Articles in the General News Category

TONY THE PONY REUNITED WITH OWNER AFTER SPENDING A FEW HOURS IN THE CELLS!

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21 Jan 2022 No Comment
TONY THE PONY REUNITED WITH OWNER AFTER SPENDING A FEW HOURS IN THE CELLS!

By Veronica Corr On Tuesday social media lit up, with a quirky video posted by Gardaí in Carrickmacross, who apprehended a Shetland Pony on Main Street in the early hours of the morning. The chestnut stallion had apparently escaped from his paddock on the Shercock Road and made his way into town where he was playing havoc with traffic (according to the Cavan Monaghan Garda Division Facebook page). Gardaí were keen to reunite the handsome fellow with his owner, who turned out to be local man Pat Cassidy. Tony the ...

PASSING OF POPULAR MONAGHAN TOWNSMAN LEAVES MAJOR VOID IN COMMUNITY

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21 Jan 2022 No Comment
PASSING OF POPULAR MONAGHAN TOWNSMAN LEAVES MAJOR VOID IN COMMUNITY

Deep sorrow and regret across Monaghan Town and the much wider circle of his acquaintance greeted the news of the passing this week of Hugh Coyle of Latlurcan. A proud member of the Monaghan Arch Club and the Monaghan Rehab Care organisation, one of the most devoted supporters of Monaghan Harps GFC and an enthusiast of, and active participant in, all the major annual community events of Monaghan, Hugh was one of the most widely known personalities of the town of recent times and his passing at Cavan General Hospital ...

MONAGHAN MOURNS ASHLING MURPHY

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21 Jan 2022 No Comment
MONAGHAN MOURNS ASHLING MURPHY

Co Monaghan has been caught up in the spontaneous outpouring of grief, and urgent calls for action to counter violence against women, which consumed the nation following the killing of 23-year-old Irish primary school teacher Ashling Murphy on Wednesday January 12 last. A noted traditional Irish musician, Ms Murphy died after being attacked while exercising at the Grand Canal in Cappincur near Tullamore in Co Offaly and was pronounced dead at the scene from her injuries. An intensive Garda investigation of the crime was conducted in the days that followed. ...

THE SEARCH IS ON FOR MISS MONAGHAN 2022

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21 Jan 2022 No Comment
THE SEARCH IS ON FOR MISS MONAGHAN 2022

Diamonds are forever for the Miss Ireland Organisation as this year marks its 75th Jubilee of the competition with plans for the largest and most spectacular show this summer. The search has officially begun for Miss Monaghan 2022. The winner of Miss Ireland 2021, Pamela Uba (26), captured the hearts of the nation with her incredible story and has featured prominently in the Irish media with captivating interviews and also made waves internationally having appeared on TV Shows in Los Angeles, London, Johannesburg and even featured in the New York ...

EMYVALE ARTIST’S WORK TO GO ON SHOW IN DUBLIN FOR CHINESE NEW YEAR

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21 Jan 2022 No Comment
EMYVALE ARTIST’S WORK TO GO ON SHOW IN DUBLIN FOR CHINESE NEW YEAR

Michael Fisher Building Bridges is the title of a new exhibition opening in Dublin on Saturday week involving collaboration between and Irish artist, Nelius Flynn from Emyvale, and a Chinese artist, Jie Leng Chambers. She is originally from Beijing and now lives in Cork. The event is being staged as part of the celebrations for the Lunar New Year. The exhibition is intended to foster a greater understanding of Chinese and Irish culture and the connections between both countries. Both artists are endeavouring to create metaphorical bridges between these two ...

MONAGHAN JOB OPPORTUNITIES GREW BY 34% IN 2021 – FRS RECRUITMENT

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21 Jan 2022 No Comment
MONAGHAN JOB OPPORTUNITIES GREW BY 34% IN 2021 – FRS RECRUITMENT

Monaghan saw a 34% rise in the number of job opportunities offered 2021 and further growth is expected in the coming year, according to new figures released by leading Irish recruitment company, FRS Recruitment. A media release stated: The recovery in employment was felt throughout the economy last year, but Monaghan was one of the counties to experience a strong increase. Nationally FRS Recruitment saw the total number of job postings handled grow by 12%, reaching 81,528 in total for 2021. Across the economy, the rise in openings was cross ...

462 RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS CURRENTLY UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN CO MONAGHAN

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21 Jan 2022 No Comment

• Carrick has county’s highest house prices, GeoDirectory report states The latest GeoDirectory Residential Buildings Report has found that 297 new residential address points were added to the GeoDirectory database in 2021 in Monaghan, while a further 462 residential buildings were under construction in the county in Q4 2021. The report, published by GeoDirectory and prepared by EY, found that the number of new residential address points added to the GeoDirectory database nationally in 2021 fell by 17.4% compared to the previous year. In total 18,047 new address points were recorded ...

SENATOR GALLAGHER CALLS FOR RENEWED CAMPAIGN TO COMBAT COPPER THEFT AS LOCAL PHONE LINES CUT AND STRIPPED OF VALUABLE METAL

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21 Jan 2022 No Comment
SENATOR GALLAGHER CALLS FOR RENEWED CAMPAIGN TO COMBAT COPPER THEFT AS LOCAL PHONE LINES CUT AND STRIPPED OF VALUABLE METAL

Senator Robbie Gallagher has called for a new campaign to alert people of the ongoing theft of valuable metals and particularly the copper in telephone wires. Senator Gallagher was speaking after the remaining carcass of stripped wires was found dumped in Clonbarton, Drumconrath bog in North Meath. “It is possible that thieves targeting areas in Monaghan and Meath brought the stolen wires to this area in order to strip out the valuable copper wire. Theft of phone wires has serious consequences for local communities. Apart from the environmental damage done, ...

PIETA LAUNCHES SIGNS OF SUICIDE CAMPAIGN

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21 Jan 2022 No Comment
PIETA LAUNCHES SIGNS OF SUICIDE CAMPAIGN

Pieta – Ireland’s national suicide prevention charity – has partnered with Sam’s Barbers to drive awareness of their ‘Signs of suicide’ campaign. The campaign encourages people to ‘swap the small talk for the big talk’ as over half of Pieta’s clients are under 25 years old. A media release stated: Many young men have great relationships with their barbers and consider this a safe space to open up and talk freely. Pieta has, therefore, partnered with Sam’s Barbers to help reach young men in a space where are comfortable talking ...

BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD FOR MONAGHAN FOOTBALLERS

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21 Jan 2022 No Comment
BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD FOR MONAGHAN FOOTBALLERS

COLM SHALVEY Monaghan’s senior men have now drawn more than half of their last 13 competitive games, with seven of those finishing level after 70 minutes. That run goes back to just after the lengthy 2020 shutdown, which was followed by draws against Meath and Cavan. Further stalemates followed against Donegal, Tyrone and Galway in 2021, while two of the first three games of 2022 have finished level, away to Derry and Armagh. Two of those games were decided by extra-time (the loss to Cavan and the win over Galway), but ...