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WARNING TO MONAGHAN PUBLIC ABOUT INVESTMENT FRAUD SCAMS

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12 Mar 2021 Comments Off on WARNING TO MONAGHAN PUBLIC ABOUT INVESTMENT FRAUD SCAMS
WARNING TO MONAGHAN PUBLIC ABOUT INVESTMENT FRAUD SCAMS

• SCHEME WILL REVITALISE MONAGHAN TOWN SAYS CO COUNCIL CHIEF EXECUTIVE The regeneration plan for Dublin Street in Monaghan Town has been granted €13.1 million under the Government’s Urban Regeneration and Development Fund. The allocation is expected to stimulate significant advancement of an ambitious urban renewal initiative which Monaghan Co Council Chief Executive Eamonn O’Sullivan said this week would revitalise Monaghan Town. “In regenerating this area we will bring renewed energy into the town and make it a great place to live, work and visit,” Mr O’- Sullivan said in a ...

CONTROVERSIAL GOVERNMENT HOUSING PROPOSALS ALARM MONAGHAN COUNCILLORS

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12 Mar 2021 Comments Off on CONTROVERSIAL GOVERNMENT HOUSING PROPOSALS ALARM MONAGHAN COUNCILLORS
CONTROVERSIAL GOVERNMENT HOUSING PROPOSALS ALARM MONAGHAN COUNCILLORS

Fears that local authorities could lose their role in the delivery of social housing were voiced at Monday’s meeting of Monaghan Co Council. The Monaghan elected members aligned themselves with the growing tide of opposition at local authority level throughout the country to the Government’s Land Development Agency Bill, passing a motion from Seamus Coyle (Fianna Fáil) which called on Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien TD to remove some of the proposed legislation’s more contentious elements, in particular the plan to end a long-standing provision which gives elected councillors a say ...

DRIVE TO GET MORE PEOPLE VACCINATED AS COVID CASES IN MONAGHAN DECLINE

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12 Mar 2021 Comments Off on DRIVE TO GET MORE PEOPLE VACCINATED AS COVID CASES IN MONAGHAN DECLINE
DRIVE TO GET MORE PEOPLE VACCINATED AS COVID CASES IN MONAGHAN DECLINE

Michael Fisher The number of Covid cases in County Monaghan has continued to decline steadily, with no new cases being reported on Monday, when the figures are usually lower than in midweek. Meanwhile the HSE vaccination centre for the county situated at the Hillgrove Hotel in Monaghan town has received its first clients for injections. It opened on Tuesday and yesterday to cater for some priority groups, namely those from non-designated centres and also to give vaccinations to priority healthcare workers. The HSE says a recruitment process is now underway to ...

NEED TO UNDERGROUND PROPOSED NORTH SOUTH INTERCONNECTOR – BRENDAN SMITH TD…

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12 Mar 2021 Comments Off on NEED TO UNDERGROUND PROPOSED NORTH SOUTH INTERCONNECTOR – BRENDAN SMITH TD…
NEED TO UNDERGROUND PROPOSED NORTH SOUTH INTERCONNECTOR – BRENDAN SMITH TD…

NEED TO UNDERGROUND PROPOSED NORTH SOUTH INTERCONNECTOR – BRENDAN SMITH TD… Michael Fisher EirGrid is consulting the public nationally about the future shape of Ireland’s electricity system. It is seeking comments during the next three months on its plans to meet ambitious targets set by the government of achieving 70% of supply generated from renewable sources by 2030, replacing fossil fuels such as coal and peat. Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, leader of the Green Party, is strongly supporting EirGrid’s plans. These include the construction of ...

BANK OF IRELAND TO CLOSE 103 BRANCHES INCLUDING CLONES AND CASTLEBLAYNEY

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5 Mar 2021 Comments Off on BANK OF IRELAND TO CLOSE 103 BRANCHES INCLUDING CLONES AND CASTLEBLAYNEY
BANK OF IRELAND TO CLOSE 103 BRANCHES INCLUDING CLONES AND CASTLEBLAYNEY

‘WRONG DECISION AT WRONG TIME’ – CARTHY Michael Fisher In another blow for banking services in Co. Monaghan, the Bank of Ireland announced on Monday it was closing its branches in Castleblayney and Clones, along with Cootehill and Kingscourt in Co. Cavan, as part of a major re-organisation. Sinn Féin Deputy Matt Carthy said it could be potentially devastating for the towns affected and described it as “the wrong decision at the wrong time.” A senior bank executive said it remained committed to Co. Monaghan and the changes would allow the ...

CHANGING OF THE GUARD AT MCAREE ENGINEERING

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5 Mar 2021 Comments Off on CHANGING OF THE GUARD AT MCAREE ENGINEERING
CHANGING OF THE GUARD AT MCAREE ENGINEERING

After 41 years working with McAree Engineering, their V-Mac Sales Manager, Eamon McMeel has retired to focus on his own family farm enterprise. The McMeel family have a large broiler breeding unit enterprise and supply Carton Bros who produce the popular Manor Farm chicken brand. It is one of the oldest family companies in the country and dates back to 1775. Eamon has worked in every area of the V-Mac silo business and has been a familiar face on the company’s stands at trade shows across Britain and Ireland. All ...

CONROY SEEKS JOINT VENTURE WITH TURKISH COMPANY TO FURTHER CLONTIBRET GOLD MINE PROJECT

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5 Mar 2021 Comments Off on CONROY SEEKS JOINT VENTURE WITH TURKISH COMPANY TO FURTHER CLONTIBRET GOLD MINE PROJECT
CONROY SEEKS JOINT VENTURE WITH TURKISH COMPANY TO FURTHER CLONTIBRET GOLD MINE PROJECT

Conroy Gold and Natural Resources announced this week that it is pursuing a joint venture with Turkish mining company Demir to develop its gold exploration project in the Border region, including its prospect at Clontibret in Co Monaghan. Conroy said it had signed a letter of intent to form a joint venture with Demir Export, which had agreed to pay €9 million in two tranches to finance the first two phases of development of the 65- kilometre gold prospecting corridor at the Longford-Down Massif. Chairman Professor Richard Conway stated: ”Demir ...

CONCERN EXPRESSED OVER FUTURE OF ULSTER BANK IN MONAGHAN

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18 Feb 2021 Comments Off on CONCERN EXPRESSED OVER FUTURE OF ULSTER BANK IN MONAGHAN
CONCERN EXPRESSED OVER FUTURE OF ULSTER BANK IN MONAGHAN

Michael Fisher The Minister for Social Protection Heather Humphreys TD says she hopes Ulster Bank will clarify its position soon amidst reports that it is to withdraw from the Irish market. The bank is a subsidiary of the NatWest group in the UK, which is due to publish annual results tomorrow. It’s thought this announcement might include clarification of its intentions for the future of Ulster Bank, which would lead to the closure of its branch network in the Republic including the facility at Church Square in Monaghan town. Minister ...

MINISTER HEATHER HUMPHREYS HOPING FOR A RETURN TO NORMAL BY AUGUST

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18 Feb 2021 Comments Off on MINISTER HEATHER HUMPHREYS HOPING FOR A RETURN TO NORMAL BY AUGUST
MINISTER HEATHER HUMPHREYS HOPING FOR A RETURN TO NORMAL BY AUGUST

Michael Fisher As Monaghan continues to top the list as the county with the highest incidence rate of Covid-19 per 100,000 of population over a fourteen day timescale, the Minister for Social Protection Heather Humphreys has said she hopes the country can begin to get back to normal from July or August. Speaking on the Joe Finnegan Show on Northern Sound yesterday, she said the latest Covid vaccine developed by the pharmaceutical giant Johnson and Johnson, which is under review by the European Medicines Agency, is a “gamechanger”. She said ...

GRANTS OF OVER €16 MILLION FOR MAINTAINING ROADS IN CO. MONAGHAN ANNOUNCED BY GOVERNMENT

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18 Feb 2021 Comments Off on GRANTS OF OVER €16 MILLION FOR MAINTAINING ROADS IN CO. MONAGHAN ANNOUNCED BY GOVERNMENT
GRANTS OF OVER €16 MILLION FOR MAINTAINING ROADS IN CO. MONAGHAN ANNOUNCED BY GOVERNMENT

Includes Brackly Bridge Replacement near Castleblayney Michael Fisher Over €16 million from national funds is to be spent this year on the maintenance and renewal of the road network in County Monaghan. This includes bridge rehabilitation and drainage works. These grants supplement any expenditure by Monaghan County Council from their own resources on regional and local road projects and do not represent the total investment in regional and local roads for this year. The largest single expenditure will be the replacement of Brackly bridge on the R180 Carrickmacross to Lough Egish road, ...