Articles tagged with: Seamus Treanor

MONAGHAN CO COUNCILLOR FACING RESIGN CALL OVER MUSLIM COMMENTS

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29 Jul 2016 Comments Off on MONAGHAN CO COUNCILLOR FACING RESIGN CALL OVER MUSLIM COMMENTS
MONAGHAN CO COUNCILLOR FACING RESIGN CALL OVER MUSLIM COMMENTS

PETER HUGHES An online petition calling on Independent member of Monaghan Co Council Seamus Treanor to resign following controversial comments he made about Muslims has attracted almost 600 signatures. Councillor Treanor has come in for some strong criticism, much of it circulating on social media forums, after he declared at last week’s meeting of the Monaghan Municipal District that 98% of Muslims who came to Ireland did not want to work. Speaking during a vote of sympathy to the French people on the Nice terrorist attack which was claimed by the Islamist extremist ...

TREANOR FURIOUS AS FAMILY ENDURES THREE-HOUR WAIT FOR AMBULANCE ARRIVAL

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22 Nov 2013 Comments Off on TREANOR FURIOUS AS FAMILY ENDURES THREE-HOUR WAIT FOR AMBULANCE ARRIVAL
TREANOR FURIOUS AS FAMILY ENDURES THREE-HOUR WAIT FOR AMBULANCE ARRIVAL

A case in which a family reportedly had to endure a three-hour wait for the arrival of an ambulance to deal with a medical crisis was cited by Independent councillor Seamus Treanor during a powerful call at Monday night’s meeting of Monaghan Town Council for major improvements in the emergency medical service available to the people of the local area. Fianna Fáil councillor Robbie Gallagher stated that if such improvements weren’t made, “living in Monaghan is going to have to carry a health risk going forward.” Members gave ...

‘HOLE IN THE GROUND’ CONTROVERSY CONTINUES TO ECHO!

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20 Sep 2013 Comments Off on ‘HOLE IN THE GROUND’ CONTROVERSY CONTINUES TO ECHO!
‘HOLE IN THE GROUND’ CONTROVERSY CONTINUES TO ECHO!

Monaghan Town’s ‘Hole in the Ground’ may have disappeared but the site of the stalled mixed use development project in the town centre – now in the final stages of restoration to a car-park area – delivered a strong echo of controversy at Monday night’s Town Council meeting. Independent councillor Seamus Treanor launched a colourful and strongly worded verbal attack on Sinn Féin Dáil Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin and current Co Mayor and Monaghan Town Council member Sean Conlon over a photograph and article that appeared in last week’s ...

CO COUNCIL INITIATIVE TO SECURE IDA LANDS FOR DEVELOPMENT PURPOSES

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7 Sep 2012 Comments Off on CO COUNCIL INITIATIVE TO SECURE IDA LANDS FOR DEVELOPMENT PURPOSES
CO COUNCIL INITIATIVE TO SECURE IDA LANDS FOR DEVELOPMENT PURPOSES

Monaghan Co Council are to engage with the IDA in a bid to secure lands at Knockaconny in order to retain them for economic development and job creation purposes in the county. The future of the Knockaconny site – which the IDA are putting up for sale – was a major focus of debate at Monday’s Council meeting, with three motions before the members for discussion. On the agenda was a motion from Independent councillor Seamus Treanor urging the Council to call on Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and ...

Officials defend design of new Monaghan roundabout

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22 Oct 2010 5 Comments
Officials defend design of new Monaghan roundabout

The design of the new roundabout in the Old Cross Square area of Monaghan Town – which has excited much comment, a good degree of it critical, among the general public in recent weeks – was defended by Co Manager Declan Nelson and Monaghan Town Engineer Gareth McMahon at local authority meetings on Monday. Raising the issue at Monday’s meeting of Monaghan Co Council, Fine Gael’s Hugh McElvaney told Director of Services for Roads David Fallon that he believed it was most imperative for him to make a statement on the ...