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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 ...

CATHAOIRLEACH CAMPBELL CONGRATULATES WORLD CHAMPION KICKBOXER

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21 Oct 2022 Comments Off on CATHAOIRLEACH CAMPBELL CONGRATULATES WORLD CHAMPION KICKBOXER
CATHAOIRLEACH CAMPBELL CONGRATULATES WORLD CHAMPION KICKBOXER

Carrickmacross/Castleblayney Municipal District Cathaoirleach Aidan Campbell was delighted to meet with Sarah Hanratty from Inniskeen, this week, following her double gold medal success, at the WAKO World Kickboxing Championships in Italy, where she competed as an individual and as part of a team. Sarah, who is pictured here with her trophy and medals, was delighted to represent Ireland and Carrickmacross Kickboxing Club on the world stage. Sarah is a student of St. Louis Secondary School, Carrickmacross. Also pictured are Sarah’s coach Frick McMahon and her proud father Seamus Hanratty. Pic: ...

CHAROLAIS ANGELS! THREE TYDAVNET CHILDREN OPT TO AUCTION HAND-REARED CALF BORN DURING LOCKDOWN FOR CANCER CHARITIES AT BALLYBAY MART’S HALLOWEEN HEIFER SALE

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21 Oct 2022 Comments Off on CHAROLAIS ANGELS! THREE TYDAVNET CHILDREN OPT TO AUCTION HAND-REARED CALF BORN DURING LOCKDOWN FOR CANCER CHARITIES AT BALLYBAY MART’S HALLOWEEN HEIFER SALE
CHAROLAIS ANGELS! THREE TYDAVNET CHILDREN OPT TO AUCTION HAND-REARED CALF BORN DURING LOCKDOWN FOR CANCER CHARITIES AT BALLYBAY MART’S HALLOWEEN HEIFER SALE

By Veronica Corr The term good news story is grossly over-used, but The Northern Standard are confident that this heartwarming tale of a farming family and their beloved pet calf reared during lockdown, qualifies as such. Three Tydavnet children have decided to part with their cherished Charolais heifer named George, now twoyears- old, in a show of solidarity with all those who are suffering from various forms of cancer within their community and beyond. George, a heifer calf was born on October 8th 2020, but her birthname given to her ...

MONAGHAN MINOR INJURY UNIT HOURS TO BE EXTENDED

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14 Oct 2022 Comments Off on MONAGHAN MINOR INJURY UNIT HOURS TO BE EXTENDED
MONAGHAN MINOR INJURY UNIT HOURS TO BE EXTENDED

Indications that the hours of operation of the Minor Injury Unit at Monaghan Hospital are to be extended was welcomed by Fianna Fáil Senator Robbie Gallagher this week as the positive outcome of a long campaign waged by himself and other local public representatives. The HSE has indicated that service expansion at the unit is scheduled to take place in October/November 2022. Senator Gallagher told the Northern Standard that the plan is to extend the opening hours from 8 am to 8 pm Monday-Friday initially and to eventually have the ...

IMPACT OF CREESLOUGH TRAGEDY FELT IN CO MONAGHAN

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14 Oct 2022 Comments Off on IMPACT OF CREESLOUGH TRAGEDY FELT IN CO MONAGHAN
IMPACT OF CREESLOUGH TRAGEDY FELT IN CO MONAGHAN

Books of Condolence have opened at the Municipal District office at the Glen Road in Monaghan Town and in Carrickmacross and Clones to enable the people of Monaghan to express their sympathy to the community of Creeslough in Co Donegal where ten people lost their lives on Friday last when an explosion occurred at a petrol station in the village. The profound nationwide impact of the incident has been felt keenly across Co Monaghan. The official opening of the Blackwater House facility in Monaghan Town, which was planned for Monday ...

FATHER AND SON TEAM SCALE KILIMANJARO AS ‘MICKEY’S CLIMB FOR RECOVERY’ FUNDRAISER

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14 Oct 2022 Comments Off on FATHER AND SON TEAM SCALE KILIMANJARO AS ‘MICKEY’S CLIMB FOR RECOVERY’ FUNDRAISER
FATHER AND SON TEAM SCALE KILIMANJARO AS ‘MICKEY’S CLIMB FOR RECOVERY’ FUNDRAISER

By Veronica Corr World Mental Health Day fell on Monday of this week, October 10th, so The Northern Standard marked the occasion by having a chat with Mickey McKenna from Tydavnet, a retired Psychiatric Nurse who used to work in St. Davnet’s Complex. Mickey and his son Ciaran recently returned from ‘Mickey’s Climb For Recovery’ in aid of two local mental health charities. The challenge is complete but it’s not too late to donate. Donations are open until the end of October. The aforementioned climb involved scaling Mount Kilimanjaro in ...

NEW MONAGHAN DIGI HUB HAILED AS KEY ENTERPRISE INITIATIVE

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7 Oct 2022 Comments Off on NEW MONAGHAN DIGI HUB HAILED AS KEY ENTERPRISE INITIATIVE
NEW MONAGHAN DIGI HUB HAILED AS KEY ENTERPRISE INITIATIVE

The new Monaghan Digi Hub at the M:Tek 1 building in Knockaconny was hailed as a key initiative for the future development of regional economic enterprise in the Border region when it was officially opened by Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys on Monday morning last. A project of the Enterprising Monaghan business support agency to generate new remote working opportunities, the facility is the culmination of a three-year process which has seen significant capital investment accessed to evolve the hub facility at the existing M:Tek building. Already ...

CÚ CHULAINN BLOOD BIKES NAMED AS NATIONAL LOTTERY GOOD CAUSE OF THE YEAR 2022

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7 Oct 2022 Comments Off on CÚ CHULAINN BLOOD BIKES NAMED AS NATIONAL LOTTERY GOOD CAUSE OF THE YEAR 2022
CÚ CHULAINN BLOOD BIKES NAMED AS NATIONAL LOTTERY GOOD CAUSE OF THE YEAR 2022

An inspiring voluntary organisation which transports blood samples, breast milk for premature babies and medical supplies throughout local hospitals, has been named as the 2022 National Lottery Good Cause of the Year. The Monaghan-based, Cú Chulainn Blood Bikes was named National Lottery Good Cause of the Year and also won the Community category at the National Lottery Good Causes Awards ceremony which was held in Killsahee House Hotel in Co.Kildare on October 1st. The National Lottery Good Causes Awards honour the inspiring work and achievements of thousands of projects, clubs ...