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“SCAM” WARNING REITERATED TO MONAGHAN PUBLIC AS HUGE RISE IN ONLINE INVESTMENT FRAUD REVEALED BY GARDAÍ

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1 Oct 2021 Comments Off on “SCAM” WARNING REITERATED TO MONAGHAN PUBLIC AS HUGE RISE IN ONLINE INVESTMENT FRAUD REVEALED BY GARDAÍ
“SCAM” WARNING REITERATED TO MONAGHAN PUBLIC AS HUGE RISE IN ONLINE INVESTMENT FRAUD REVEALED BY GARDAÍ

A renewed appeal by Garda to the Co Monaghan public to protect themselves against online scams was made this week as the Gardaí’s National Economic Crime Bureau revealed that there had been an extraordinary increase in the incidence of online investment fraud over the past year. In the first seven months of 2021 alone, nearly €8 million was fraudulently taken from people through online fraud schemes. “We want to remind people that anyone who rings, texts or emails you out of the blue and requests personal information such as bank ...

JUSTICE MINISTER LEADS TRIBUTES FOLLOWING SUDDEN PASSING OF JUDGE DENIS MCLOUGHLIN

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1 Oct 2021 Comments Off on JUSTICE MINISTER LEADS TRIBUTES FOLLOWING SUDDEN PASSING OF JUDGE DENIS MCLOUGHLIN
JUSTICE MINISTER LEADS TRIBUTES FOLLOWING SUDDEN PASSING OF JUDGE DENIS MCLOUGHLIN

Minister for Justice Heather Humphreys TD has paid tribute to the late Judge Denis McLoughlin as “a consistent example of our judiciary at its compassionate and considered best.” Judge McLoughlin’s sudden death on Thursday, September 23 last at the age of 62 evinced great shock and sorrow in legal and wider circles in Co Monaghan. He had served as the permanent District Court Judge for the District Court No 5 area of Monaghan and Cavan since 2015, taking up the position following the retirement of Judge Seán MacBride. A native ...

TIME FOR TRUTH RALLY IN MONAGHAN HEARS CRITICISM OF BRITISH GOVERNMENT “TROUBLES AMNESTY” PLANS

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1 Oct 2021 Comments Off on TIME FOR TRUTH RALLY IN MONAGHAN HEARS CRITICISM OF BRITISH GOVERNMENT “TROUBLES AMNESTY” PLANS
TIME FOR TRUTH RALLY IN MONAGHAN HEARS CRITICISM OF BRITISH GOVERNMENT “TROUBLES AMNESTY” PLANS

Family members of those killed in the 1974 Dublin and Monaghan bombing were among the large gathering at the forecourt of Monaghan Courthouse on Saturday afternoon last in support of the Time for Truth campaign which is opposed to proposals by the British Government which would see an effective amnesty for those responsible for serious criminal acts during the period of the Northern Ireland Troubles. The Monaghan event was one of a series which took place across the country at the weekend. It heard calls on the British Government to ...

NEW YOUTH SUBSTANCE SUPPORT SERVICE LAUNCHED FOR MONAGHAN AND CAVAN

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24 Sep 2021 Comments Off on NEW YOUTH SUBSTANCE SUPPORT SERVICE LAUNCHED FOR MONAGHAN AND CAVAN
NEW YOUTH SUBSTANCE SUPPORT SERVICE LAUNCHED FOR MONAGHAN AND CAVAN

Minister of State with responsibility for Public Health, Well Being and National Drugs Strategy, Frank Feighan TD on Tuesday officially launched Cavan and Monaghan’s first support service for under 18s who are concerned about their alcohol and other drug use. “Monaghan and Cavan Youth Substance Support (MaCYSS) is a newly established service for young people aged 12 to 18 and their families who are concerned about their alcohol and other drug use, and the first of its kind in the region,” Minister Feighan stated. “I am proud to be launching ...

MINISTER HARRIS ACCUSES MONAGHAN SF TD OF MISUSING DÁIL PRIVILEGE

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24 Sep 2021 Comments Off on MINISTER HARRIS ACCUSES MONAGHAN SF TD OF MISUSING DÁIL PRIVILEGE
MINISTER HARRIS ACCUSES MONAGHAN SF TD OF MISUSING DÁIL PRIVILEGE

Deputy Carthy stands over comments about Zappone appointment Michael Fisher Cavan Monaghan Sinn Féin Deputy Matt Carthy was at the centre of a major political row last week when he used Dáil privilege to accuse Higher Education Minister Simon Harris TD of leaking details to the media of the UN envoy appointment of Katherine Zappone from the July 28th Cabinet meeting. It came during a debate on a motion of confidence in Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney over his handling of the appointment. The government won the division by 92-59, a ...

COUNCILLOR TREANOR RAISES FEARS OVER DRINK EXODUS TO NORTH

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24 Sep 2021 Comments Off on COUNCILLOR TREANOR RAISES FEARS OVER DRINK EXODUS TO NORTH
COUNCILLOR TREANOR RAISES FEARS OVER DRINK EXODUS TO NORTH

Off-licences in Monaghan and across the Border region could be in for a major falloff in trade if the Government proceeds with plans to implement a minimum alcohol pricing policy. This was the fear voiced by Independent local public representative Seamus Treanor on Monday when he moved a motion at the monthly meeting of the Monaghan Municipal District seeking representations to be made to the Department of Finance on the matter. Councillor Treanor asked the Municipal District to write to the Department about proposed legislation to bring in minimum pricing ...

MONAGHAN FACING SIGNIFICANT LOSS OF PARKING SPACES AS ALDI REQUESTS CO COUNCIL TO VACATE MCNALLY’S SITE

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24 Sep 2021 Comments Off on MONAGHAN FACING SIGNIFICANT LOSS OF PARKING SPACES AS ALDI REQUESTS CO COUNCIL TO VACATE MCNALLY’S SITE
MONAGHAN FACING SIGNIFICANT LOSS OF PARKING SPACES AS ALDI REQUESTS CO COUNCIL TO VACATE MCNALLY’S SITE

Monaghan Co Council has been requested to vacate the McNally’s car park site in the centre of Monaghan Town by the retail group Aldi who are the owners of the property. The local authority had continued to lease the location for car-parking purposes from Aldi after the business acquired it a number of years ago with the intention of developing a retail premises on the site. But it was announced by the Co Council this week that from September 30 the car park would no longer be operated by them ...

COILLTE REPORT CONFIRMS ROSSMORE PARK AS ONE OF IRELAND’S TOP OUTDOOR RECREATION AMENITIES

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17 Sep 2021 Comments Off on COILLTE REPORT CONFIRMS ROSSMORE PARK AS ONE OF IRELAND’S TOP OUTDOOR RECREATION AMENITIES
COILLTE REPORT CONFIRMS ROSSMORE PARK AS ONE OF IRELAND’S TOP OUTDOOR RECREATION AMENITIES

Rossmore Forest Park in Monaghan was the appropriate venue on Friday for the launch of a report by Coilte which confirmed the amenity as the second most visited of the authority’s public amenities last year. The report launch was performed by Cavan/Monaghan Fine Gael TD and Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys, who also announced a package of national outdoor amenity funding from her Department which included a €50,000 provision for the upgrade of Rossmore’s toilet facilities. Accompanied by Coillte Head of Recreation Daithí de Forge and Dr ...

DUP LEADER’S STANCE CREATES NEW CHALLENGES: TAOISEACH

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17 Sep 2021 Comments Off on DUP LEADER’S STANCE CREATES NEW CHALLENGES: TAOISEACH
DUP LEADER’S STANCE CREATES NEW CHALLENGES: TAOISEACH

Michael Fisher The Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said the decision by Democratic Unionist Party leader Jeffrey Donaldson to withdraw his party’s participation in North- South institutions creates new challenges for the Government. He told reporters: “It is no secret that I am passionately committed to maintaining the institutions of the Good Friday Agreement and their full operation in all aspects, North and South, the Executive and the Assembly, and the British Irish dimension.” He was speaking as members of the Fianna Fáil Parliamentary Party gathered at Ballyconnell in Co. Cavan ...

NORTH MONAGHAN CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS HONOURED FOR MANAGEMENT AND INNOVATION EXCELLENCE

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17 Sep 2021 Comments Off on NORTH MONAGHAN CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS HONOURED FOR MANAGEMENT AND INNOVATION EXCELLENCE
NORTH MONAGHAN CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS HONOURED FOR MANAGEMENT AND INNOVATION EXCELLENCE

North Monaghan-headquartered construction business Errigal Contracts has been named one of Ireland’s Best Managed Companies in the prestigious annual awards programme led by Deloitte Ireland, in association with Bank of Ireland. They were also announced as winners of the Best in Innovation category at the virtual awards ceremony on Wednesday, September 8 for demonstrating superior business performance. Errigal was one of 25 companies honoured for the first time at the awards. This year’s programme saw the highest number of new applicants in its thirteen-year history. Including Errigal and this year’s ...