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SCOTSTOWN LADIES RUN AROUND IRELAND RAISES €11,420

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9 Apr 2021 No Comment
SCOTSTOWN LADIES RUN AROUND IRELAND RAISES €11,420

Pictured is Mary Callery from the Crocus Cancer Support Group in Monaghan, accepting the presentation of €5,710 from some of the representatives of the Scotstown Ladies GFC Senior Team and management, Laura Carey, right and Alanna and Abbie McCarey. The money is half of the proceeds of the teams virtual run around Ireland, which raised a total of €11,420, with a matching amount presented to Breast Cancer Ireland. The players and management were delighted to have raised such a generous amount and thanked everybody who supported them in the fundraiser, ...

BLOCKBUSTER FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT FOR MONAGHAN’S HOLLYWOOD!

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26 Mar 2021 Comments Off on BLOCKBUSTER FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT FOR MONAGHAN’S HOLLYWOOD!
BLOCKBUSTER FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT FOR MONAGHAN’S HOLLYWOOD!

AMENITY GETS €276,385 FOR MAJOR UPGRADE Hollywood Forest Park in North Monaghan is set for a major upgrade of its amenities following Monday’s announcement by Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys TD of an allocation of €276,385 from her Department’s Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme. The monies will fund the provision of a quality freshwater bathing site and the upgrading of walks, picnic and seating areas, changing facilities, toilets and fishing stands. “Also included is the creation of a strong identity for the amenity and signposting throughout the site,” Minister ...

HOLLYWOOD TRANQUILLITY

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9 Jan 2021 Comments Off on HOLLYWOOD TRANQUILLITY
HOLLYWOOD TRANQUILLITY

This beautiful tableau was captured by Northern Standard photographer Rory Geary on the frozen Hollywood Lake near Scotstown this week, with ducks taking flight and a swan serene in the nascent New Year light.

GARDAÍ LIAISING WITH PSNI IN INVESTIGATION OF BURNT-OUT VEHICLES IN KNOCKATALLON AND SCOTSTOWN

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12 Nov 2020 Comments Off on GARDAÍ LIAISING WITH PSNI IN INVESTIGATION OF BURNT-OUT VEHICLES IN KNOCKATALLON AND SCOTSTOWN
GARDAÍ LIAISING WITH PSNI IN INVESTIGATION OF BURNT-OUT VEHICLES IN KNOCKATALLON AND SCOTSTOWN

The Gardaí were liaising with the PSNI in relation to the investigation of a number of burnt-out vehicles found in the Knockatallon and Scotstown areas, it was stated at Tuesday’s meeting of the Co Monaghan Joint Policing Committee. The occurrences were brought to the meeting’s attention by Monaghan Co Council member Cathy Bennett. Referring to a recent report she had received of a burnt-out car in the Knockatallon area, Councillor Bennett said she had subsequently been made aware of two similar incidents of this nature, leading to Monaghan Co Council ...

COLLISION SURVIVOR PAYS TRIBUTE TO SCOTSTOWN ADVANCED PARAMEDIC WHO SAVED HER LIFE

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18 Sep 2020 Comments Off on COLLISION SURVIVOR PAYS TRIBUTE TO SCOTSTOWN ADVANCED PARAMEDIC WHO SAVED HER LIFE
COLLISION SURVIVOR PAYS TRIBUTE TO SCOTSTOWN ADVANCED PARAMEDIC WHO SAVED HER LIFE

By Veronica Corr Last Friday, Athlone native Maeve Kelly made a presentation to the man who saved her life four years ago, an advanced paramedic by the name of Brendan Clerkin, originally from Scotstown. Maeve felt moved to convey her thanks to Brendan, to whom she says she literally owes her life. The presentation, of a signed Scotstown senior team jersey was made at Athlone Ambulance Station. Brendan and his family live in Clara, Co. Offaly. In 2016, Maeve was involved in a life-changing road traffic collision outside Roscommon Town, ...

REMEMBERING JEAN KENNEDY SMITH

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26 Jun 2020 Comments Off on REMEMBERING JEAN KENNEDY SMITH
REMEMBERING JEAN KENNEDY SMITH

Michael Fisher Tributes have been paid to Jean Kennedy Smith, the last surviving member of the nine children of Rose (Fitzgerald) and Joseph P. Kennedy. She died last week at her home in Manhattan, aged 92. Her siblings included US President John F. Kennedy, Senator Robert F. Kennedy, Special Olympic founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Senator Ted Kennedy and the Rosemary Kennedy, who visited Castleblayney in 1938, when her father was appointed US Ambassador to the UK. KNOCKATALLON VISIT As US Ambassador to Ireland, she travelled to the border area of ...

SCOTSTOWN MUSICIAN SHOWCASED ON DOCUMENTARY ABOUT NORTHERN FIDDLE TRADITION

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28 Feb 2020 Comments Off on SCOTSTOWN MUSICIAN SHOWCASED ON DOCUMENTARY ABOUT NORTHERN FIDDLE TRADITION
SCOTSTOWN MUSICIAN SHOWCASED ON DOCUMENTARY ABOUT NORTHERN FIDDLE TRADITION

Dónal McCague from Scotstown is one of the musicians featured on a new TG4/BBC documentary on the northern fiddle tradition. To be broadcast on March 1 on TG4, the documentary is the work of Deaglán Ó Mochain, “one of the Ballybay Moens” as he told the Northern Standard this week. Deaglán’s film draws its inspiration from The Northern Fiddler, a 1979 publication by Allen Feldman and Éamonn O’Doherty, which he describes as “a unique compilation of music, photos, illustrations and interviews, featuring a selection of fiddle players from South Donegal ...

AUGHEY WELCOMES NEW PLAYPARK FUNDING FOR HOLLYWOOD LAKE

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10 May 2019 Comments Off on AUGHEY WELCOMES NEW PLAYPARK FUNDING FOR HOLLYWOOD LAKE
AUGHEY WELCOMES NEW PLAYPARK FUNDING FOR HOLLYWOOD LAKE

Cllr Raymond Aughey has called for new funding for a playpark at Hollywood Lake. “Hollywood Lake and its surrounds have long been a safe and welcoming attraction for all in County Monaghan and any opportunity to enhance the amenities are most welcome. I am calling for funding for a new playpark that will be available for locals and visitors alike!”

#MY MONAGHAN – TOURISM CAMPAIGN

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19 Jul 2018 Comments Off on #MY MONAGHAN – TOURISM CAMPAIGN
#MY MONAGHAN – TOURISM CAMPAIGN

The third #MyMonaghan video is being released today. Each video in the series features local people, talking about their passions and telling their stories. In the third video, Paddy Sherry, from Knockatallon Ramblers, talks about getting off the beaten track on Sliabh Beagh and tells the story of a Highwayman who roamed the hills in the 17th Century! To hear his story, log on to https://monaghantourism.com/i ndex.php/mymonaghan to see the third video release or check it out on www.facebook.com/Monaghantourism PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE

SCOTSTOWN SET FOR SEMI’S

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8 Sep 2017 Comments Off on SCOTSTOWN SET FOR SEMI’S
SCOTSTOWN SET FOR SEMI’S

Scotstown 1-18 Latton 1-17 JOHN GRAHAM Reigning champions Scotstown booked their place in the semi-finals of the Greenfield Foods Snior Football Championship with the narrowest of victories over Latton in an absolute thriller in Clontibret on Saturday evening last. Two points in stoppage time by Ross McKenna and Shane Carey, from a free, seal ed victory for the blues. The game saw the return of team captain Donal Morgan after injury while Darren Hughes and Francis Caulfield made their first appearances in this year’s championship for Scotstown while for… Scotstown 1-18 Latton 1-17