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€40,000 ALLOCATED FOR SCHEME TO RESTORE HOPE CASTLE ENTRANCE BUILDINGS

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8 May 2015 Comments Off on €40,000 ALLOCATED FOR SCHEME TO RESTORE HOPE CASTLE ENTRANCE BUILDINGS
€40,000 ALLOCATED FOR SCHEME TO RESTORE HOPE CASTLE ENTRANCE BUILDINGS

By PATSY McARDLE CONCERNS expressed over several weeks about the dilapidated and deteriorating state of entranceway buildings to Lough Muckno, and the Hope Castle Estate in Castleblayney, were eased somewhat this week by the news that an allocation of €40,000 is being provided for badly needed restoration work at Hope Castle gate lodge at Castle Square in Blayney. Local residents in the area, as well as the owners of some business establishments, were very concerned by the hazard posed for some time by the state of the buildings. One guest-house owner had claimed ...

HOPE CASTLE IS HIT BY ANOTHER BLAZE

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30 Nov 2012 Comments Off on HOPE CASTLE IS HIT BY ANOTHER BLAZE

By Patsy McArdle DETECTIVES in Mid-Monaghan are investigating a third arson attack within three years on Monday evening last at Hope Castle, Castleblayney, a property hit previously by two separate fires, including one at the nearby castle Annex Building. The overall damage caused by the various fires at the property has been estimated at well beyond €3.5 million. The 18th century castle and hotel, beside scenic Lough Muckno which was formerly the residence of Lord Francis Hope, the owner of the famous Hope Diamond, one of ...

• SEQUEL TO DISASTROUS FIRE… €2.8M. HOPE CASTLE CLAIM IS UPHELD IN CIRCUIT COURT

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6 Jul 2012 Comments Off on • SEQUEL TO DISASTROUS FIRE… €2.8M. HOPE CASTLE CLAIM IS UPHELD IN CIRCUIT COURT

A CLAIM for reimbursement of losses in excess of €2.8 million as a result of the disastrous fire at Hope Castle in Castleblayney on November 4th 2010 by way of compensation under the Malicious Injuries Act, was upheld by Judge John O’Hagan at Monaghan Circuit Criminal Court last week in an action in which the applicant was Christopher Haren, 39 Bree, Castleblayney, the legal holder of the tenancy to the property, and Monaghan County Council, as owners of the estate, who were the ...

CO COUNCIL FACING €2.8 MILLION MALICIOUS INJURIES ACTION OVER MUCKNO FIRE

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13 Jan 2012 Comments Off on CO COUNCIL FACING €2.8 MILLION MALICIOUS INJURIES ACTION OVER MUCKNO FIRE

Monaghan Co Council members were told on Tuesday that the authority is facing a legal claim for €2.8 million under the Malicious Injuries Act arising from the fire which damaged the Hope Castle property at Lough Muckno in Castleblayney recently. Members were briefed on the pending court action, which is being taken against them by a lessee of the ‘Blayney property, by Acting Co Manager David Fallon, who also stated that a Circuit Court case relating to the leasing agreement in respect of the property at Muckno was listed ...

Fire caused extensive damage to Hope Castle

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13 Nov 2010 One Comment
Fire caused extensive damage to Hope Castle

Townpeople in Castleblayney were shocked on Thursday morning last by the news that a fire had swept through the 18th century  historic Hope Castle building on the scenic Lough Muckno Estate,  adjacent to the town,  in the early hours of the morning, causing extensive interior damage. The alarm was raised by gardai on an early morning mobile patrol,  and  when they sped to the scene they found that a  huge fire was raging inside the building. Fire units from all the neighbouring towns were called, including Dundalk, where the Co. Louth-based  fire ...