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GROUP FORMED IN BID TO SAVE DUBLIN STREET BUILDINGS

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23 Jun 2022 Comments Off on GROUP FORMED IN BID TO SAVE DUBLIN STREET BUILDINGS
GROUP FORMED IN BID TO SAVE DUBLIN STREET BUILDINGS

A recent public meeting in Monaghan Town’s Hillgrove Hotel saw the formal creation and launch of the group Love Monaghan Save Dublin Street, which has called on local public representatives to publicly state their position on the proposed demolition of four buildings on Dublin Street, Monaghan – including the birthplace of Sir Charles Gavan Duffy, the 19th century Young Ireland movement figure and tenant rights activist who went on to become premier of Victoria in Australia. The following press statement was issued by the group to the Northern Standard this ...

TYDAVNET PARISH SHOW IS BACK!

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17 Jun 2022 Comments Off on TYDAVNET PARISH SHOW IS BACK!
TYDAVNET PARISH SHOW IS BACK!

By Veronica Corr On Tuesday night there was a full house for the Tydavnet Parish Show launch in the village’s community centre. There was a sense of joy and relief that the dedicated committee and the supportive North Monaghan community would once again get to host this much loved annual agricultural event on Saturday, August 20th. Tydavnet Show Chairperson Paula Loughran, noted that while it may have been no show because of COVID public health restrictions over the past two years, the dedicated committee were working hard to think of ...

OUTRAGE IN CLONES OVER JOE BROLLY SUNDAY INDO ARTICLE

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17 Jun 2022 Comments Off on OUTRAGE IN CLONES OVER JOE BROLLY SUNDAY INDO ARTICLE
OUTRAGE IN CLONES OVER JOE BROLLY SUNDAY INDO ARTICLE

Monaghan Co Council passed a motion at its meeting on Monday last condemning a recent Sunday Independent article by the GAA pundit Joe Brolly in which he likened Clones on Ulster Final Day to Calcutta. outrage at the tone of references in the column to Clones, with some suggesting that the article could damage the town’s ambitions to remain the home of the provincial decider and other significant Ulster games once the redevelopment of Belfast’s Casement Park is complete. Motion proposer Councillor Richard Truell of Fine Gael demanded an apology ...

LEGAL BASIS OF EIRGRID’S RIGHT
TO ACCESS LANDS TO CONSTRUCT
INTERCONNECTOR SHOULD BE
PROBED – COUNCILLOR CONNOLLY

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17 Jun 2022 Comments Off on LEGAL BASIS OF EIRGRID’S RIGHT
TO ACCESS LANDS TO CONSTRUCT
INTERCONNECTOR SHOULD BE
PROBED – COUNCILLOR CONNOLLY
LEGAL BASIS OF EIRGRID’S RIGHT<br>TO ACCESS LANDS TO CONSTRUCT<br>INTERCONNECTOR SHOULD BE<br>PROBED – COUNCILLOR CONNOLLY

A call was made by Independent public representative Paudge Connolly at Monday’s meeting of Monaghan Co Council for an examination of the legal validity of EirGrid’s right to access lands without their owners’ consent in order to progress construction of the northsouth interconnector project. Councillor Connolly proposed that the Council request its legal advisers to determine whether the legislation being cited by EirGrid and ESB Networks to access land in relation to the interconnector’s construction, which was enacted in 1927, permitted such access to take place to facilitate what was ...

COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINICS BEING HELD IN MONAGHAN AND CARRICK

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17 Jun 2022 Comments Off on COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINICS BEING HELD IN MONAGHAN AND CARRICK
COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINICS BEING HELD IN MONAGHAN AND CARRICK

Two pop-up Covid-19 vaccination clinics will be held in Carrickmacross and Monaghan Town this week. The first clinic will be held in Carrickmacross Primary Care Centre on the Oriel Road today, Thursday June 16 from 2-5 pm. Those aged 12 years and over may avail of Dose 1, Dose 2 and booster vaccines while those who are 65 who are eligible for their second booster may also attend. Walk-ins are welcome. The second pop-up clinic will be held at Monaghan Primary Care Centre, St Davnet’s Campus, Monaghan tomorrow, Friday June ...

PATRICK KAVANAGH CENTRE OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED BY TWO MONAGHAN MINISTERS, MARTIN AND HUMPHREYS

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10 Jun 2022 Comments Off on PATRICK KAVANAGH CENTRE OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED BY TWO MONAGHAN MINISTERS, MARTIN AND HUMPHREYS
PATRICK KAVANAGH CENTRE OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED BY TWO MONAGHAN MINISTERS, MARTIN AND HUMPHREYS

By Veronica Corr It was a long time coming, but it was worth the wait! Monaghan County Council, Inniskeen Enterprise Development Group and the community of Inniskeen seized the opportunity to celebrate the official opening of the Patrick Kavanagh Centre on Thursday morning last, June 2nd 2022, the way they had intended to before the pandemic struck. The renovation of the centre cost an estimated €1.2 million and the modern interior designed to appeal to international audiences was heaving with activity, as was the sacred space outside it, where Castleblayney ...

MONAGHAN DESTINATION AND EXPERIENCE DEVELOPMENT PLAN UNVEILED BY FÁILTE IRELAND IN COLLABORATION WITH LOCAL AUTHORITY

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10 Jun 2022 Comments Off on MONAGHAN DESTINATION AND EXPERIENCE DEVELOPMENT PLAN UNVEILED BY FÁILTE IRELAND IN COLLABORATION WITH LOCAL AUTHORITY
MONAGHAN DESTINATION AND EXPERIENCE DEVELOPMENT PLAN UNVEILED BY FÁILTE IRELAND IN COLLABORATION WITH LOCAL AUTHORITY

By Veronica Corr Castle Leslie in Glaslough was the stunning venue Fáilte Ireland chose to launch its five-year Monaghan Destination and Experience Development Plan (DEDP) on Thursday afternoon last, June 2nd, in conjunction with Monaghan County Council. This is a hugely ambitious and important strategy for the county and its tourism sector, a fact which was recognised by the presence of not one but two Government Cabinet members, who just happen to hail from the county. Minister Catherine Martin (Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media) from Carrickmacross and Minister ...

COMHALTAS CEOLTÓIRÍ ÉIREANN’S CARRICKMACROSS CELEBRATES 50 YEARS IN EXISTENCE

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3 Jun 2022 Comments Off on COMHALTAS CEOLTÓIRÍ ÉIREANN’S CARRICKMACROSS CELEBRATES 50 YEARS IN EXISTENCE
COMHALTAS CEOLTÓIRÍ ÉIREANN’S CARRICKMACROSS CELEBRATES 50 YEARS IN EXISTENCE

By Veronica Corr There was a full house for the 50th anniversary celebration of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann’s (CCÉ) Carrickmacross Branch, which took place in The Shirley Arms on Friday night last, where the present committee honoured the founding members of the local voluntary organisation. This joyful event was officiated by Minister Catherine Martin, Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, who was delighted to be back in her hometown with her husband Green Party Deputy Francis Noel Duffy, also a native of Carrickmacross, and their children Turlough, Tadhg ...

COUNTY’S COVID-19 VACCINATION CENTRE CLOSES; HEALTH EXPERTS ADDRESS FEARS OVER NEW VARIANT AND MONKEYPOX THREATS

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28 May 2022 Comments Off on COUNTY’S COVID-19 VACCINATION CENTRE CLOSES; HEALTH EXPERTS ADDRESS FEARS OVER NEW VARIANT AND MONKEYPOX THREATS
COUNTY’S COVID-19 VACCINATION CENTRE CLOSES; HEALTH EXPERTS ADDRESS FEARS OVER NEW VARIANT AND MONKEYPOX THREATS

The HSE Vaccination Centre for Co Monaghan which had operated at the Glencarn Hotel in Castleblayney during the latter part of the intensive period of the Covid-19 pandemic closed on Monday last, May 23. The HSE said the closure was in accordance with its national operating model for the next phase of the delivery of the vaccination programme over the coming months, which involved a reduction in the number of vaccination centres across the country. “We are reducing the number of our large vaccination sites because at this point we ...

MONAGHAN TAXI OPERATOR
APPEALS TO MINISTER TO
INTERVENE TO SAVE THE SECTOR

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28 May 2022 Comments Off on MONAGHAN TAXI OPERATOR
APPEALS TO MINISTER TO
INTERVENE TO SAVE THE SECTOR
MONAGHAN TAXI OPERATOR<br>APPEALS TO MINISTER TO<br>INTERVENE TO SAVE THE SECTOR

If you can’t get a taxi in Co Monaghan at night, the fault lies not with local transport operators but with the Taxi Regulator. So Monaghan Town businessman Patrick Gilsenan, proprietor of the long-established Call-A-Car taxi and minibus service, told the Northern Standard this week in an interview in which he appealed to local TD and Government Minister Heather Humphreys to intervene in order to have regulatory controls on the sector eased. “I am calling on Minister Humphreys to make urgent representations to the National Transport Authority and the Taxi ...