Articles tagged with: Sean Conlon

MONAGHAN NEEDS EU OFFICER – COLR CONLON

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6 Jun 2015 Comments Off on MONAGHAN NEEDS EU OFFICER – COLR CONLON

PETER HUGHES Monaghan Co Council needs to appoint a specific official to the task of accessing funding from European sources, the Cathaoirleach of the Monaghan Municipal District has advocated. Sinn Féin Co Councillor Sean Conlon moved a motion at the MD’s May meeting calling for an EU Officer post to be established in Co Monaghan in order to maximise the potential yield from a potential €100 billion that local authorities can apply for from Europe between now and 2020. It was suggested during the debate on the proposal that ...

MONAGHAN’S LARGEST LNTERNATIONAL CLAN ‘GATHERING’ EVENT CELEBRATES MULLAN ANCESTRY

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16 Aug 2013 One Comment
MONAGHAN’S LARGEST LNTERNATIONAL CLAN ‘GATHERING’ EVENT CELEBRATES MULLAN ANCESTRY

Over 70 visitors from the United States and England spent last weekend in Monaghan, Tyrone and Armagh celebrating their Mullan ancestry with locally based descendants of Patrick Mullan, Tynan, Co Armagh and Sarah McCullough, Draperstown, Co Derry. In a so-called ‘Gathering’ event that has been almost two years in the making, the Mayor of Monaghan Co Council Sean Conlon enjoyed, along with extended family members from Co Tyrone, playing an active part in the preparations that has resulted in the largest overseas attended Clan event to date ...

“OPTIMUM OUTCOME” SOUGHT FOR NORTH MONAGHAN TRADERS AS TALKS CONTINUE OVER N2 WORKS

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22 Feb 2013 Comments Off on “OPTIMUM OUTCOME” SOUGHT FOR NORTH MONAGHAN TRADERS AS TALKS CONTINUE OVER N2 WORKS
“OPTIMUM OUTCOME” SOUGHT FOR NORTH MONAGHAN TRADERS AS TALKS CONTINUE OVER N2 WORKS

The optimum outcome for Emyvale and Monaghan Town traders must be the priority in the ongoing negotiations regarding the southbound lane closure and traffic diversions that would come into play when improvement works commence on the N2 from Coolkill East to Corracrin, Sinn Féin councillor Sean Conlon told Monday’s meeting of Monaghan Co Council. The meeting heard that the project – which had been scheduled to start on Monday last – would not now commence until Monday, March 4 at the earliest as discussions were continuing between the contractor ...

THREAT TO MONAGHAN – DUBLIN BUS SERVICE ABATING?

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23 Nov 2012 Comments Off on THREAT TO MONAGHAN – DUBLIN BUS SERVICE ABATING?

Hope was expressed at Monday night’s meeting of Monaghan Town Council that the reduction in the Monaghan-Dublin bus service signalled recently might not now take place. Sinn Féin councillor Sean Conlon told the meeting that when the cuts were first mooted, they were seen to be in tandem with the reinstatement of bus services in west Cavan. He understood these services would be reinstated but it would be through a private contractor, which he believed would reduce the pressure on the 177 route. “Hopefully there will be ...

UNFINISHED HOUSING ESTATES OFFER JOB CREATION OPPORTUNITIES FOR MONAGHAN

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14 Sep 2012 Comments Off on UNFINISHED HOUSING ESTATES OFFER JOB CREATION OPPORTUNITIES FOR MONAGHAN

Monaghan Co Council are urging Minister for Housing Jan O’Sullivan to sanction a proposal that would see the county’s unfinished housing estates put to job creation purposes. Members at their September meeting adopted a proposal from Sinn Féin’s Sean Conlon, seconded by his party colleague Brian McKenna, calling on Minister O’Sullivan to pursue employment creation initiatives for the currently beleaguered construction sector by having housing developments left unfinished as a result of the economic downturn completed and made available to local authorities for the purpose of social housing. ...

CIRCUSES WITH WILD ANIMALS COULD FACE MONAGHAN TOWN COUNCIL BAN!

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20 Jul 2012 Comments Off on CIRCUSES WITH WILD ANIMALS COULD FACE MONAGHAN TOWN COUNCIL BAN!

Monaghan Town Council are to consider the introduction of bye-laws that would prohibit circuses with wild animals from obtaining use of local authority land in the urban area on which to stage performances in the future. At Monday night’s meeting of the authority, a motion in the names of the Sinn Féin members was adopted which read: “That Monaghan Town Council support the introduction of bye-laws or other measures which would ensure that circuses which use wild animals are prohibited from performing in any part of this local ...

TALKS WITH TD’S IN BID TO BRING JOBS TO BLAYNEY

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22 Jun 2012 Comments Off on TALKS WITH TD’S IN BID TO BRING JOBS TO BLAYNEY

MEMBERS of Castleblayney Town Council, along with a representative from the local Chamber of Commerce, met with Cavan/Monaghan Oireachtas members, Deputies Sean Conlon, T.D., Brendan Smith T.D., and Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin T.D., on Monday last to explore what can be done to bring employment to Castleblayney after the large number of job losses suffered over the last few months. The debate, which was held in committee, centred on the closure of the Cargill Meats plant with the loss of upwards on 100 workers in the past ...

CONLON EXPRESSES FEARS OVER INTEGRITY OF OLD CROSS SQUARE MONUMENT

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20 Jan 2012 Comments Off on CONLON EXPRESSES FEARS OVER INTEGRITY OF OLD CROSS SQUARE MONUMENT
CONLON EXPRESSES FEARS OVER INTEGRITY OF OLD CROSS SQUARE MONUMENT

Sinn Féin councillor Sean Conlon expressed strong views at Monday night’s meeting of Monaghan Town Council over the way in which finishing work had been carried out to the historic sundial monument structure shortly to be unveiled in a new location in Old Cross Square. Colr Conlon had concerns that the integrity of the structure, which he described as the oldest piece of built heritage that the town possessed, would be compromised by the appearance of its new setting, which he believed should have been constructed of older salvaged ...