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ROME START-UP SUCCESS FOR MONAGHAN-BASED HEALTH BUSINESS

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15 Jun 2024 No Comment

Monaghan-based digital health start-up Spryt, which uses AI to predict clinical noshows, has emerged victorious at the HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) Europe Startup Pitchfest competition finals held in Rome. Founded in 2017, Spryt was one of two finalists in the category of start-ups that according to organisers are revolutionising workflows in the medical space with automation. The other finalist was Briya, another digital health start-up based in Israel and the US. Co-founder and chief operations officer Neill Dunwoody said that he and the Spryt team were “surprised” ...

RTÉ’S GERRY MURPHY TALKS ABOUT THE WEATHER AT 71ST TYDAVNET SHOW LAUNCH!

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15 Jun 2024 No Comment
RTÉ’S GERRY MURPHY TALKS ABOUT THE WEATHER AT 71ST TYDAVNET SHOW LAUNCH!

By Veronica Corr The launch of the 71st Tydavnet Parish Show took place in the aforementioned village’s community centre on Monday evening. Tydavnet Show have had a rough deal over the years, when it came to the heavens opening, so who better to launch this year’s campaign than Met Eireann meteorologist? Gerry Murphy is better known as RTÉ’s weatherman, and he just so happens to hail from a South Monaghan farming background. \ After what was a busy weekend with Local Elections, Minister Heather Humphreys, was in attendance, with her Parliamentary ...

COUNCILLORS CONNOLLY AND McCOOEY LOSE SEATS, AS FOUR NEW FACES ENTER LOCAL POLITICS

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15 Jun 2024 No Comment
COUNCILLORS CONNOLLY AND McCOOEY LOSE SEATS, AS FOUR NEW FACES ENTER LOCAL POLITICS

By Veronica Corr Following Friday’s Local Elections, the stage was set for a weekend of political theatre as the count to find out who would be the elected members for the next term of Monaghan County Council began in Sean McDermott’s Sports Centre, Threemilehouse. The two-day count, capably overseen by Local Returning Officer Carmel O’Hare, elected eighteen public representatives from three electoral areas, to Monaghan County Council, fourteen familiar faces and four new ones. A total of 36 candidates, from main and smaller parties, as well as those with no ...

VICTIMS OF 1974 BOMBING REMEMBERED
WITH PETALS, POETRY AND PRAYER

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24 May 2024 Comments Off on VICTIMS OF 1974 BOMBING REMEMBERED
WITH PETALS, POETRY AND PRAYER
VICTIMS OF 1974 BOMBING REMEMBERED<br>WITH PETALS, POETRY AND PRAYER

PETER HUGHES Flower petals, poetry and prayer, quietude and plaintive music and song interwove with words to fashion a poignant tribute to those who died and those who suffered, those still suffering trauma and lack of closure, from the bombing of Monaghan Town in 1974. At the precise moment 50 years before when the detonation of a car bomb stopped the heartbeat of the town, Church Square fell silent at 6.58 pm on Friday evening last to the more gentle sound of church bells. Silence descended too after President Michael ...

BLADE OF GLORY! — CLONES PARALYMPIAN SHANE MCLOUGHLIN’S GUINNESS WORLD RECORD

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24 May 2024 Comments Off on BLADE OF GLORY! — CLONES PARALYMPIAN SHANE MCLOUGHLIN’S GUINNESS WORLD RECORD
BLADE OF GLORY! — CLONES PARALYMPIAN SHANE MCLOUGHLIN’S GUINNESS WORLD RECORD

By Veronica Corr Clones man Seamus McLoughlin spoke to The Northern Standard on Monday to discuss his impending entry into the Guinness Book of World Records with a Truck Pull. As the first Paralympian to pull a 45-foot truck, weighing 18 tonnes, a distance of 25 metres, Shane succeeded in creating an new Guinness World Record. The video of the new world record was filmed at McArdle Skeath’s Hollystown depot in Dublin 15. McArdle Skeath sponsored the lorry that was pulled. Michael and Eamonn McArdle were there on The Diamond ...

INTERNATIONAL MODULAR CONSTRUCTION ENTERPRISE OPENS GLOBAL CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE IN MONAGHAN

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24 May 2024 Comments Off on INTERNATIONAL MODULAR CONSTRUCTION ENTERPRISE OPENS GLOBAL CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE IN MONAGHAN
INTERNATIONAL MODULAR CONSTRUCTION ENTERPRISE OPENS GLOBAL CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE IN MONAGHAN

Volumetric Building Companies (VBC), an international leader in modular construction has marked the official opening of its Global Centre of Excellence in Monaghan. Headquartered in Philadelphia PA, Volumetric Building Companies is a vertically and horizontally integrated global modular construction leader, with locations across the United States and Europe. Utilising their technologyenabled design and engineering model, precision-driven manufacturing capabilities, and project-proven modular construction expertise, the company is focused on providing high quality, sustainably produced buildings in less time across varied market sectors. Minister for Enterprise Trade and Employment Peter Burke TD ...

MINISTER HUMPHREYS ANNOUNCES ALMOST €10.8 MILLION FOR NEXT STAGE OF CASTLEBLAYNEY MARKET SQUARE REGENERATION PROJECT

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18 May 2024 Comments Off on MINISTER HUMPHREYS ANNOUNCES ALMOST €10.8 MILLION FOR NEXT STAGE OF CASTLEBLAYNEY MARKET SQUARE REGENERATION PROJECT
MINISTER HUMPHREYS ANNOUNCES ALMOST €10.8 MILLION FOR NEXT STAGE OF CASTLEBLAYNEY MARKET SQUARE REGENERATION PROJECT

Minister for Rural and Community Development, local TD Heather Humphreys, has said the investment of almost €10.8 million for the Castleblayney Market Square Regeneration Project will finally ensure its delivery. Minister Humphreys said: “This is a hugely significant investment for Castleblayney – seeing a project through to fruition that has been talked about and worked on for many years. “I am glad to have worked very closely with Councillor Aidan Campbell on this project – and it really will be a gamechanger for Castleblayney. “This is all part of an ...

€27.1 MILLION FLAGSHIP FOR PEACE IN BORDER REGION OPENS IN MONAGHAN TOWN

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18 May 2024 Comments Off on €27.1 MILLION FLAGSHIP FOR PEACE IN BORDER REGION OPENS IN MONAGHAN TOWN
€27.1 MILLION FLAGSHIP FOR PEACE IN BORDER REGION OPENS IN MONAGHAN TOWN

PETER HUGHES With fanfare and a panoramic reflection on the past and future of the country’s journey towards meaningful reconciliation between its cultural and religious traditions, the new Peace Campus in Monaghan Town opened its doors last Friday. The €27.1 million structure that has risen four storeys to dominate the skyline on the town’s Plantation Road next to Monaghan Garda Station welcomed more than 200 guests to celebrate the realisation of a vision first conceived in 2016. The facility will house the new Monaghan Branch Library and Monaghan Co Museum. ...

SCOTSTOWN, SCOTSHOUSE COMMUNITIES UP IN ARMS OVER MASTS

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10 May 2024 Comments Off on SCOTSTOWN, SCOTSHOUSE COMMUNITIES UP IN ARMS OVER MASTS
SCOTSTOWN, SCOTSHOUSE COMMUNITIES UP IN ARMS OVER MASTS

PETER HUGHES Plans by telecommuniations company Eir to erect masts in central locations close to residences in the villages of Scotstown and Scotshouse in Co Monaghan have met with concerted community opposition. Campaigns to have work on the masts halted have been initiated in both villages and won the backing of the members of Monaghan Co Council at their May monthly meeting on Tuesday afternoon. A motion of urgent business calling on Eir to remove the masts was put forward by Sinn Féin’s Cathy Bennett and seconded by her party ...

SPARKS FLY AS LANDOWNERS VENT INTERCONNECTOR ANGER AT AUGHNAMULLEN MEETING

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10 May 2024 Comments Off on SPARKS FLY AS LANDOWNERS VENT INTERCONNECTOR ANGER AT AUGHNAMULLEN MEETING
SPARKS FLY AS LANDOWNERS VENT INTERCONNECTOR ANGER AT AUGHNAMULLEN MEETING

A closed meeting of landowners impacted by the proposed North South Interconnector was held on Tuesday May 7 at Aughnamullen Sports Centre to discuss the recent encounters of landowners with EirGrid Agricultural Liaison Officers. Co Monaghan Anti Pylon Committee Chairperson Donal McDaid claimed at the meeting that if EirGrid “put a spade in the ground” they would be in breach of planning legislation. Mr McDaid referred to the passing by the members of Monaghan Co Council at their monthly meeting earlier on Tuesday of a motion requesting the Council executive ...