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MONAGHAN CHAMPIONS CLONTIBRET LEAVE MOURNEMEN MONE(ING)

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23 Oct 2014 No Comment

Last Sunday Newry’s landscape became a dreamscape for Clontibret O’Neills. The headquarters of Down football was the scene of one of Monaghan club football’s finest hours. by KEVIN CARNEY When the dust had settled on an hour’s football that will be forever etched into the annals of Monaghan GAA, Clontibret team-manager Dominic Corrigan couldn’t praise his troops enough. The former Fermanagh star delighted in explaining to the Northern Standard that the Monaghan standard bearers tore up the script. Pointedly, he also felt that the Down champions maybe went into the game too cocky: “I don’t think ...

CLONTIBRET CELEBRATE COMEBACK

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23 Oct 2014 No Comment

Clontibret 1-09 Kilco 0-11 By JOHN GRAHAM Clontibret overcame all the odds to book their place in the quarter-final of the Ulster Club Senior Football Championship when they struck for an injury time goal to snatch a late dramatic victory over Down champions Kilcoo in Pairc Esler, Newry, on Sunday afternoon last. They overcame in particular the handicap of having to play three quarters of the game with 14 players after Paul McGuigan was sent off in the 13th minute of the first half but they compensated for that numerical disadvantage with an ...

SECOND ULSTER CROWN FOR CLONTIBRET

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23 Oct 2014 No Comment

Ulster Camogie Junior Club Championship Final Clontibret     1-12 Laragh      2-04 By MARETTA SHERRY On a Sunday to remember for Clontibret, their camogs defeated Laragh of Cavan to retain the Ulster Junior Club Championship title in Moy last Sunday. Both clubs had reached this final on merit: Clontibret disposing of Kilcoo and Carrickmore quite comfortably, with Laragh knocking out Glenullion (Derry) and last year’s beaten finalists, Antrim’s Loughgiel. A blustery gale made conditions difficult but it was Clontibret’s physical power and skill that came to the fore, as they who ...

DOUBLE VICTORY FOR CLONTIBRET STEALS THE HEADLINES IN BUSY WEEK OF ULSTER CLUB

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23 Oct 2014 No Comment

Clontibret stole the headlines on the double last week as the Ulster Club championships moved up a gear for Monaghan’s representatives. by COLM SHALVEY Last Sunday will live long in the memory of Clontibret fans, after two of their senior teams won Ulster Club Championship games. The dust had barely settled on Clontibret’s Monaghan Senior Football Championship win, but they took another major step forward when they once again stunned a fancied team and the bookies. Clontibret had been outsiders in the county final against Scotstown and it was a similar story in the ...

DRUGS IN OUR MIDST

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23 Oct 2014 No Comment

Recent public meetings held in the Teach na nDaoine Family Resource Centre in Monaghan Town have cast a chilling ray of illumination on the extent of drug dealing and drug taking in our midst. Although prompted by one community’s reaction to the tragic death of a young local man, it is clear from the contributions made at the meetings and the wider debate and publicity they have generated that this is not a problem specific to any one area and location in Co Monaghan – drugs are ubiquitous, and ...

RATES EXEMPTION SOUGHT FOR CHILDCARE AS… MEP MAKES CALL FOR CHANGE IN LEGISLATION

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23 Oct 2014 No Comment

By Patsy McArdle LOCAL Sinn Fein MEP for the Midlands-North West, Matt Carthy, has made a call to the government for an urgent change in the legislation in order that childcare facilities can be exempt from commercial rates. The Carrickmacross Euro-MP said yesterday that the commercial rates on community and private childcare facilities have increased the costs on parents, many of whom are already struggling. He said: ”Numerous childcare providers and anxious parents have been in contact with me in relation to their increased concern on this ...

DEFENDANT SENTENCED TO EIGHT YEARS FOR MANSLAUGHTER OF

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23 Oct 2014 No Comment

Last week Ian Harman, with an address at Carrickallen, Mountain Lodge, Cootehill was sentenced to eight years imprisonment at the Central Criminal Court. The fifty year old defendant pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Michael Treanor at Cavan General Hospital on June 27th, 2011. The court heard that the defendant used a belt and pillow to kill Mr. Treanor, aged 82, who suffered from dementia. Mr. Harman had been voluntarily admitted to the hospital’s Psychiatric Unit after he attempted suicide.

CIRCUIT COURT TRIBUTES TO LATE CARRICK LAWYER

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23 Oct 2014 No Comment

FURTHER poignant tributes were paid to the late Mr. Martin Crilly, the well known Carrickmacross solicitor who died earlier this month, and an expression of sympathy was extended to his family and friends, at the commencement of the Circuit Court in Carrickmacross on Tuesday. Mr. Crilly’s death took place at the Blackrock Clinic Dublin on Monday 6th October, and his passing came as a great shock to all who knew him. Martin, who was aged 62, had bravely ...

CO COUNCIL’S LATLORCAN ACQUISITION WILL DELIVER “OVERDUE” HOUSING, RECREATION PROVISION – COLR CONLON

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23 Oct 2014 No Comment

Monaghan Co Council’s acquisition of 20 acres of land and 17 vacant houses on the Latlorcan site in Monaghan Town – the contract for which was expected to be signed this week – marks the realisation of a Sinn Féin proposal tabled in 2012 and looks set to deliver “overdue” and much needed housing and recreation provision, Colr Sean Conlon stated this week. The Monaghan Co Councillor and current Cathaoirleach of Monaghan Municipal District said the delivery of a supply of land and housing units into the local authority’s ownership marks ...

HUGE VOLUNTARY COMMUNITY EFFORT MERITS… NINE CO. MONAGHAN ‘ACHIEVEMENT’ AWARDS

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23 Oct 2014 No Comment

By PATSY McARDLE COMMUNITY achievement awards, which recognized outstanding voluntary effort that exuded with a spirit of true volunteerism were signally recognized and celebrated by a large attendance which packed the Íontas Theatre, Castleblayney on Monday night last, for the presentation of nine achievement citations to highly deserving groups and individuals from all over Co. Monaghan. The audience was drawn from all across the county and included the Minister for the Arts Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys T.D., and the Castleblayney-born ...