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FINDING REPLACEMENT INDUSTRY FOR BOSE PLANT IS “VERY HIGH PRIORITY”, MINISTER INFORMS CO COUNCIL

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PETER HUGHES Finding a replacement industry for the recently closed Bose plant in Carrickmacross was “a very high priority”, a letter sent from the Dept of Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton informed Monday’s meeting of Monaghan Co Council. Minister Bruton’s commitment to bringing alternative employment to the South Monaghan town didn’t spare his letter from criticism, with Sinn Féin’s Colm Carthy ironically welcoming what he regarded as a belated response on the issue, and Robbie Gallagher (Fianna Fáil) taking the Minister to task for appearing to claim credit for ...

ACCIDENTAL DEATH VERDICT AS SAD CARRICK TRAGEDY RECALLED AT INQUEST

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A verdict of accidental death was returned at an inquest at Carrickmacross Courthouse on Thursday last on a South Monaghan man, Aloysius Callan, 49, of Enagh, Carrickmacross, whose body was recovered from a ditch a short distance from his residence on December 17th last year. The Coroner’s Court heard that the victim had some drinks at a neighbour’s house a few nights previously and was not seen for some days until an alert was raised and his body was spotted in a drain along the roadside ditch. Sergt. David Forde, Carrickmacross, represented ...

TYDAVNET’S OLDEST RESIDENT PAT TREANOR DIES AGED 103

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By Michael Fisher One of County Monaghan’s oldest residents Pat Treanor from Doogary in Tydavnet passed away peacefully on Saturday at his first and only home in his 104th year. Pat had lived through two World Wars, the troubles in the North and many other important world events. He celebrated his 103rd birthday on January 31st with his family, in the house where he had lived since his birth in 1912. He was the son of Eoin Treanor and Brigid Woods. Pat was married to Molly McGee from Middletown in County Armagh ...

“HANG YOUR HEADS IN SHAME!” – COLR O’HANLON ATTACKS FG CO COUNCILLORS OVER ROADS FUNDING SITUATION

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By PETER HUGHES The Fine Gael members of Monaghan Co Council should “hang your heads in shame” in relation to the decrease in funding for roads upkeep in the county, Fianna Fáil local public representative P J O’Hanlon stated on Monday. The South Monaghan councillor was giving vent at the local authority’s July meeting to frustration over correspondence received from Minister for Transport Pascal Donohoe TD which declined to meet a Co Council delegation to discuss funding for regional and local roads. There were some lively exchanges as the FG members sought to ...

FORMER MONAGHAN PUB OWNER ORDERED TO LEAVE PREMISES SOLD BY RECEIVERS

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FORMER MONAGHAN PUB OWNER ORDERED TO LEAVE PREMISES SOLD BY RECEIVERS

By MICHAEL McDONNELL michael@northern-standard.ie AN ORDER restraining Mr Feargal Deery of Drumhillock, Monaghan, from entering the premises formerly known as ‘Master Deery’s’ at 27/28 Market Street, Monaghan was granted at the High Court on Tuesday of this week, on foot of an application made on behalf of a company known as Wardglade Ltd, whose registered address is at Dunoge, Carrrickmacross, Co Monaghan. In making its application to the hearing presided over by Mr Justice Paul Gilligan, Wardglade Ltd had stated in an affidavit that Mr Deery had unlawfully entered and occupied the premises ...

PACKIE MAKES BIG IMPACT AT KNOCKATALLON

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PACKIE MAKES BIG IMPACT AT KNOCKATALLON

Packie Bonner, the man who entered the annals of Irish sporting legend with his goalkeeping heroics for the Republic of Ireland soccer team, made a big impact with his young fans at last Saturday’s official opening of the astro pitches development at Knockatallon. A full report and more pictures from this signal event for the North Monaghan community will appear in next week’s edition. Photo ©Rory Geary/The Northern Standard

NEW PRIEST ORDAINED AT ST MACARTAN’S CATHEDRAL

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NEW PRIEST ORDAINED AT ST MACARTAN’S CATHEDRAL

Bishop of Clogher Most Rev Liam MacDaid officiated at the ordination in St Macartan’s Cathedral in Monaghan Town on Sunday last of Fr Leo Creelman. Fr Creelman (51) is a native of Coleraine in County Derry. He is one of nine children, five daughters and four sons of Harry and Philomena Creelman. Leo was educated at Dominican College, Portstewart and then obtained a degree in Accountancy and Economics from Queens University Belfast. After working in the family business, Leo embarked upon a very successful career as an entrepreneur and businessman both in ...

MONAGHAN WOMAN WINS €37,000 ON WINNING STREAK

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MONAGHAN WOMAN WINS €37,000 ON WINNING STREAK

Patricia Kelly from Mullaghmatt, Co. Monaghan has won €37,000 including a car on last Saturdays (4th July 2015) National Lottery Winning Streak game show on RTE.  Pictured here at the presentation of the winning cheques were from left to right: Marty Whelan, Winning Streak game show co-host; Patricia Kelly, the winning player; Peter Plunkett, Head of I.T at the National Lottery who made the presentation and Sinead Kennedy, Winning Streak game show co-host.  The winning ticket was bought from Mace, Old Cross Square, Co. Monaghan. Pic: Mac Innes Photography

ULSTER FINAL FEVER HEATS UP WITH TEN DAYS TO GO UNTIL ST TIARNACH’S CLASH

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ULSTER FINAL FEVER HEATS UP WITH TEN  DAYS TO GO UNTIL ST TIARNACH’S CLASH

With ten days to go until Monaghan and Donegal lock horns, excitement is building for the third consecutive Ulster SFC Final between these teams. by COLM SHALVEY Monaghan’s preparations for the renewal of Ulster football’s big current rivalry have centred on injuries to Ballybay club-mates Drew Wylie and Christopher McGuinness. The elder Wylie brother’s knee injury is now said to be a less-serious medial ligament damage rather than the cruciate, as originally thought, which means he could still play some part in the championship, although it is very much a long shot ...