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MONAGHAN VACCINATION CENTRE BECOMES OPERATIONAL AS COVID-19 NUMBERS IN COUNTY CLIMB AGAIN

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30 Apr 2021 No Comment
MONAGHAN VACCINATION CENTRE BECOMES OPERATIONAL AS COVID-19 NUMBERS IN COUNTY CLIMB AGAIN

The Covid-19 vaccination centre located at the Hillgrove Hotel in Monaghan Town became fully operational on Friday last. The Monaghan centre, and that located at the Hotel Kilmore in Cavan which also went “public facing” on Friday, were extremely busy over the first days after opening, the HSE reported. In Co. Monaghan the number of Covid-19 cases reported on Monday was 13. This brings the total since the start of the pandemic last year to just over 5000 (5006). The incidence rate per 100,000 population over fourteen days has been ...

UNDERAGE LOCKDOWN IS EASED

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30 Apr 2021 No Comment

TRAINING ALLOWED IN PODS Colm Shalvey reports Pitches all over the country were once again full of activity this week after a lengthy pause, as underage training finally resumed almost four months into 2021. As part of the gradual easing of Government guidelines finally easing, juvenile training was belatedly permitted to return via pods of 15 on Monday on a non-contact basis. There was a tangible sense of excitement and anticipation as scores of teams across Monaghan in different codes were among the many all over the country to get back to ...

OUTDOORS WILL BE THE THEME OF THE SUMMER

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30 Apr 2021 No Comment
OUTDOORS WILL BE THE THEME OF THE SUMMER

COLM SHALVEY As part of the slow, phased restart of sporting activities, golf courses were given the green light to reopen on Monday. For the first time since closing their gates at the end of last year, this marked the occasion when all golf clubs across the island could reopen their fairways, with many courses having been closed for a total of 30 weeks since March 2020. Golf resumed in the six counties earlier this month but as the Irish Government’s latest easing of restrictions took effect, all 382 golf clubs ...

BOOST FOR COOTEHILL ECONOMY AS NEW DPD DISTRIBUTION CENTRE OPENS

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23 Apr 2021 No Comment
BOOST FOR COOTEHILL ECONOMY AS NEW DPD DISTRIBUTION CENTRE OPENS

A new distribution centre has been launched in Cootehill which has set the target of facilitating a million parcel deliveries across Monaghan and Cavan this year. Cavan/Monaghan TD and Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys performed the official opening of the DPD Ireland facility on Monday. The new 15,000 sq ft development will combine the services delivered from the company’s former locations in Cavan and Monaghan. DPD said it had experienced a huge increase in demand for its services during the Covid-19 pandemic. Minister Humphreys said the development ...

SENIOR TEAM PREPARES FOR LEAGUE

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23 Apr 2021 No Comment
SENIOR TEAM PREPARES FOR LEAGUE

NATIONAL HURLING LEAGUE SET TO START ON MAY 8/9 Colm Shalvey reports With the long-delayed 2021 intercounty GAA fixtures being released by drip feed, but yet to be confirmed by Croke Park, attention this week turned to the various championship draws. The provisional Allianz National Football League fixtures have Monaghan due to host Armagh on May 15, but if, as expected, the county loses home advantage for one game for last month’s breach of the training ban, that will have to be played at an alternative venue. Monaghan are set to be ...

McENEANEY SUSPENDED AS MONAGHAN MANAGER AFTER BREACH OF COVID-19 TRAINING RESTRICTIONS

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16 Apr 2021 Comments Off on McENEANEY SUSPENDED AS MONAGHAN MANAGER AFTER BREACH OF COVID-19 TRAINING RESTRICTIONS
McENEANEY SUSPENDED AS MONAGHAN MANAGER AFTER BREACH OF COVID-19 TRAINING RESTRICTIONS

Monaghan GAA has suspended senior football manager Seamus McEnaney for 12 weeks in the wake of revelations on Thursday last that the Monaghan team held a training session at Corduff in March in breach of Covid- 19 guidelines. It was reported that the Department of Justice had received an anonymous communication in relation to the training session and was supplied with footage allegedly showing players breaching Covid restrictions by taking part in collective training. The Gardaí confirmed that they were carrying out an investigation into the matter. A statement from ...

RESTART GRANTS GAVE €9.3 MILLION TO MONAGHAN BUSINESSES –

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16 Apr 2021 Comments Off on RESTART GRANTS GAVE €9.3 MILLION TO MONAGHAN BUSINESSES –
RESTART GRANTS GAVE €9.3 MILLION TO MONAGHAN BUSINESSES –

BUT FURTHER RATES SUPPORT VITAL FOR COVID-19 RECOVERY SAY CO COUNCILLORS Co Monaghan has led the country in the effectiveness of the implementation of the Restart Grant initiative to aid businesses impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, Monday’s meeting of Monaghan Co Council was told. Head of Finance John Murray said that the grant initiative had worked out very well in Co Monaghan with €9.3 million going to the businesses in the county. While councillors welcomed the success of the scheme, they united in calling for an extension of rates support measures ...

TEE OFF APRIL 26

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16 Apr 2021 Comments Off on TEE OFF APRIL 26
TEE OFF APRIL 26

As part of the slow, phased restart of sporting activities, golf courses are preparing to be among the first to reopen on Monday week (April 26). The Golf Ireland ‘Return to Golf’ protocol has been published. The main restrictions include: Golf Clubs can reopen from Monday, April 26 for members only; Golfers must only travel from within their county or within 20km of their home to play golf. In the initial phase, the Irish Government have decided that participants in sport and exercise activity must be from no more than ...

BANTY BAN BLOW FOR MONAGHAN

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16 Apr 2021 Comments Off on BANTY BAN BLOW FOR MONAGHAN
BANTY BAN BLOW FOR MONAGHAN

MCENANEY ADMITTED A “SERIOUS ERROR” AND HAS APOLOGISED Colm Shalvey reports Monaghan GAA await the outcome of an investigation by Croke Park into a “breach of the Covid-19 regulations and guidelines” via a senior football training session in Corduff understood to have taken place on the last weekend in March. Monaghan GAA moved quickly after Thursday’s Irish Independent report to suspend senior football manager Séamus McEnaney for 12 weeks, while they also face the likelihood of losing home advantage for an Allianz Football League game next month. Monaghan GAA County Board Chairman ...

MONAGHAN CREDIT UNION ANNOUNCES NEW CURRENT ACCOUNT AND DEBIT CARD INITIATIVE AT FIRST-EVER VIRTUAL ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

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9 Apr 2021 Comments Off on MONAGHAN CREDIT UNION ANNOUNCES NEW CURRENT ACCOUNT AND DEBIT CARD INITIATIVE AT FIRST-EVER VIRTUAL ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
MONAGHAN CREDIT UNION ANNOUNCES NEW CURRENT ACCOUNT AND DEBIT CARD INITIATIVE AT FIRST-EVER VIRTUAL ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

A palpable sense of Monaghan Credit Union preparing itself for the post-pandemic period of renewed economic and personal savings and investment activity was discernible at the Annual General Meeting of the organisation held online on Monday March 29 last – the first time an AGM was held in the virtual realm, a decision necessitated by the prevailing Covid-19 public health requirements. Members who linked in learned that the Credit Union was preparing to launch a new current account and debit card service in the summer. Expenses in relation to the ...