Articles in the Monaghan Category

TAOISEACH LAUNCHES
PROJECT CHILREN ARCHIVE
BOUND FOR PEACE CAMPUS

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16 Feb 2024 Comments Off on TAOISEACH LAUNCHES
PROJECT CHILREN ARCHIVE
BOUND FOR PEACE CAMPUS
TAOISEACH LAUNCHES<br>PROJECT CHILREN ARCHIVE<br>BOUND FOR PEACE CAMPUS

By Veronica Corr Taoiseach Leo Varadkar visited Monaghan Town on Friday afternoon to officiate the launch of the Project Children Partnership with Monaghan County Council. Project Children’s complete archive will be housed in Monaghan County Museum in the soon-to-open Peace Campus, the event took place in the Hillgrove Hotel. The Taoiseach had a unique insight into the project, as he visited Washington through a Project Children spin-off internship programme in 2002. Project Children Co-founder Denis Mulcahy, expressed his pride in the Taoiseach during the event. Project Children was founded in ...

COMMUNITY LINK PROJECT TO MARK 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF MONAGHAN BOMBING

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18 Jan 2024 Comments Off on COMMUNITY LINK PROJECT TO MARK 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF MONAGHAN BOMBING
COMMUNITY LINK PROJECT TO MARK 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF MONAGHAN BOMBING

A podcast series is being produced as part of a Community Link Project to mark this year’s 50th anniversary of the bombings in Dublin and Monaghan Town. People in the Monaghan community are being asked to share their stories, experiences and memories of the bombing on May 17 1974 and have them recorded to create an archive. There is an open call to come and record your story at the Market House in Monaghan Town on Friday February 2 from 10 am-2 pm. Said the organisers: “The fabric of Monaghan ...

NO PLANS FOR SCANNERS FOR MONAGHAN
HOSPITAL, DEPUTY CARTHY TOLD

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23 Dec 2023 Comments Off on NO PLANS FOR SCANNERS FOR MONAGHAN
HOSPITAL, DEPUTY CARTHY TOLD
NO PLANS FOR SCANNERS FOR MONAGHAN<br>HOSPITAL, DEPUTY CARTHY TOLD

Sinn Féin TD for Cavan/Monaghan Matt Carthy has been informed that there are no proposals to provide CT and MRI scanning services at Monaghan Hospital. Deputy Carthy told the Northern Standard that, having raised the matter with Health Minister Stephen Donnelly TD, he this week received written confirmation from the RCSI Hospital Group stating that, “There are currently no plans to increase the number of MRI or CT scanners in Cavan and Monaghan Hospital.” “Currently there are two CT scanners and one MRI scanner at Cavan Hospital but neither service ...

SHOCK AS LAKELAND DAIRIES ANNOUNCE PLANS TO CLOSE MONAGHAN, LOUGH EGISH FACILITIES

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16 Nov 2023 Comments Off on SHOCK AS LAKELAND DAIRIES ANNOUNCE PLANS TO CLOSE MONAGHAN, LOUGH EGISH FACILITIES
SHOCK AS LAKELAND DAIRIES ANNOUNCE PLANS TO CLOSE MONAGHAN, LOUGH EGISH FACILITIES

Lakeland Dairies announced yesterday (Wednesday) that it plans to close three of its facilities over the next 16 months in order to cut overhead expenses, including its operation in Monaghan and its milk drying facilities at Lough Egish. There was speculation following the shock statement that as many as 78 jobs across the co-operative could be impacted. Lakeland’s Banbridge site in Co Down will also close. Minister for Social Protection Heather Humphreys TD yesterday said that supports would be put in place for the workers impacted by the decision, which ...

MONAGHAN CCTV SCHEME FACING FUNDING SHORTFALL

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20 Apr 2023 Comments Off on MONAGHAN CCTV SCHEME FACING FUNDING SHORTFALL
MONAGHAN CCTV SCHEME FACING FUNDING SHORTFALL

The long-a waited CCTV crime prevention scheme for Monaghan Town is facing a funding shortfall. The project, which recently secured formal final appro val after a pr otracte d process, will cost in the region of €250,000 to implement in full. Monaghan M un ic ipal Dis tric t has €120 ,000 in its coffer s for the scheme, which will see 43 cameras installed at 17 locations in the town area. But hope was expressed at the Municipal District’s meeting on Monday that work on implementing the scheme could ...

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 ...

SINN FÉIN MEETING HEARS CALL FOR GOVERNMENT ACTION ON BANK OF IRELAND BRANCH CLOSURES

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26 Mar 2021 Comments Off on SINN FÉIN MEETING HEARS CALL FOR GOVERNMENT ACTION ON BANK OF IRELAND BRANCH CLOSURES
SINN FÉIN MEETING HEARS CALL FOR GOVERNMENT ACTION ON BANK OF IRELAND BRANCH CLOSURES

The Government must use its substantial stake in the Bank of Ireland to prevent the closures of local branches in Clones and Castleblayney. That was the clear message from a public meeting organised by Sinn Féin TD for Cavan/Monaghan Matt Carthy last Friday evening, held online due to Covid-19 restrictions. The meeting, attended by business representatives and members of the community from ‘Blayney and Clones, was told by Deputy Carthy that, when local towns lose banking services, it resulted in lower levels of investment and therefore had a negative impact ...

ST PATRICK AND EVANGELYN SPREAD THE GOOD NEWS IN MONAGHAN

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19 Mar 2021 Comments Off on ST PATRICK AND EVANGELYN SPREAD THE GOOD NEWS IN MONAGHAN
ST PATRICK AND EVANGELYN SPREAD THE GOOD NEWS IN MONAGHAN

A young girl, Evangelyn, poses with one of the images of St Patrick that were placed at locations in the centre of Monaghan Town by The Acts Community Church, as part of their St Patrick’s Day celebrations and to bring the festival out into the community. The name Evangelyn derives from the Greek and means “Good News”. St Patrick in his Confessio wrote: “I am first of all a simple country person, a refugee, and unlearned….” And of the Irish he said, “Now, they have become the people of the ...

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 ...

BETTER WI-FI NEEDED AT ROSSMORE PARK

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30 Oct 2020 Comments Off on BETTER WI-FI NEEDED AT ROSSMORE PARK
BETTER WI-FI NEEDED AT ROSSMORE PARK

Deficiencies in the mobile phone and wi-fi coverage available at the Rossmore Forest Park amenity were highlighted by Councillor Cathy Bennett at the October meeting of the Monaghan Municipal District. Welcoming the fact that there were plans to improve the service, Councillor Bennett said that people out walking in the middle of the park could get lost if they couldn’t get a proper signal. Improvements in this regard were also important for emergency services. Municipal District Coordinator Donal McElwain noted that the Gardaí and emergency services had keys to allow ...