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SUDDEN DEATH OF LEADING CO MONAGHAN GAA FIGURE

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24 Nov 2017 Comments Off on SUDDEN DEATH OF LEADING CO MONAGHAN GAA FIGURE
SUDDEN DEATH OF LEADING CO MONAGHAN GAA FIGURE

Co Monaghan Gaeldom is in mourning following the news of the sudden death on Tuesday, November 21 of Mr liam Stirrat, Scotstown, former Chairman of the Monaghan Co Board of the GAA. Mr Stirrat served his Scotstown club and the county team with great distinction in playing and management capacities and was also one of the county’s leading GAA administrators. As a player he represented Scotstown and Monaghan at Minor, U-21 and Senior level. He won his first Senior Championship medal….

SCOTSHOUSE PLAYGROUND OFFICIAL OPENING

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18 Nov 2016 Comments Off on SCOTSHOUSE PLAYGROUND OFFICIAL OPENING
SCOTSHOUSE PLAYGROUND OFFICIAL OPENING

Saturday 12th November was a very special day in the calender for the community & children of Scotshouse as it saw the official opening of their long awaited playground. This was officially opened by members of the Ballybay-Clones Municipal District along with Monaghan County players Conor McManus and Catriona McKenna. This was a project that was more than welcomed by the community and which was made possible by the hard work & determination of the local community & businesses along with the help of the Local authority. The perfect site for ...

SCOTSTOWN FIND WINNING FORMULA

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1 Sep 2016 Comments Off on SCOTSTOWN FIND WINNING FORMULA
SCOTSTOWN FIND WINNING FORMULA

Scotstown 0-15 Truagh 0-07 Scotstown may not have been firing on all cylinders but they still proved too strong for Truagh in this Greenfield Foods Senior Football Championship encounterf which booked their place in the semi-final and keeps their aspirations of retaining their senior championship crown on track. The defending championds will know however that it will take further improvement on this performance to keep the dream alive as they had to work hard against a Truagh team that put in a vastly improved performance from their display against Ballybay in ...

HEROIC HUGHES BOOKS FINAL SPOT

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20 Nov 2015 Comments Off on HEROIC HUGHES BOOKS FINAL SPOT
HEROIC HUGHES BOOKS FINAL SPOT

Scotstown  2-09 Trillick  2-07 Scotstown became the first Monaghan club to qualify for the AIB Ulster SFC Final since 1994 when they edged out Trillick in an entertaining encounter in Enniskillen last Sunday. Scotstown were pushed all the way by the Tyrone champions, but they got over the line in a tense finish to make their first provincial decider since 1989. Darren Hughes continued his impressive form at full-forward by hitting 2-2 for Scotstown, who also had good performances from the likes of Kieran Hughes, Orin Heaphey and Damien McArdle, while Richard and Niall ...

HAT-TRICK OF WINS SETS UP BIG DAY OF AIB ULSTER CLUB SEMI FINALS

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6 Nov 2015 Comments Off on HAT-TRICK OF WINS SETS UP BIG DAY OF AIB ULSTER CLUB SEMI FINALS
HAT-TRICK OF WINS SETS UP BIG DAY  OF AIB ULSTER  CLUB SEMI FINALS

For the first time in four years, all three Monaghan football champions have qualified for the AIB Ulster Club semi-finals. by COLM SHALVEY Scotstown, Doohamlet and Rockcorry all picked up excellent results in the provincial championships last Sunday, making it the first time since 2011 – when Latton, Carrickmacross and Cremartin all won their quarter-finals – that Monaghan’s senior, intermediate and junior representatives have all cleared the first hurdle. Scotstown made headlines well beyond the county by dethroning Ulster champions Slaughtneil in an entertaining game in Clones. Darren Hughes gave a tour ...

NEW EXPLORATION OF BLACK PIG’S DYKE PROPOSED AS MONAGHAN HERITAGE PLAN LAUNCHED

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3 May 2013 One Comment
NEW EXPLORATION OF BLACK PIG’S DYKE PROPOSED AS MONAGHAN HERITAGE  PLAN LAUNCHED

A new exploration of the important archaeological earthwork the Black Pig’s Dyke is one of a series of 31 initiatives to be undertaken as part of the implementation of the 2012-2017 Co Monaghan Heritage Plan, which was formally launched by Co Mayor Hugh McElvaney at Monaghan Town’s Market House on Thursday last. The Black Pig’s Dyke project will see work undertaken using state-of-the-art archaeological techniques to identify, map and survey the extant and potential features and fragments of the Iron Age earthwork, which is believed to date to around ...

TWO MEN APPEAR IN COURT FOLLOWING FATAL ACCIDENT OUTSIDE CLONES

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21 Sep 2012 Comments Off on TWO MEN APPEAR IN COURT FOLLOWING FATAL ACCIDENT OUTSIDE CLONES

Two men appeared before Monaghan District Court on Monday following a fatal accident in which a 22-year-old man from Scotshouse lost his life on the concession road between Clones and Cavan on Saturday morning. James Brady of Scotshouse Close, Scotshouse was tragically killed when the car in which he was a front seat passenger was involved in a head-on collision with another vehicle at Clonoony, on the N54, shortly before 4am on Saturday morning. It is understood that he was pronounced dead while being taken to Cavan General ...

JUDGE LEADS TRIBUTES TO FORMER COUNTY REGISTRAR JOSIE DUFFY

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26 Jan 2012 Comments Off on JUDGE LEADS TRIBUTES TO FORMER COUNTY REGISTRAR JOSIE DUFFY

WARM tributes were paid at Monday’s sitting of Monaghan District Court to former county registrar, and returning officer for the Cavan/Monaghan constituency, Josephine (Josie) Duffy, of Cavany, Scotshouse, who passed away in Cavan Hospital on Sunday last Before commencing proceedings on Monday morning, Judge Sean MacBride said he wanted to pay tribute to the late Ms Duffy, who was an absolute lady and had been an outstanding county registrar. She had qualified as a solicitor as a mature student, going on to work in the offices of Mr Black ...

FLAT LAKE FESTIVAL WEEKEND ONE TO REMEMBER

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10 Jun 2011 Comments Off on FLAT LAKE FESTIVAL WEEKEND ONE TO REMEMBER
FLAT LAKE FESTIVAL WEEKEND ONE TO REMEMBER

HOLLYWOOD stars played guitar and Ireland’s greatest writers talked about the state of the nation. TV star comedians played Bingo and a variety club of madcap performers all did their unique Flat Lake Thing. But the biggest roar of approval – even more heartfelt than the return of The Strypes or the arrival on stage of the Rubberbandits – came on Sunday night when founder Kevin Allen got up on the Butty Barn stage and declared: “We’ve just had the figures in for gate receipts and ...