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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, ...

COUNCILLORS WELCOME FUNDING FOR WALKING & CYCLING PROJECTS

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9 Apr 2021 No Comment
COUNCILLORS WELCOME FUNDING FOR WALKING & CYCLING PROJECTS

As featured on the front page of last week’s Northern Standard, the National Transport Authority has awarded €3,985,620 to Monaghan County Council to complete a number of walking and cycling projects during 2021. The funding marks the first year in a five year scheme aimed at supporting small local authorities such as Monaghan County Council to invest in urban walking and cycling infrastructure, to bring the level of infrastructure available in towns to a level where walking and cycling are attractive alternatives to the motor car for getting around town. ...

PANDEMIC CRIME TRENDS DOWN BUT COCAINE A FACTOR IN RISE IN MONAGHAN DRUG DRIVING INCIDENTS

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26 Mar 2021 Comments Off on PANDEMIC CRIME TRENDS DOWN BUT COCAINE A FACTOR IN RISE IN MONAGHAN DRUG DRIVING INCIDENTS
PANDEMIC CRIME TRENDS DOWN BUT COCAINE A FACTOR IN RISE IN MONAGHAN DRUG DRIVING INCIDENTS

When there was a downward trend in crimes such as assaults and burglaries during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, incidences of drink and drug driving in Co Monaghan were on the increase and this was a source of concern for the Gardaí, Tuesday’s meeting of the Co Monaghan Joint Policing Committee was told. Garda Chief Superintendent Aidan Glacken informed the meeting that the Gardaí were particularly concerned about a rise in cocaine use which was a factor in the drug driving increase. However, the Chief Superintendent also highlighted significant recent success ...

PEACE PLUS Public Consultation

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15 Mar 2021 Comments Off on PEACE PLUS Public Consultation

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MINISTER BROPHY CONGRATULATES
MONAGHAN’S GLOBAL GOAL GETTERS

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12 Mar 2021 Comments Off on MINISTER BROPHY CONGRATULATES
MONAGHAN’S GLOBAL GOAL GETTERS
MINISTER BROPHY CONGRATULATES<br>MONAGHAN’S GLOBAL GOAL GETTERS

Work of pupils from Lisdoonan National School and Scoil Naomh Padraig showcased in new Our World Irish Aid Awards online magazine Minister of State for Overseas Development and Diaspora, Colm Brophy T.D., has pressed the ‘go live’ button on the first edition of Global Goal Getters, a new online publication showcasing the work of primary school pupils across Ireland participating in this year’s Our World Irish Aid Awards, the Department of Foreign Affairs’ flagship global citizenship award scheme. Amongst the 33 schools selected whose work has been to be included in ...

A STALWART OF ROSSMORE – GEORGE LEONARD REMEMBERED

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12 Mar 2021 Comments Off on A STALWART OF ROSSMORE – GEORGE LEONARD REMEMBERED
A STALWART OF ROSSMORE – GEORGE LEONARD REMEMBERED

The sadness but warmth of recollection current in the minds and hearts of the members of Rossmore Golf Club following the passing of their friend and club stalwart George Leonard is encapsulated in the following tribute from VINCENT GILHAWLEY… A stalwart of Rossmore -George Leonard remembered George Leonard was a man I was extremely honoured to call a staunch loyal friend ever since I first met him through golf at Rossmore Golf Club in the early 1980s. George was the quintessential loyal club member, the one who believed in totally ...

CIAN MCPHILLIPS TO BUILD ON PROGRESS

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12 Mar 2021 Comments Off on CIAN MCPHILLIPS TO BUILD ON PROGRESS

Athletics From temporarily setting aside Leaving Cert worries to going toe to toe with veteran Mark English to contesting a first senior European Championship, it has been a whirlwind month for Longford athlete Cian McPhillips (PICTURED), who has strong family connections in north Monaghan. Eyes in Co Monaghan, particularly in Scotstown, would have been fixed on RTÉ’s coverage of the European Indoor Championships in Toruń, Poland, where 18-yearold McPhillips ran in the 800m. A composed run in his heat on Friday saw the Longford AC youngster breeze through the field in ...

NEW MONAGHAN-BASED DIGITAL HUB CAN HELP REGION’S BUSINESSES TAKE ON THE WORLD, LAUNCH TOLD

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5 Mar 2021 Comments Off on NEW MONAGHAN-BASED DIGITAL HUB CAN HELP REGION’S BUSINESSES TAKE ON THE WORLD, LAUNCH TOLD
NEW MONAGHAN-BASED DIGITAL HUB CAN HELP REGION’S BUSINESSES TAKE ON THE WORLD, LAUNCH TOLD

“There is no reason why any business in our region can’t take on the world,” stated Chief Executive John Shaw yesterday (Wednesday) during the online launch of the North-East Digital Innovation Hub project, a new dedicated facility based in Monaghan Town which will assist enterprises across the region in applying emerging technologies in areas such as Artificial Intelligence and robotics and maximising the potential of their data resources. Around 150 representatives of north-east businesses signed in to listen to presentations on the theme of “Helping Your Enterprise Win with Data”. ...

CARRICK, BALLYBAY AND COOTEHILL OUTDOOR RECREATION PROJECTS GET MAJOR FUNDING BOOST

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5 Mar 2021 Comments Off on CARRICK, BALLYBAY AND COOTEHILL OUTDOOR RECREATION PROJECTS GET MAJOR FUNDING BOOST

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD has today (Thursday) announced almost €464,000 in funding for outdoor projects in Monaghan. In a major investment in outdoor amenities in the county, some €200,000 will be spent on the Ballybay trail networks. A further €200,000 will be invested in the Dromore Greenway and almost €64,000 will be spent on the Lough na Glack to Ardee Road Walking Trail in Carrickmacross. The total spend is part of a €6.5 million investment nationwide under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme, which is run ...

CONROY SEEKS JOINT VENTURE WITH TURKISH COMPANY TO FURTHER CLONTIBRET GOLD MINE PROJECT

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5 Mar 2021 Comments Off on CONROY SEEKS JOINT VENTURE WITH TURKISH COMPANY TO FURTHER CLONTIBRET GOLD MINE PROJECT
CONROY SEEKS JOINT VENTURE WITH TURKISH COMPANY TO FURTHER CLONTIBRET GOLD MINE PROJECT

Conroy Gold and Natural Resources announced this week that it is pursuing a joint venture with Turkish mining company Demir to develop its gold exploration project in the Border region, including its prospect at Clontibret in Co Monaghan. Conroy said it had signed a letter of intent to form a joint venture with Demir Export, which had agreed to pay €9 million in two tranches to finance the first two phases of development of the 65- kilometre gold prospecting corridor at the Longford-Down Massif. Chairman Professor Richard Conway stated: ”Demir ...