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CARRICK TO HOST NATIONAL VINTAGE RALLY

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18 Aug 2017 No Comment
CARRICK TO HOST NATIONAL VINTAGE RALLY

By Veronica Corr Carrickmacross Vintage Club Chairperson JohnJoe Cunningham confirmed that the club will have the honour of hosting the Irish Vintage Society’s National Rally 2018. Mr. Cunningham is delighted by the news, which was recently confirmed. He told The Northern Standard: “We have been looking for that national rally for the last five years. This is another first for Carrickmacross. There will be a huge influx of people into the town and it will be a big boost to businesses, including hotels and B&Bs. All things vintage will be ...

ALL IN READINESS FOR MEMORABLE TYDAVNET SHOW

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18 Aug 2017 No Comment
ALL IN READINESS FOR MEMORABLE TYDAVNET SHOW

This Saturday, August 19 is a significant date in the agricultural calendar of the north-east as it marks the staging of the annual Tydavnet Show. The programme for the 66th annual presentation of the event conforms to the standards of competitiveness and originality that have become the defining watchwords of this now seminal addition to the summer circuit of showcases for all that is good in the Irish agricultural and rural community sector. Breeders and agricultural producers from a wide geographical expanse will gather to vie for supremacy in the ...

ASBESTOS REMOVAL SPARKS UPROAR AS… GARDAI AND EPA CALLED TO PROBE BLAYNEY ISSUE

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18 Aug 2017 No Comment
ASBESTOS REMOVAL SPARKS UPROAR AS… GARDAI AND EPA CALLED TO PROBE BLAYNEY ISSUE

By PATSY McARDLE The removal of asbestos roofing from a former theatre building in Castleblayney, without any Environment Protection Agency (EPA) presence, or special safety measures evident on Saturday last, has led to uproar being voiced in the town by local residents, with gardai, as well as local authority officials, called to the scene and a full investigation sought. According to residents, in the Ashview Court and Monaghan Road areas, a number of workmen removed portion of a fence at the rear of the former Lyric Theatre building in the ...

LEAVING CERTIFICATE RESULTS IN BEECH HILL COLLEGE

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18 Aug 2017 No Comment
LEAVING CERTIFICATE RESULTS IN BEECH HILL COLLEGE

Yesterday was an exciting day for the recent graduates of Beech Hill College as they returned to school to collect their Leaving Certificate results. It was an anxious and nervewracking wait over the Summer months but the hardwork and dedication to their studies has definitely paid dividends for these students who excelled in their Leaving Certificate and are bound for further education, apprenticeships and universities in Ireland and abroad. The young people were overwhelmed and expressed sincere gratitude to their parents and the teachers in Beech Hill College who ‘always ...

MINISTER HUMPHREYS LAUNCHES HERITAGE WEEK 2017

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18 Aug 2017 No Comment
MINISTER HUMPHREYS LAUNCHES HERITAGE WEEK 2017

Minister for Arts and Culture Heather Humphreys TD officially launched National Heritage Week in Monaghan at a well attended function in Clones Library on Thursday night last. Over 40 clubs and organistations have organised a wide ranging and interesting programme of events for the week which kicks off on Saturday 19th August and runs until Sunday 27th August. Join walking tours of the historic areas of Monaghan Town, ….

EXAM HELPLINE WILL SUPPORT MONAGHAN LEAVING CERTIFICATE STUDENTS

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18 Aug 2017 No Comment
EXAM HELPLINE WILL SUPPORT MONAGHAN LEAVING CERTIFICATE STUDENTS

Help is on hand for Monaghan Leaving Certificate students uncertain about the implications of the results they received yesterday, Wednesday. The Exam Helpline 2017, provided by the National Parents’ Council Post Primary (NPCpp) and sponsored by eir and the Irish Independent, will offer confidential advice, information and support to Monaghan students receiving their results. The 1800 265 165 Freephone helpline opened from 10 am yesterday to take calls from students and parents seeking advice and up to date information on what choices are available to students. It will open for ...

BALLYBAY BATTLE IT OUT

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18 Aug 2017 No Comment
BALLYBAY BATTLE IT OUT

CASTLEBLAYNEY FALL TO COUNTY RIVALS Ballybay 0-18 Castleblayney 2-11 Ballybay got their Greenfield Foods Senior Championship campaign off to a winning start when they edged past Castleblayney in this exciting cliff hanger that was played in ideal conditions in Clontibret on Saturday evening last. Ballybay started well and opened a 3 points lead after just 7 minutes but for the following 15 minutes they were under increasing pressure as a goal by Ciaran Hanratty kick started a strong period for Castleblayney as they opened a 5 points lead 7 minutes before the break. ...

CLUB FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS CRANK UP A GEAR

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18 Aug 2017 No Comment
CLUB FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS CRANK UP A GEAR

Colm Shalvey reports The club football championships have cranked up a gear and the busy schedule continues this weekend. Scotstown began their defence of the Greenfield Foods Senior Football Championship title with a comfortable win over Killanny on Sunday. Scotstown started without Darren Hughes, Francis Caulfield, Dónal Morgan and Mark Duffy, but first-half goals from Conor McCarthy (two) and Shane Carey saw the holders take complete control. Scotstown had 12 scorers in all and although Killanny did belatedly mark their longawaited return to the SFC with a spirited finish that featured ...

MONAGHAN FALL AT THE QUARTER FINAL HURDLE …

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11 Aug 2017 No Comment
MONAGHAN FALL AT THE QUARTER FINAL HURDLE …

COLM SHALVEY REPORTS The All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final stage once again proved a hurdle too high for Monaghan, who were no match for Dublin at a sold-out Croke Park last Saturday. All-Ireland champions Dublin are determined to make it three in a row for the first time since 1921 to 1923 and they snuffed Monaghan out early on to get on their way to what will be an eighth consecutive semi-final appearance. There was a sense of déjà vu for Monaghan on Saturday, not only as it was a fifth ...