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MONAGHAN TOWN COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL RAISES €50,000 FOR LOCAL CHARITIES

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5 Aug 2016 Comments Off on MONAGHAN TOWN COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL RAISES €50,000 FOR LOCAL CHARITIES
MONAGHAN TOWN COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL RAISES €50,000 FOR LOCAL CHARITIES

Some of the stewards and committee members from the recent Monaghan Town Country Music Festival are pictured at last Friday night’s end of festival appreciation event in the Westenra Arms Hotel with the cheque for the €50,000 which the event raised for distribution to local charities. © Rory Geary/The Northern Standard

MAXIMISING THE FESTIVAL YIELD

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2 Jul 2015 Comments Off on MAXIMISING THE FESTIVAL YIELD

The launch last Friday of the third Monaghan Town Country Music Festival, to take place later this month, highlighted a field of activity in which the people of our county perform conspicuously well. We have established throughout our county’s extent a formidable and varied range of community-based summer events, ranging from music performances, agricultural shows, vintage and heritage showcases and village and rural area galas, all of which enliven local life and provide a focal point and sense of purpose for our prodigious capacity for voluntary effort. The organisation of these activities ...

29 CHARITIES BENEFIT FROM €46,000 COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL DONATION

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21 Nov 2014 Comments Off on 29 CHARITIES BENEFIT FROM €46,000 COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL DONATION
29 CHARITIES BENEFIT FROM €46,000 COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL DONATION

It’s a good news story. The Monaghan Town Country Music Festival committee and volunteers are delighted to donate €46,000 from the 2014 festival funds to 29 extremely worthwhile local charities. The beneficiaries are: Monaghan branches of The Alzheimer Society, Age Action, Arch Club, Ballybay Cancer Society, Civil Defence, Cuan Mhuíre, Crocus, Down Syndrom Ireland, Errigal Truagh Special Needs, Irish Red Cross, Local Latch-On Management Group, MS Ireland, Cancer Treatment, Positive Mental Health Group, Senior Citizens, Wellness Centre, M.S.P.C.A., National Learning Network, St Dympna’s Faith & Light, St Vincent de Paul, Solas ...

COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL COUNTDOWN COMMENCES!

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12 Jul 2013 One Comment
COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL COUNTDOWN COMMENCES!

By Cianna McNally The countdown to the Monaghan Town Country Music Festival which takes place from Thursday, 18th – Sunday, 21st July in the Diamond has officially begun. With four top entertainers taking to the stage the open air festival is sure to impress all music lovers. The kids won’t be bored either as Cullens Fun Fair will be parked up for the full weekend in the Courthouse car park. On Thursday, 18th July Mike Denver will take to stage while on Friday Robert Mizzell will perform. Big Tom and the Mainliners will entertain ...

REQUEST FOR ROADS LEADING INTO DIAMOND TO BE CLOSED FOR COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL GOES TO PUBLIC CONSULTATION

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24 May 2013 Comments Off on REQUEST FOR ROADS LEADING INTO DIAMOND TO BE CLOSED FOR COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL GOES TO PUBLIC CONSULTATION

A request by the organisers of July’s Monaghan Town Country Music Festival to have public roads leading into and out of The Diamond closed for extended periods on the four days of the event has been referred to public consultation by Monaghan Town Council. In a letter which came before Monday night’s meeting of the Council, the event organisers made a formal application to close the public roads leading into and out of The Diamond between the hours of 6 pm and midnight on Thursday 18th, Friday, 19th and ...

BIG TOM COMES TO TOWN TO LAUNCH MONAGHAN COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL

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17 May 2013 Comments Off on BIG TOM COMES TO TOWN TO LAUNCH MONAGHAN COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL
BIG TOM COMES TO TOWN TO LAUNCH MONAGHAN COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL

By Cianna McNally “The idea of this is to bring a bit of life and business back into the town.”  So said Willie McKenna as he spoke about the idea behind the Monaghan Town Country Music Festival which was officially launched by Monaghan’s own country legend Big Tom in the Market House, Monaghan on Monday evening, 13th May. Willie welcomed all present and explained that this festival was the first of its kind in Co Monaghan. It’s a non-profit, community-run event and all proceeds from it will be ...