Articles in the Glaslough Category

SAMMY LESLIE ‘SLEEPS OUT’ FOR HOMELESSNESS

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16 Oct 2020 Comments Off on SAMMY LESLIE ‘SLEEPS OUT’ FOR HOMELESSNESS
SAMMY LESLIE ‘SLEEPS OUT’ FOR HOMELESSNESS

‘Shine a Light Night’ is a truly touching event where people come together for one night to raise vital funds and to stand in solidarity with those experiencing homelessness in Ireland today. Castle Leslie Estate’s owner Sammy Leslie is taking part this year in Focus Ireland’s ‘Shine a Light Night’ on Friday 16th October. She is joining other Irish Companies to raise muchneeded funds to support the vital work of Focus Ireland and their aim to end homelessness in Ireland. Sammy will be leaving the comfort of her home and ...

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 ...

CORONAVIRUS IMPACT WAS FACTOR IN CLOSURE OF GLASLOUGH FOOD FIRM SAYS PARENT COMPANY MD

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28 Aug 2020 Comments Off on CORONAVIRUS IMPACT WAS FACTOR IN CLOSURE OF GLASLOUGH FOOD FIRM SAYS PARENT COMPANY MD
CORONAVIRUS IMPACT WAS FACTOR IN CLOSURE OF GLASLOUGH FOOD FIRM SAYS PARENT COMPANY MD

Michael Fisher BD Foods closed its base in Glaslough on 14th August. The operation which employed around fifty people is now merged with its parent company, Henderson Foodservice. It was announced in May that, owing to the impact of COVID-19, Henderson Foodservice intended to streamline and centralise its operations in order to strengthen the business for the future. This included the closure of BD Foods in Co. Monaghan along with Foodco operations in Ashbourne, Co. Meath and Lisburn. All BD Foods customers are now serviced from Henderson Foodservice’s Mallusk base ...

CLOSURE OF BD FOODS “A DEVASTATING BLOW” – CARTHY

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22 May 2020 Comments Off on CLOSURE OF BD FOODS “A DEVASTATING BLOW” – CARTHY
CLOSURE OF BD FOODS “A DEVASTATING BLOW” – CARTHY

Michael Fisher The Co. Antrim parent company of BD Foods in Glaslough has announced it is to close its Co. Monaghan distribition operation with a potential loss of 48 jobs. BD Foods was purchased by Henderson Foodservice based in Mallusk, outside Belfast in 2018. The firm began trading in 1993 as Barbarrie Duckling Ltd. It was founded by Emyvale businessman Paul Bowe in 1993 to import and supply barbarrie duck and other poultry from France to the expanding continental restaurant trade in Ireland. The company grew to establish its products ...

HISTORIC PIECE OF RAILWAY HERITAGE KINDLY DONATED TO GLASLOUGH VILLAGE

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21 Feb 2020 Comments Off on HISTORIC PIECE OF RAILWAY HERITAGE KINDLY DONATED TO GLASLOUGH VILLAGE
HISTORIC PIECE OF RAILWAY HERITAGE KINDLY DONATED TO GLASLOUGH VILLAGE

Saturday the 1st of February was a very poignant and special day for the Glaslough community as they received a very special gift. The gift was a beautifully restored vintage cast iron platform weighing scales, originally made by W & T Avery. The old railway scales were restored by the late Terence McCaul (Navan and Rockcorry, County Monaghan and it was Terence’s wish that the scales be gifted to the village of Glaslough. It was a wonderful honour for the people of Glaslough to be considered and chosen by Terrance ...

GLASLOUGH NATIONAL TIDY TOWNS SUCCESS EARNS MUNICIPAL DISTRICT SUPPORT

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19 Dec 2019 Comments Off on GLASLOUGH NATIONAL TIDY TOWNS SUCCESS EARNS MUNICIPAL DISTRICT SUPPORT
GLASLOUGH NATIONAL TIDY TOWNS SUCCESS EARNS MUNICIPAL DISTRICT SUPPORT

Members of the Monaghan Municipal District with representatives of Glaslough Tidy Towns, when they made the presentation of grant to the Glaslough Tidy Towns. In photo are front (L-R) Donal McElwaine, coordinator, Monaghan Municipal District, Bridie Comiskey, Glaslough Tidy Towns, Cllr Sean Conlon, Cathaoirleach, Monaghan Municipal District, Meave Treanor and Cllr Paudge Connolly. Behind are (L-R) Cllr Brian McKenna, Cllr Cathy Bennett, Cllr David Maxwell, Cllr Seamus Treanor and Cllr Raymond Aughey. ©Rory Geary/The Northern Standard

CO COUNCIL HONOURS GLASLOUGH’S NATIONAL TIDY TOWNS SUCCESS

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8 Nov 2019 Comments Off on CO COUNCIL HONOURS GLASLOUGH’S NATIONAL TIDY TOWNS SUCCESS
CO COUNCIL HONOURS GLASLOUGH’S NATIONAL TIDY TOWNS SUCCESS

A celebratory atmosphere reigned at the Oakland Recreation Centre on Friday evening last when Monaghan Co Council accorded civic honour to the village of Glaslough on their national victory in the 2019 Tidy Towns contest. The Council recently agreed to confer a civic reception on the North Monaghan hamlet and its population to honour their outstanding contribution to the enhancement of their locale and the various community and environmental initiatives which earned them the honour of being named as Ireland’s tidiest village and tidiest place. A delegation of Council members ...

CIVIC RECEPTION WILL MARK GLASLOUGH’S NATIONAL TIDY TOWNS ACHIEVEMENT

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17 Oct 2019 Comments Off on CIVIC RECEPTION WILL MARK GLASLOUGH’S NATIONAL TIDY TOWNS ACHIEVEMENT
CIVIC RECEPTION WILL MARK GLASLOUGH’S NATIONAL TIDY TOWNS ACHIEVEMENT

Peter Hughes It was confirmed at the October meeting of Monaghan Co Council that the local authority will hold a civic reception to mark Glaslough’s national Tidy Towns victory at the Oakland Recreation Centre on Friday, November 1 next. Tributes were paid to the North Monaghan village community’s standout achievement and to other Tidy Towns-related success recorded throughout the county. At the meeting’s outset, Cathaoirleach Seamus Coyle (Fianna Fáil) said that since the last Co Council meeting they had experienced a number of joyous occasions in the county. They had ...

GLASLOUGH IS IRELAND’S TIDIEST TOWN!

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4 Oct 2019 Comments Off on GLASLOUGH IS IRELAND’S TIDIEST TOWN!
GLASLOUGH IS IRELAND’S TIDIEST TOWN!

Jubilation, celebration and congratulation were general throughout Co Monaghan this week following the announcement on Monday that the North Monaghan village of Glaslough had been chosen as the overall winner of the national Tidy Towns competition for 2019. Glaslough was adjudged the best of a record 918 entries for this year’s SuperValu-sponsored competition and also received the award for Ireland’s Tidiest Village for the second year in a row. The village, which previously won the national title in 1978, was awarded 346 marks by the adjudicators, one more than Blackrock, ...

GLASLOUGH’S WINTER’S TALE

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21 Dec 2018 Comments Off on GLASLOUGH’S WINTER’S TALE
GLASLOUGH’S WINTER’S TALE

Santa arrived on cue at St Salvator’s Church of Ireland in Glaslough on Tuesday evening with a number of gifts for the junior choir and presentations for the Minister, Reverend Lorraine Capper and choir conductor, Ethne McCord. It was all part of ‘A Winter’s Tale’, a special celebration of Christmas that has been taking place at this church for the past five years. It is a crosscommunity and cross-border event that has become so popular that the tickets are usually sold out in advance and the organisers have had to ...