitled ‘Me in my World’, a way of seeing ‘The smile we cannot see’ due to the masks students have to wear in school.This project is called Creative Schools and is funded by the arts council of Ireland and aims to bring creativity into the ...

COOTEHILL SCHOOL IMPOSES TEMPORARY CLOSURE AS COVID-19 MEASURE

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30 Oct 2020 Comments Off on COOTEHILL SCHOOL IMPOSES TEMPORARY CLOSURE AS COVID-19 MEASURE
COOTEHILL SCHOOL IMPOSES TEMPORARY CLOSURE AS COVID-19 MEASURE

The Holy Family School in Cootehill has announced a temporary closure until November 2 next as a Covid- 19 safety measure after a number of confirmed cases of the virus arose within the school community. The Board of Management of the school has written to parents to inform them of the decision, stating that they had a duty of care to all pupils and staff and felt that the temporary closure was the most prudent course of action. They said that eight cases had been identified in the school community, ...

STUDENT VOICE FROM ST AIDAN’S COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL

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29 Mar 2020 Comments Off on STUDENT VOICE FROM ST AIDAN’S COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL
STUDENT VOICE FROM ST AIDAN’S COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL

The creative schools team at St Aidan’s comprehensive school, Cootehill have been collecting students responses to the covid 19 virus and being off school. This project is called ‘student voice’, and is funded by the Arts Council of Ireland. The students have been sending in creative writing with the title, Covid 19, it’s past, the present and your future, they have also included any creative work they have been doing since school closed. These pieces are a sample of their contributions. Staying connected and being able to express themselves helps ...

CLEARANCE WORKS ADJACENT TO COOTEHILL CHURCH SIGNAL POSSIBLE ALDI SUPERMARKET DEVELOPMENT

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15 Nov 2019 Comments Off on CLEARANCE WORKS ADJACENT TO COOTEHILL CHURCH SIGNAL POSSIBLE ALDI SUPERMARKET DEVELOPMENT
CLEARANCE WORKS ADJACENT TO COOTEHILL CHURCH SIGNAL POSSIBLE ALDI SUPERMARKET DEVELOPMENT

• Michael McDonnell THE prospect of a new supermarket outlet in Cootehill took a very visible and tangible step forward when extensive site clearance works adjacent to St Michael’s Church at Station Road — and reaching back to the rear of properties at the north-eastern end of the main street — began last week and were continuing as we went to print. The Northern Standard has had it confirmed from reliable sources that the Aldi chain is in the process of buying a site at the location, subject to planning ...

COOTEHILL LADY CELEBRATES 100TH BIRTHDAY

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19 Apr 2019 Comments Off on COOTEHILL LADY CELEBRATES 100TH BIRTHDAY

Lily Pepper of Caldry, Cootehill celebrated her 100th Birthday at the weekend amongst her loving family at St.Joseph’s Nursing Home, Ballybay. Photo Thomas Whyte

COOTEHILL CYCLIST “LUCKY TO BE ALIVE” AFTER BEING KNOCKED FROM BIKE BY PRANKSTER

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5 Apr 2019 Comments Off on COOTEHILL CYCLIST “LUCKY TO BE ALIVE” AFTER BEING KNOCKED FROM BIKE BY PRANKSTER

DANGERS OF SOCIAL MEDIA “CHALLENGES” HIGHLIGHTED AFTER ARGOS CATALOGUE FLUNG FROM CAR Michael McDonnell What Might be seen as a harmless “prank” to some is actually viewed by those tasked with law enforcement as a very serious offence that could result in the injury or even death of the hapless victim — that was the message from Noel halton, a lifelong cycling enthusiast who was knocked off his bicycle this week when an argos catalogue was apparently thrown at him by an occupant of a passing car. Noel, a retired ESB ...

MINISTER HUMPHREYS TO LAUNCH REGIONAL ENTERPRISE PLAN IN COOTEHILL

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15 Feb 2019 Comments Off on MINISTER HUMPHREYS TO LAUNCH REGIONAL ENTERPRISE PLAN IN COOTEHILL
MINISTER HUMPHREYS TO LAUNCH REGIONAL ENTERPRISE PLAN IN COOTEHILL

The new Regional Enterprise Plan for the North East region will be launched by Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys TD in the Cootehill Enterprise and Technology Centre on Monday February 25. Minister Humphreys will be launching nine new regional enterprise plans over the coming weeks. Encouraging all local businesses and residents to attend the afternoon Cootehill event, the Cavan/Monaghan Fine Gael TD stated: “Since the Government launched our first Regional Action Plans for Jobs in early 2015, 260,000 more people are at work, with 163,500 of….

‘LOTTO’ SPECULATION THAT LUCKY €2.9M WINNER HAILS FROM COOTEHILL!

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22 Jun 2018 Comments Off on ‘LOTTO’ SPECULATION THAT LUCKY €2.9M WINNER HAILS FROM COOTEHILL!
‘LOTTO’ SPECULATION THAT LUCKY €2.9M WINNER HAILS FROM COOTEHILL!

Michael McDonnell Rumours were rife in Cootehill over the last week as to who it was from the town that allegedly picked up a lifechanging €2.9 million jackpot ticket in Swanlinbar on Tuesday of last week! But, as in most of these situations, it’s been a case of all smoke and no fire, with no prime suspect identified as the possible holder of the passport to €2,895,277 sweet ones — even though one local media outlet has insisted that the lucky lad or lady is indeed lurking in Cootehill’s environs! ...

HERE’S TO YOU, MRS ROBINSON!

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1 Dec 2017 Comments Off on HERE’S TO YOU, MRS ROBINSON!
HERE’S TO YOU, MRS ROBINSON!

COOTEHILL LADY NAMED CARER OF THE YEAR 2017 By MICHAEL McDONNELL michael@northern-standard.ie WHILE CARING for her elderly parents is a labour of love for Paula Robinson, she admits it was a great honour when she was named Ireland’s ‘Carer of the Year’ at a special ceremony in Dublin last week. The 48-year-old mother of two was among 30 family carers from across the country who were recognised and commended in this celebration of the massive contribution that those who look after their own vulnerable family members are making to society as a whole. ...