Articles in the Emyvale Category

MCPA DETECTED IN EMYVALE AND GLASLOUGH DRINKING WATER

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28 Aug 2020 Comments Off on MCPA DETECTED IN EMYVALE AND GLASLOUGH DRINKING WATER
MCPA DETECTED IN EMYVALE AND GLASLOUGH DRINKING WATER

Exceedances for the pesticide MCPA have been detected in the public drinking water supplies in two different areas of Monaghan, Irish Water stated this week. MCPA is a commonly used herbicide present in many products used to control thistles, docks and rushes. Following routine sampling of drinking water supplies the exceedances were recorded in the Emyvale and Glaslough public water schemes that are supplied from the Glaslough Tyholland Group Water Scheme. Irish Water said it was working in partnership with a range of organisations involved in the National Pesticides and ...

ROAD ACCIDENT IN EMYVALE

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14 Aug 2020 Comments Off on ROAD ACCIDENT IN EMYVALE
ROAD ACCIDENT IN EMYVALE

The N2 Dublin to Derry Road was blocked for almost two hours following a three car collision in the main street of Emyvale close to the bridge last Thursday. It’s believed none of those involved received serious injuries but an ambulance was called to the scene. Gardaí redirected traffic that included many heavy goods vehicles travelling in both directions while an investigation was carried out. The cars involved which did not have local registration plates were later removed from the scene and the road was re-opened.

SEATING AT EMY LAKE

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13 Aug 2020 Comments Off on SEATING AT EMY LAKE
SEATING AT EMY LAKE

The McKenna (Charlie) family from Emy with the seat they have sponsored at the EmyLake Walkway. From left – John Sherry (DDA CHairman); Jim McCluskey, Siobhan O’Brien, Pat McKenna, Eamonn McKenna, Seamus McAree, and seated is Nancy McCluskey, nee McKenna. Pic: Peadar McMahon

EMY LAKE GATES OPEN

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17 Jul 2020 Comments Off on EMY LAKE GATES OPEN
EMY LAKE GATES OPEN

Another stage in the ongoing development work by Donagh Development Association at Emy Lake has been completed and the official opening of the New Gates at the Car Park area was carried out on Saturday, July 11th at 10.00am. At the event the Keys of the New Gate were presented by Gerald Kelly of GK Steelworks, to Francie Watterson, who has been the contractor for the recent developments of the Beach and the walls and pillars at the gateway. He in turn presented the Keys to Chairman of the DDA, ...

EMY LAKE BEACH

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5 Jun 2020 Comments Off on EMY LAKE BEACH
EMY LAKE BEACH

The development work at the Emy Lake Walkway is almost completed but the Walkway opened again for the public on Sunday morning, May 25th. There have been many words of compliment issued by users, who are very happy with the developments and expressed their thanks to the Donagh Development Association Committee. The work was carried out by Wattersons and they must also be complimented for the quality of their work and the speed with which they completed the job. The Entrance at the Car Park has a new look with ...

DEVELOPMENTS AT EMY LAKE

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22 May 2020 Comments Off on DEVELOPMENTS AT EMY LAKE
DEVELOPMENTS AT EMY LAKE

Donagh Development Association Ltd were tasked with the project of providing a Walkway around Emy Lake and this energetic committee overcame a number of obstacles and applied themselves to the job, raising money through various events and the Walkway was completed. Huge numbers are using the facility and not just from the immediate countryside but also from neighbouring counties as well. All are delighted to have such an amenity and praise the committee for the excellent manner in which they maintain the walkway for the benefit of the people. However ...

EMYVALE MAN’S PART IN PRODUCING CORONAVIRUS SWAB TESTS FOR US MARKET

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14 May 2020 Comments Off on EMYVALE MAN’S PART IN PRODUCING CORONAVIRUS SWAB TESTS FOR US MARKET
EMYVALE MAN’S PART IN PRODUCING CORONAVIRUS SWAB TESTS FOR US MARKET

Michael Fisher A Monaghan man based in California is playing a leading role in a company that has helped to develop swabs for carrying out tests for coronavirus. In the space of two weeks, Emyvale native Finbarr Watterson helped his start-up company Origin switch production from 3D printers to Covid-19 test kits. With restrictions in place across the world designed to limit the spread of the virus, many businesses decided to pitch in along with academics to examine how they could help in the fight. Origin was founded in 2015 ...

GYPROC CONTINUE TO MONITOR MAGHERACLOONE MINING OPERATIONS

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15 Apr 2020 Comments Off on GYPROC CONTINUE TO MONITOR MAGHERACLOONE MINING OPERATIONS

By Veronica Corr “Gyproc are maintaining the surveys in place that monitor the lands and roads in areas that relate to their mining workings,” a letter from Pat McEnaney, Community Liaison Officer with Gyproc, wrote to Monaghan County Councillor Colm Carthy on April 9. The correspondence continued by stating that the Covid-19 pandemic would not distract from this process. In addition to monitoring, the R179 (in the Magheracloone area) would also be prepared for the installation of extensometers, which would see the level of monitoring under that ...

MONAGHAN FARMER BAGS €28,000 ON WINNING STREAK

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6 Dec 2019 Comments Off on MONAGHAN FARMER BAGS €28,000 ON WINNING STREAK
MONAGHAN FARMER BAGS €28,000 ON WINNING STREAK

A farmer from Emyvale won a cool €28,000 when he appeared on the National Lottery television game show Winning Streak on Saturday just a few weeks before he is due to become a father. Paul McCarron from Tullyard was delighted with his haul in cash from the RTÉ One show. A week ago a near neighbour from Tydavnet won €53,000 after qualifying to spin the wheel. Getting on Winning Streak is just the latest in a line of milestones happening for Paul, who will become a dad early in the ...

FIRE DESTROYS EMYVALE GARDA STATION

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2 Nov 2019 Comments Off on FIRE DESTROYS EMYVALE GARDA STATION
FIRE DESTROYS EMYVALE GARDA STATION

Michael Fisher The Garda Commissioner Drew Harris is to be asked to reinstate Emyvale Garda Station and review its opening hours when he comes to Monaghan in the near future. The small bungalow-style Garda station which opens only during the day on a part-time basis was extensively damaged in a fire early on Monday morning. No Gardaí were working there at the time. Gardaí and the fire service attended the scene of the fire, which was reported at around 5.30am. An examination of the scene was carried out by the ...