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COMBILIFT SIGNS $1 MILLION AUSTRALIAN CONTRACT

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20 Oct 2017 No Comment
COMBILIFT SIGNS $1 MILLION AUSTRALIAN CONTRACT

Multi-directional forklifts manufacturer Combilift has signed a contract with Civmec, an Australian construction and engineering company, that is worth an additional $1 million to the Monaghan company. Civmec are an integrated, multidisciplined construction and engineering services provider to the oil and gas, metals and minerals, infrastructure and defence markets in Australia. The contact signing in Sydney was witnessed by Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Frances Fitzgerald TD at an Enterprise Ireland lunch attended by…

MONAGHAN RECOVERING WELL FROM OPHELIA IMPACT

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20 Oct 2017 No Comment
MONAGHAN RECOVERING WELL FROM OPHELIA IMPACT

The operation to restore normality to Co Monaghan after the disruption caused by the Storm Ophelia extreme weather event which hit the country on Monday last is now well advanced. Monaghan is regarded as having been impacted less severely than some other parts of the country by the storm, which claimed three lives nationwide, caused considerable damage and left many homes without electricity. However, power cuts did hit some homes in the county and road transport was considerably disrupted on some minor and county roads in particular by fallen trees ...

CARRICK BARRISTER IS MADE SENIOR COUNSEL

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13 Oct 2017 No Comment
CARRICK BARRISTER IS MADE SENIOR COUNSEL

pictured after his call to the inner bar in the Supreme Court. The new Senior Counsel is pictured with his wife Dr Hilda Cummins and their son Jack V. On the left is Vincent’s sister Catherine Martin TD, Deputy Leader of the Green Party, and her husband Councillor Francis Noel Duffy. On right is Vincent’s brother, psychologist Shane Martin, with his wife Deirdre. A former member of Monaghan Co Council, Vincent was educated at St Macartan’s College, Monaghan, Maynooth University, U.C.D. and The Honorable Society of King’s Inns. He is ...

EUROPEAN GOOD PRACTICE AWARD FOR MONAGHAN TOWN TEAM

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13 Oct 2017 No Comment
EUROPEAN GOOD PRACTICE AWARD FOR MONAGHAN TOWN TEAM

The Monaghan Town Team business organisation has been recognised as a model of European good practice for the work it has done in the field of urban revitalisation. The URBACT Good Practice Award was formally presented in Tallinn, Estonia last weekend to Monaghan Town Centre Coordinator Trevor Connolly and Máire Cullinan from Monaghan Co Council’s Economic Development and Urban Regeneration section. The local representatives also took part in the URBACT City Festival to learn about tried and tested solutions to urban challenges. In a media release this week, Monaghan Town ...

COMBILIFT EXTENDS ITS MARKET IN SINGAPORE

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30 Sep 2017 Comments Off on COMBILIFT EXTENDS ITS MARKET IN SINGAPORE
COMBILIFT EXTENDS ITS MARKET IN SINGAPORE

Combilift, the Monaghan-based manufacturer of multidirectional forklifts has signed a contract with Paves Asia Pacific PTE Ltd to launch its ‘straddle carrier’ product in Asia. Launched in 2010, the Combilift Straddle Carrier (Combi-SC) range was developed by Combilift as a more cost effective and flexible solution for distribution, shipping and haulage companies. Paves Asia Pacific PTE Ltd is a supplier of different construction equipment and have been named as one of the leading specialists in its field. The contract signing was witnessed by Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Business, Enterprise ...

EIRGRID SAYS THERE’S A SHIFT IN PUBLIC ACCEPTANCE FOR INTERCONNECTOR

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30 Sep 2017 Comments Off on EIRGRID SAYS THERE’S A SHIFT IN PUBLIC ACCEPTANCE FOR INTERCONNECTOR
EIRGRID SAYS THERE’S A SHIFT IN PUBLIC ACCEPTANCE FOR INTERCONNECTOR

“We’re not the big bad wolf” spokesperson says “Pure Propaganda” claim anti-pylon groups Michael Fisher There has been a shift in local support for the North South electricity interconnector, according to EirGrid, since it got planning permission for the major infrastructure project in the Republic last December. Meanwhile the semi-state company is pushing ahead with its plans in order to begin construction of the high voltage overhead line in the middle of next year. Following information obtained by the County Monaghan Anti Pylon Committee, EirGrid confirmed it had issued a public tender ...

NORTH MONAGHAN IN MOURNING AFTER TRAGIC WORKPLACE ACCIDENT

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22 Sep 2017 Comments Off on NORTH MONAGHAN IN MOURNING AFTER TRAGIC WORKPLACE ACCIDENT
NORTH MONAGHAN IN MOURNING AFTER TRAGIC WORKPLACE ACCIDENT

The entire North Monaghan community was plunged into mourning this week after the death of a well-known local man in a tragic workplace accident. Gary Askin, aged 28, of Cornacrieve, Emyvale died at the Cornacrieve Mushrooms processing plant on Wednesday last, September 13. Emergency services were called to the plant shortly after 8 pm to attend to three men suffering breathing difficulties, Gardaí stated. Accounts of the incident suggest that Gary was working alongside his brother Stephen and a Polish colleague when Stephen became trapped in a wood chip silo. ...

GOLDEN GLASLOUGH! – PICTURE PERFECT VILLAGE CELEBRATING ENTENTE FLORALE SUCCESS

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22 Sep 2017 Comments Off on GOLDEN GLASLOUGH! – PICTURE PERFECT VILLAGE CELEBRATING ENTENTE FLORALE SUCCESS
GOLDEN GLASLOUGH! – PICTURE PERFECT VILLAGE CELEBRATING ENTENTE FLORALE SUCCESS

The picture perfect village of Glaslough put Co Monaghan firmly on the European map at the weekend when they claimed a Gold Award in the Entente Florale competition. Nineteen representatives of the community, accompanied by Cathaoirleach of Monaghan Co Council Cathy Bennett, Cathaoirleach of the Monaghan Municipal District Paudge Connolly and local authority staff descended on the spa resort town of Podčetrtek, Slovenia for the announcement of the results. This Saturday, September 23 a victory celebration will take place in Wright’s Coach House Bar in Glaslough at 8 pm. Admission ...

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT BREXIT REPRESENTATIVE VISITS CO. MONAGHAN

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22 Sep 2017 Comments Off on EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT BREXIT REPRESENTATIVE VISITS CO. MONAGHAN
EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT BREXIT REPRESENTATIVE VISITS CO. MONAGHAN

Michael Fisher “We must absolutely avoid a hard border”. That was the view of the European Parliament’s Brexit Co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt MEP when he visited Belfast and County Monaghan yesterday. He was on a fact-finding tour on how a UK withdrawal from the European Union will affect the island of Ireland. After talks at Stormont with the main parties in the North, the former Belgian Prime Minister was taken to a dairy farm on the border near Middletown in Co. Armagh on the Monaghan to Armagh road. The owner Seán ...

EXTENDED ULSTER CANAL GREENWAY WILL HELP REVITALISE BORDER ECONOMY

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14 Sep 2017 Comments Off on EXTENDED ULSTER CANAL GREENWAY WILL HELP REVITALISE BORDER ECONOMY
EXTENDED ULSTER CANAL GREENWAY WILL HELP REVITALISE BORDER ECONOMY

NEW ROUTE FROM SMITHBOROUGH TO MIDDLETOWN IS A BREXIT-BREAKER: SHANE ROSS Michael Fisher This cross-border scheme is “a Brexit-breaker”, according to Transport Minister Shane Ross. He joined Minister Heather Humphreys on Monday at the launch of a major upgrade of the Ulster Canal Greenway in County Monaghan. The greenway walking and cycle route around Monaghan town will be extended towards Smithborough in one direction and eastwards into the North up to Middletown in County Armagh. The project will cost €4.95 million and according to the head of Waterways Ireland, the lead ...