Articles in the Rockcorry Category

TRUCK DRIVER GETS FIVE YEARS FOR IMPORTING €600,000 CANNABIS

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27 Apr 2012 Comments Off on TRUCK DRIVER GETS FIVE YEARS FOR IMPORTING €600,000 CANNABIS

A Rockcorry truck driver has been jailed for five years for importing €600,000 worth of cannabis into the State. David Mathews (27) was observed by gardai driving his truck off the ferry at Dublin Port and transporting the drugs to his Monaghan home where two men met him and took the cannabis to Northern Ireland. They were stopped after they crossed the border by the PSNI and each was later jailed for six years Mathews, of Drumgola, Rockcorry pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to the ...

CREDIT-CLAIMING POLITICIANS COME IN FOR CRITICISM AT COUNCIL MEETING

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21 Oct 2011 Comments Off on CREDIT-CLAIMING POLITICIANS COME IN FOR CRITICISM AT COUNCIL MEETING
CREDIT-CLAIMING POLITICIANS COME IN FOR CRITICISM AT COUNCIL MEETING

The practice of national politicians ‘announcing’ or claiming credit for funding or projects approved by the Government that they might not have had any direct involvement in securing came in for criticism at Monday night’s meeting of Monaghan Town Council. The criticism was voiced in the course of comments of welcome for the acquisition by the Council of €11,500 in funding for the provision of outdoor fitness machines that are to be sited in the Peter’s Lake area of the town. Cathaoirleach David Maxwell said he had received ...

NEW ROCKCORRY NATIONAL SCHOOL WELCOMES ITS FIRST STUDENTS!

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1 Sep 2011 Comments Off on NEW ROCKCORRY NATIONAL SCHOOL WELCOMES ITS FIRST STUDENTS!
NEW ROCKCORRY NATIONAL SCHOOL WELCOMES ITS FIRST STUDENTS!

The sparkling and spacious new Church of Ireland National School in Rockcorry received its first batch of pupils on Tuesday last, marking a major milestone in what has been a hugely successful project in difficult times, and bringing six years of initial planning to a culmination. Under the stewardship of long-serving school principal Hazel Speares, the tastefully designed new school has three classrooms, a resource room, learning support room, staff room, offices, general purpose hall and toilets, and is set in grounds comprising a grass pitch and hard-core pitch ...

18-YEAR-OLD WOMAN CRITICALLY INJURED IN ROCKCORRY ACCIDENT

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1 Sep 2011 Comments Off on 18-YEAR-OLD WOMAN CRITICALLY INJURED IN ROCKCORRY ACCIDENT
18-YEAR-OLD WOMAN CRITICALLY INJURED IN ROCKCORRY ACCIDENT

An 18-year-old Rockcorry woman remained in a critical condition at Cavan Hospital last night following a horrific traffic accident on Tuesday evening last when the car being driven by her mother was involved in a collision with a rigid lorry. The Scania tipper truck, which was also driven by a local man, had been travelling towards Rockcorry at Claraghy, about half a mile outside the village when the accident occurred. It is understood that the woman, whose 18 and 12-year-old daughters were in the Ford Focus five-door car, ...

ROCKCORRY REACH THE SEMI-FINALS

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22 Jul 2011 Comments Off on ROCKCORRY REACH THE SEMI-FINALS
ROCKCORRY REACH THE SEMI-FINALS

ROCKCORRY 0-10 DRUMHOWAN 0-05 JOHN GRAHAM reports Rockcorry are safely through to the semi-final of the intermediate football championship after proving too strong and too versatile for Drumhowan in this always interesting if never spectacular game that was played in blustery and even wintry conditions in Aughnamullen on Sunday evening last. The result is another disappointing chapter in what is proving to be a difficult season for Drumhowan who now exit the series and all their ...

LOCAL ANGLERS UNITE TO COMBAT ILLEGAL POACHING PROBLEM

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10 Jun 2011 Comments Off on LOCAL ANGLERS UNITE TO COMBAT ILLEGAL POACHING PROBLEM
LOCAL ANGLERS UNITE TO  COMBAT ILLEGAL  POACHING PROBLEM

By Michael McDonnell michael@northern-standard.ie growing frustration with the ever increasing levels of illegal poaching of fish on local rivers and lakes came to a head at a special meeting organised last Thursday night in the Sail Inn, Shercock, where a new initiative to be known as ‘Lakewatch’ was launched in a bid to counteract the problem. The damage being done to angling tourism by illegal fishing practices on lakes — and the littering that went hand in hand with it — was highlighted by the large gathering of local enthusiasts that ...

Strictly Come Dancing in Rockcorry

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1 Apr 2011 Comments Off on Strictly Come Dancing in Rockcorry