Articles in the Uncategorized Category

BORDER COMMUNITIES GROUP CONDEMNS BRITISH GOVERNMENT’S BID TO CHANGE BREXIT PROTOCOL

General News, Headline, Uncategorized »

23 Jul 2021 No Comment
BORDER COMMUNITIES GROUP CONDEMNS BRITISH GOVERNMENT’S BID TO CHANGE BREXIT PROTOCOL

The Border Communities Against Brexit campaign groups has said that the British Government’s attempts to seek major changes in the Northern Ireland protocol is an attempt to pit the two communities in Ireland against each other. Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis MP in a statement to the House of Commons yesterday called for an end to virtually all checks on goods made in Britain intended for sale in Northern Ireland. There was speculation as we went to press that the British Government was prepared to back its calls for major ...

CONROY COMPLETES DUE DILIGENCE DRILLING AT CLONTIBRET GOLD DEPOSIT

General News, Headline, Uncategorized »

11 Jul 2021 Comments Off on CONROY COMPLETES DUE DILIGENCE DRILLING AT CLONTIBRET GOLD DEPOSIT
CONROY COMPLETES DUE DILIGENCE DRILLING AT CLONTIBRET GOLD DEPOSIT

Errigal Contracts investment in training academy reaches €6.5 million Conroy Gold and Natural Resources announced on Tuesday that it had completed due diligence drilling in the Clontibret area of Co Monaghan where the exploration company hopes to establish a gold mine. The drilling at two holes in Clontibret and that carried out in other locations was part of the process towards finalising the joint venture agreement Conroy plan to enter with Turkish conglomerate Demir Export. The joint venture project has as its principal focus the establishment of a Clontibret gold mine. ...

EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED

GAA, General News, Sport, Sports News, Uncategorized »

2 Jul 2021 Comments Off on EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED
EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED

130,000 expected to attend camps COLM SHALVEY The 2021 Kellogg’s Cúl Camps got underway on Monday, with Clones and Clontibret hosting Monaghan’s first camps of the summer. Monaghan GAA will have 20 Cúl Camps altogether between now and late August, with sold-out camps taking place at Castleblayney and Monaghan Harps next week. The Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps offers children a healthy, fun and safe summer outdoor activity at locations nationwide, with more than 130,000 expected to attend over 1,200 venues. Following the successful health and safety measures from last year, similar guidelines ...

LOCAL NEWS PUBLISHERS AMONG MOST TRUSTED MEDIA IN IRELAND

General News, Uncategorized »

25 Jun 2021 Comments Off on LOCAL NEWS PUBLISHERS AMONG MOST TRUSTED MEDIA IN IRELAND
LOCAL NEWS PUBLISHERS AMONG MOST TRUSTED MEDIA IN IRELAND

Local news publishers are among the most trusted media in Ireland according to the 2021 Digital News Report by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. The report shows that trust in local newspapers and their digital content has increased from 71% to 75% over the past year, while levels of distrust are lower than for any other media and only equalled by the Irish Times. President of Local Ireland Declan McGuire of the Connacht Tribune Group said: “Local Ireland represents 42 paid-for newspapers all around the country. During ...

SMITHBOROUGH’S LORRAINE TO RECEIVE IRELAND’S HIGHEST ACADEMIC HONOUR

General News, SMITHBORO, Uncategorized »

20 May 2021 Comments Off on SMITHBOROUGH’S LORRAINE TO RECEIVE IRELAND’S HIGHEST ACADEMIC HONOUR
SMITHBOROUGH’S LORRAINE TO RECEIVE IRELAND’S HIGHEST ACADEMIC HONOUR

Prof. Lorraine O’Driscoll (nee McElroy), Chair of Pharmacology and Biomedicine at Trinity College Dublin, from Annamartin, Smithborough, is being inducted into the Royal Irish Academy, Ireland’s leading body of experts in the sciences and humanities, on Friday 21st May. Membership is by election and is considered to be the highest academic honour in Ireland. The Royal Irish Academy has been honouring Ireland’s leading contributors to the world of learning since its establishment in 1785. Admittance to the Academy is a prestigious honour, and those elected are entitled to use the ...

FOOTBALL OPENING A POSITIVE

GAA, General News, Sport, Sports News, Uncategorized »

7 May 2021 Comments Off on FOOTBALL OPENING A POSITIVE
FOOTBALL OPENING A POSITIVE

Colm Shalvey reports Last weekend marked the 16th anniversary of a famous win for Monaghan, when a combination of Paul Finlay’s trusted left boot and Meath sub Mark Ward’s right fist led to a euphoric pitch invasion by successstarved supporters at Croke Park. That Division Two League title, achieved in the most remarkable “pickpocket” fashion, marked a longawaited piece of silverware for Monaghan’s senior footballers. The upcoming Allianz Football League campaign could see Monaghan call on a handful of youngsters who will have little to no memory of that day at ...

EIRGRID CHIEF SAYS THEY CAN’T USE UNDERGROUND CABLE FOR NORTH-SOUTH GRID INTERCONNECTOR

General News, Headline, Uncategorized »

7 May 2021 Comments Off on EIRGRID CHIEF SAYS THEY CAN’T USE UNDERGROUND CABLE FOR NORTH-SOUTH GRID INTERCONNECTOR
EIRGRID CHIEF SAYS THEY CAN’T USE UNDERGROUND CABLE FOR NORTH-SOUTH GRID INTERCONNECTOR

Michael Fisher EirGrid’s Chief Executive Mark Foley appeared online before the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Climate last week, six days after he had briefed Councillors in Monaghan on the North South interconnector. The main reason for his appearance was once again to outline the company’s public consultation on “Shaping our Electricity Future.” However when he had finished his prepared statement, the Committee Chair Green Party Deputy Brian Leddin from Limerick was quick to put the first question to Mr Foley concerning the North South interconnector, which he described as “a ...

ROSSMORE PARK’S UPWARD SWING CONTINUES!

Uncategorized »

23 Apr 2021 Comments Off on ROSSMORE PARK’S UPWARD SWING CONTINUES!

Rossmore Forest Park in Monaghan Town is continuing to experience an upward swing in its usage, with the children’s play area proving a particular source of delight as illustrated by the happy expressions on the faces of two users captured by our photographer Rory Geary this week. Already revealed as the second most visited of Coillte’s public parks in Ireland in a recent survey, the amenity is expected to see more visitor numbers during the improving weather of coming months. Monaghan Municipal District this week discussed the need for more ...

FUNDRAISERS: LA519 FOUNDATION RAISES OVER 13,000 EURO

GAA, Sport, Sports News, Uncategorized »

23 Apr 2021 Comments Off on FUNDRAISERS: LA519 FOUNDATION RAISES OVER 13,000 EURO
FUNDRAISERS: LA519 FOUNDATION RAISES OVER 13,000 EURO

COLM SHALVEY A charity in memory of Emyvale juvenile player Luke Aughey has so far raised over €13,000 in aid of mental-health resources. Emyvale GAA posted: “On May 25, 2019, we l ost our dear friend and club player Luke Aughey. At the age of just 16, Luke left us far too early. He is remembered fondly and missed so much by so many of his friends and all those associated with the Emyvale GAA Club. In March of this year, Luke’s parents Deirdre and Barry, along with his family, set ...

SCOTSTOWN LADIES RUN AROUND IRELAND RAISES €11,420

General News, Scotstown, Uncategorized »

9 Apr 2021 Comments Off on SCOTSTOWN LADIES RUN AROUND IRELAND RAISES €11,420
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, ...