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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 ...

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, ….

TRAINING PROGRAMME LEADS TO JOBS AT COMBILIFT

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11 Aug 2017 No Comment
TRAINING PROGRAMME LEADS TO JOBS AT COMBILIFT

An innovative training programme offered by Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board (CMETB) at Monaghan Institute has resulted in 100% employment for all the students who completed it. All those who successfully completed the OEM in Engineering Traineeship were offered full-time employment with Combilift when they finished the course in June and future trainees have been told that there are many more jobs out there. Martin McVicar, Managing Director of Combilift says that the course is producing the employees that the company and engineering sector needs. “This is our ...

€250,000 LOTTO TICKET SOLD IN CARRICKMACROSS

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11 Aug 2017 No Comment
€250,000 LOTTO TICKET SOLD IN CARRICKMACROSS

One lucky Monaghan lotto player had plenty to celebrate at the weekend after winning the €250,000 Lotto Plus prize in Saturday’s Lotto Draw. It was a bumper weekend for EuroMillions and Lotto players in Ireland this August bank holiday weekend with over a half million in top prizes won by two separate winners in Cork and Monaghan. Monaghan may have been edged out of the GAA…

CARRICKMACROSS MAN JAILED FOR BITING OFF PART OF PUBLICAN’S EAR

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11 Aug 2017 No Comment
CARRICKMACROSS MAN JAILED FOR BITING OFF PART OF PUBLICAN’S EAR

A 25-YEAR-OLD Carrickmacross farmer has been sent to prison for assaulting an elderly local pub owner — in an incident in which he chewed off part of his victim’s ear. The injured party, publican John Joe Cunningham, was present at the recent criminal sittings of Cavan Circuit Court to witness the sentencing of Michael Lambe of Clontrain, Magheracloone. Lambe was sentenced to two years’ imprisonment, with the final 12 months suspended, after it was confirmed to Judge John O’Hagan that he had…..

CEEJAY CUTS THE RIBBON AT ’BLAYNEY SHOW

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11 Aug 2017 No Comment
CEEJAY CUTS THE RIBBON AT ’BLAYNEY SHOW

SHOW STARTER – Ireland’s youngest Garda, CJ McArdle cuts the ribbon to officially open the Castleblayney Show last Monday, while the Queen of Country, the Show Queen and the Monaghan Rose look on. From left are Eddie Forde, country music legend Margo, Monaghan Rose Marie Murnaghan, Ceejay himself, Show Queen Jessica Cullen, Cllr Aidan Campbell and Show Chairman Pat Quinn. See inside for photographers and show results. ©Rory Geary/The Northern Standard

SALE OF FORMER BOSE PLANT OFFER HUGE JOBS BOOST FOR CARRICK

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4 Aug 2017 Comments Off on SALE OF FORMER BOSE PLANT OFFER HUGE JOBS BOOST FOR CARRICK
SALE OF FORMER BOSE PLANT OFFER HUGE JOBS BOOST FOR CARRICK

By PATSY McARDLE HOPES of a major new industry for Carrickmacross and South Monaghan are on the horizon this week in the wake of the sale of the former Bose plant in Carrickmacross for an undisclosed sum by joint selling agents O’Hanlon Property and William Harvey & Company the sale was confirmed yesterday to an overseas buyer who intends using it for….

MONAGHAN COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL RAISES €50,000 FOR LOCAL CAUSES

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MONAGHAN COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL RAISES €50,000 FOR LOCAL CAUSES

Country Music Festival raised a whopping €50,000 which will go to charities in the local area. The announcement was made at a volunteer stewards evening in the Westenra Arms Hotel on Friday evening last organised by the Festival committee and the Westenra Hotel. After the meal there was a number of sport prizes and live music to dance the night away. The event provided the Festival committee an opportunity to acknowledge their appreciation to each and all who gave their time and professional knowledge freely to ensure the Festival was ...