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CROWDS GENERATE FESTIVE FERVOUR AS MONAGHAN LIGHTS THE WAY TO CHRISTMAS

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25 Nov 2022 No Comment
CROWDS GENERATE FESTIVE FERVOUR AS MONAGHAN LIGHTS THE WAY TO CHRISTMAS

The first full-scale switch-on ceremony for the Monaghan Town Christmas lighting system since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic brought large crowds to the county capital’s commercial heartland on Sunday afternoon last for an occasion described by Monaghan Municipal District Cathaoirleach Raymond Aughey as “fantastic”. Speaking at Monday’s MD meeting, Councillor Aughey was full of praise for the new lights purchased and erected by the municipal authority throughout all areas of the town, and thanked the organising committee and the local authority staff for their planning and implementation of the ...

CHRISTMAS SHOP LOCAL CAMPAIGN IS LAUNCHED

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25 Nov 2022 No Comment

Pictured at the official launch of #MyMonaghanChristmas are from left: Claire Cunningham, Cathal O’Gorman, John Tobin, Monaghan Co Council Cathaoirleach Seán Conlon, Martina Quinn, Siobhán Sherry, Emma Gollogly

FÁILTE ISTEACH, HEATHER! – MONAGHAN’S MIGRANT COMMUNITY SHARES NEW SAFE SPACE WITH MINISTER

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18 Nov 2022 No Comment
FÁILTE ISTEACH, HEATHER! – MONAGHAN’S MIGRANT COMMUNITY SHARES NEW SAFE SPACE WITH MINISTER

Representatives of migrant communities in Co Monaghan are pictured by Rory Geary greeting Minister for Social Protection Heather Humphreys on her arrival at the new Monaghan Migrant Support Centre on Monday morning last. Described as “a safe space”, the new drop-in facility on the town’s North Road brings together a range of migrant support services in one easily accessible central locale. As well as a go-to place for information on rights, entitlements and opportunities, the centre will act as a social nexus and a venue for cultural and integration events. ...

RESTRICTION MEASURES IMPOSED AFTER
BIRD FLU OUTBREAK ON CLONES TURKEY FARM

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18 Nov 2022 No Comment
RESTRICTION MEASURES IMPOSED AFTER<br>BIRD FLU OUTBREAK ON CLONES TURKEY FARM

The culling of 3,800 turkeys on a Clones commercial poultry farm in a location close to the Border commenced on Tuesday morning last after avian influenza was detected in the flock. The Department of Agriculture confirmed on Sunday that avian influenza H5N1 had been identified in several birds on the farm following testing at a number of sites in the Clones area. A 3 km protection zone and a 10 km surveillance zone were immediately put in place around the farm by the Department, which stated that, following the culling ...

DECEASED MAN FOUND IN MAGHERACLOONE

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4 Nov 2022 Comments Off on DECEASED MAN FOUND IN MAGHERACLOONE
DECEASED MAN FOUND IN MAGHERACLOONE

Gardaí in Carrickmacross are investigating the discovery of a body in unexplained circumstances on Tuesday, 1st November 2022. A Garda press release issued on Tuesday afternoon confirmed the following: At approximately 8am, following a call from a member of the public, Gardaí discovered a man’s body on the curtilage of a premises on the Kingscourt Road at Lossets, County Monaghan. The scene was preserved and a technical examination was conducted by the Garda Technical Bureau. The office of the State Pathologist was notified and results of a post-mortem examination will ...

BALLYBAY HORSE BREEDER AND WIFE KILLED IN N2 COLLISION

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4 Nov 2022 Comments Off on BALLYBAY HORSE BREEDER AND WIFE KILLED IN N2 COLLISION
BALLYBAY HORSE BREEDER AND WIFE KILLED IN N2 COLLISION

A three-vehicle road traffic accident on the N2 near Castleblayey on Thursday last October 27 claimed the lives of a well-known Ballybay horse breeder and his wife. Ronnie and Jean Hollinger from Creevagh House, Ballybay died when their vehicle was in collision with another car and a motor lorry. The couple were in their 60s. Mr Hollinger was well-known in sport horse breeding circles and ran the Creevagh House Stud, located near Ballybay, with his family. Mrs Hollinger was a trained general and psychiatric nurse. The couple shared a strong ...

CANNABIS SEIZED IN CARRICKMACROSS

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4 Nov 2022 Comments Off on CANNABIS SEIZED IN CARRICKMACROSS
CANNABIS SEIZED IN CARRICKMACROSS

An Operation Tara initiative by Gardaí in the Carrickmacross area last week found a quantity of suspected cannabis herb in a residence in the town. A man in his 20s was arrested following the search under warrant. He has been charged with drug-related offences and is due to appear before the courts…

SIRO ANNOUNCES €6 MILLION INVESTMENT IN NEW FULL FIBRE BROADBAND NETWORK FOR CARRICKMACROSS AND MONAGHAN TOWN

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28 Oct 2022 Comments Off on SIRO ANNOUNCES €6 MILLION INVESTMENT IN NEW FULL FIBRE BROADBAND NETWORK FOR CARRICKMACROSS AND MONAGHAN TOWN
SIRO ANNOUNCES €6 MILLION INVESTMENT IN NEW FULL FIBRE BROADBAND NETWORK FOR CARRICKMACROSS AND MONAGHAN TOWN

By Veronica Corr SIRO, the broadband network operator, made a presentation to Carrickmacross/ Castleblayney Municipal District on Monday morning, announcing that it is investing €6 million in the rollout of a new full fibre network to Carrickmacross and Monaghan Town. As part of the rollout, 5,300 premises in these towns can connect to SIRO’s gigabit, 100% fibre network. SIRO is targeting 2,800 premises in Monaghan and 2,500 premises in Carrickmacross, respectively. Areas that will receive SIRO’s fibre broadband include, but will not be limited to: Carrickmacross — Alderwood, Cluain Alainn, ...

GLASLOUGH SECURE INTERNATIONAL
COMMUNITIES IN BLOOM ACCOLADE IN CANADA

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28 Oct 2022 Comments Off on GLASLOUGH SECURE INTERNATIONAL
COMMUNITIES IN BLOOM ACCOLADE IN CANADA
GLASLOUGH SECURE INTERNATIONAL<br>COMMUNITIES IN BLOOM ACCOLADE IN CANADA

The North Monaghan village of Glaslough added to its distinguished roll of honour by securing the International Communities in Bloom Award in Canada last weekend. The two-time National Tidy Towns title winners won their International Challenge category in the prestigious competition, ahead of entrants from the USA, Canada, Italy and Slovenia. They received a Five Blooms Silver Award and a special commendation for their contribution to heritage conservation. The triumphant Glaslough delegation, which was accompanied by Cathaoirleach of Monaghan Co Council Seán Conlon, and Cathaoirleach of the Monaghan Municipal District ...

SIGNIFICANT DIGITAL EXPANSION FOR MONAGHAN TIMBER FRAME MANUFACTURER

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28 Oct 2022 Comments Off on SIGNIFICANT DIGITAL EXPANSION FOR MONAGHAN TIMBER FRAME MANUFACTURER
SIGNIFICANT DIGITAL EXPANSION FOR MONAGHAN TIMBER FRAME MANUFACTURER

”Monaghan-based IJM Timber Engineering has secured funding under Enterprise Ireland’s ‘Built to Innovate’ initiative, a programme aimed at achieving faster, higher-quality construction of housing by providing funding support for productivity training, innovation and the introduction of digital, paperless systems. According to the Irish Timber Frame Manufacturers’ Association, timber frame accounted for just under 50% of all low-rise scheme housing delivered in 2021. Off-site construction, and more specifically timber frame construction, has been identified as being key to the construction sector being able to halve its carbon emissions by 2030 as ...