Articles in the Carrickmacross Category

CARRICK’S MONSIGNOR LARRY DUFFY NAMED AS BISHOP-ELECT OF CLOGHER

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14 Dec 2018 No Comment
CARRICK’S MONSIGNOR LARRY DUFFY NAMED AS BISHOP-ELECT OF CLOGHER

By Veronica Corr The Northern Standard was afforded the opportunity to conduct a brief interview with Bishop-Elect Larry Duffy, after the announcement of his promotion in St. Joseph’s Church, Carrickmacross on Saturday morning last. Famed for his modesty, he was his approachable self. When asked how he felt on the morning, just after the announcement was made, after accepting congratulations, Monsignor Duffy said: “I’m feeling calm, relieved and grateful to be this far on.” He explained that the Papal Nuncio had given him as much time as he needed to ...

CARRICK ESTATE AGENT URGES…… ACTION MUST BE TAKEN TO HALT ‘DECLINE OF IN-TOWN TRADE’

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6 Dec 2018 No Comment
CARRICK ESTATE AGENT URGES…… ACTION MUST BE TAKEN TO HALT ‘DECLINE OF IN-TOWN TRADE’

By PATSY McARDLE A WELL KNOWN former Carrickmacross councillor, who is a local auctioneer and estate agent, is Chairman of a working group set up by the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland which released a very challenging Report, this week, claiming that restrictions on out- of- town shopping centres, and the provision of high-speed broadband, are just two measures which need to be implemented urgently, if the present decline in business in the main streets of small towns, is to be reversed. Shane O’Hanlon has described the Report as one ...

YOUNG CARRICK GIRL’S TEMPLE STREET EXPERIENCE RECOUNTED IN NEW VIDEO

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1 Nov 2018 Comments Off on YOUNG CARRICK GIRL’S TEMPLE STREET EXPERIENCE RECOUNTED IN NEW VIDEO
YOUNG CARRICK GIRL’S TEMPLE STREET EXPERIENCE RECOUNTED IN NEW VIDEO

Young Carrick girl Grace Cogan’s journey with the aid of Temple Street children’s hospital to cope with the challenges of the rare condition Morquio Syndrome is the subject of a moving new video. Grace’s Temple Street experience forms the subject of the third of Temple Street Foundation’s ‘Living Proof’ series of patient video stories, which highlights the real-life experiences of just some of the families who benefit from public donations and support for the children’s medical facility. Grace, now 11, has been coming to the hospital since she was a ...

ELDERLY LADY KILLED ON CARRICK’S MAIN STREET

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5 Oct 2018 Comments Off on ELDERLY LADY KILLED ON CARRICK’S MAIN STREET
ELDERLY LADY KILLED ON CARRICK’S MAIN STREET

A female pedestrian in her seventies died on Main Street, Carrickmacross, last Thursday, September 27th, as a result of an incident involving a lorry at the pedestrian crossing around noon. Eileen Meegan (née McArdle), who was from Killabola, Inniskeen, was a wife, mother and grandmother. Her Requiem Mass took place at the Church of Mary Mother of Mercy, Inniskeen at 10am on Sunday morning last. Cremation took place afterwards in Lakeland’s Crematorium, Cavan. This was the first road death in County Monaghan this year to date.

GROUND RENTS RECOMMENDATIONS TO BE CONSIDERED BY CABINET IN SEPTEMBER:

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19 Jul 2018 Comments Off on GROUND RENTS RECOMMENDATIONS TO BE CONSIDERED BY CABINET IN SEPTEMBER:
GROUND RENTS RECOMMENDATIONS TO BE CONSIDERED BY CABINET IN SEPTEMBER:

MINISTER WELCOMES SIGNIFICANT PROGRESS IN ADDRESSING CARRICKMACROSS ISSUE The controversial issue of ground rents in Carrickmacross has been at the centre of a long running legal saga, which culminated in a Supreme Court judgement in 2012. This had serious implications for local businesses on the west side of the Main Street in the town and their ability to buy out the freehold of their property. Local businessman Gus O’Gorman won his 18-year case against JES Holdings Ltd, an Isle of Man registered company set up by the landlord Shirley family. Mr ...

CLOSURE ORDER SERVED ON SLAUGHTERHOUSE OPERATING NEAR CARRICKMACROSS

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16 Jul 2018 Comments Off on CLOSURE ORDER SERVED ON SLAUGHTERHOUSE OPERATING NEAR CARRICKMACROSS
CLOSURE ORDER SERVED ON SLAUGHTERHOUSE OPERATING NEAR CARRICKMACROSS

A SLAUGHTERHOUSE and cutting house enterprise that was operating illegally in Co Louth, close to Carrickmacross, has been ordered to close by Louth Co Council after being described as “a grave and immediate danger to public health”. Louth County Council originally served the two Closure Orders in April, but this had been subject to appeal up until this week’s confirmation of the orders…

SURGERY SERVICE IN ABSOLUTE CRISIS, GPs REVEAL…

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6 Jul 2018 Comments Off on SURGERY SERVICE IN ABSOLUTE CRISIS, GPs REVEAL…
SURGERY SERVICE IN ABSOLUTE CRISIS, GPs REVEAL…

HEALTH MINISTER ACCEPTS NEW CONTRACT IS NEEDED New Primary Care Centre for Carrickmacross to be ready by 2020 Michael Fisher The General Practitioner service is in absolute crisis at the moment, according to two prominent local doctors. Some practices in the Co. Monaghan area are closed to new patients. At one surgery in Carrickmacross, existing patients are queueing up before opening time at the start of the week in the hope of getting appointments. Meanwhile the HSE has confirmed in response to a query from Sinn Féin Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin that ...

HUGE FUNERAL TRIBUTE FOR CARRICK FATHER-OF-THREE

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22 Jun 2018 Comments Off on HUGE FUNERAL TRIBUTE FOR CARRICK FATHER-OF-THREE
HUGE FUNERAL TRIBUTE FOR CARRICK FATHER-OF-THREE

BY PATSY MCARDLE Huge crowds from both north and south monaghan—and a very large circle of cross-border friends and relatives from the Keady area—joined in a unified and poignant funeral tribute last week to 36-years-old carrickmacross father-of-three, seamus Bell, who died in hospital, the previous saturday, following injuries sustained as a result of a vicious assault in carrick’s main street, some five months ago. The late Mr. Bell, who resided at Foxfield, Carrickmacross, was allegedly assaulted near Carrickmacross Garda Station on January 20th last, while on his way home, following ...

WATER FEATURE COULD GIVE CARRICK EDGE IN NATIONAL TIDY TOWNS COMPETITION

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14 Jun 2018 Comments Off on WATER FEATURE COULD GIVE CARRICK EDGE IN NATIONAL TIDY TOWNS COMPETITION
WATER FEATURE COULD GIVE CARRICK EDGE IN NATIONAL TIDY TOWNS COMPETITION

By Veronica Corr A water feature would bring gold medal winning Carrickmacross Tidy Town Committee’s application to the national competition to the next level — That was the opinion expressed by Sinn Féin’s Colm Carthy at the recent meeting of Carrickmacross/Castleblayney Municipal District (MD) as he proposed that the executive apply to Monaghan Arts Office in conjunction with Carrickmacross Tidy Towns, for funding for such a feature under the Per Cent for Art scheme. In introducing the motion, Cllr. Carthy commented: “I have, since 2016, been trying to find out ...

‘RUMPUS’ INVOLVING CO. COUNCIL AND TENANTS IN CARRICK

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23 Feb 2018 Comments Off on ‘RUMPUS’ INVOLVING CO. COUNCIL AND TENANTS IN CARRICK
‘RUMPUS’ INVOLVING CO. COUNCIL AND TENANTS IN CARRICK

By PATSY McARDLE A MAJOR rumpus has developed in Carrickmacross this week over concerns aired by tenants seeking inclusion in the Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) scheme involving Monaghan County Council in respect of an attractive housing development at Lough Na Glack. The row has led to claims that the Council’s stance in relation to the South Monaghan scheme— which is managed by Drumgoan Developments Limited—might be termed as “discriminatory”. According to a spokesman for the developers…