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TYRONE HAND OUT A HARSH LESSON

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1 Mar 2019 Comments Off on TYRONE HAND OUT A HARSH LESSON
TYRONE HAND OUT A HARSH LESSON

Tyrone 1-16 Monaghan 0-12 JOHN GRAHAM reports from Healy Park sive Tyrone consigned Mon- aghan to a third successive de- feat in this at times quite one sided encounter that was played in good conditions in front of an attendance of 5,986 in Healy Park on Saturday evening last. Tyrone were full value for their victory in that they dictated the pace and tenor of this game throughout with the best that Monaghan could achieve was being level twice…

MONAGHAN HURLERS UP AND RUNNING

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22 Feb 2019 Comments Off on MONAGHAN HURLERS UP AND RUNNING
MONAGHAN HURLERS UP AND RUNNING

PATRICK SMYTH Following on from Castleblayney’s heroic exploits on the club front, the game of hurling in Monaghan got another timely boost on Sunday last at Healy Park, Omagh when the county seniors notched a gutsy 4-12 to 2-13 win over NHL Divi- sion 3A rivals Tyrone. Monaghan fielded their strongest team so far in the competition with the the ‘blayney players – Cormac McNally, Mark Treanor, Colin Merrick and Peter Treanor – all making their competitive bow for the county in 2019. …

MCANESPIE FAMILY ADDRESS CROSS-SECTION OF DÁIL DEPUTIES AND SENATORS

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30 Mar 2018 Comments Off on MCANESPIE FAMILY ADDRESS CROSS-SECTION OF DÁIL DEPUTIES AND SENATORS
MCANESPIE FAMILY ADDRESS CROSS-SECTION OF DÁIL DEPUTIES AND SENATORS

Members of the McAnespie family of Aughnacloy and Monaghan were hosted by the Chairperson on the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice and Equality Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin T.D. in Leinster House on last Thursday, 22nd March. The McAnespie family delegation included the father of Aidan who was murdered by a British soldier at the Aughnacloy British Army checkpoint on 21st February 1988. John McAnespie now in his 83rd year was accompanied by his sons Seán and Vincent, by his nephew Brian Gormley and by the family’s solicitor Darragh Mackin. The Justice ...

CARRICK HOUSING FIRM IN PLEA TO TWO MINISTERS

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24 Mar 2018 Comments Off on CARRICK HOUSING FIRM IN PLEA TO TWO MINISTERS
CARRICK HOUSING FIRM IN PLEA TO TWO MINISTERS

By PATSY McARDLE THE ongoing row in South Monaghan involving a local housing development body and Monaghan County Council over alleged failure by the Council to approve support under the Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) Scheme involving tenants in respect of a housing development at Lough Na Glack, has now led to a call to two government ministers for immediate action on the issue. The situation—as highlighted in THE NORTHERN STANDARD some weeks ago—has resulted in an urgent request by Drumgoan Developments Limited to the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local ...

SENATOR O’REILLY ELECTED VICE- PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL OF EUROPE PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY

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27 Jan 2018 Comments Off on SENATOR O’REILLY ELECTED VICE- PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL OF EUROPE PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY
SENATOR O’REILLY ELECTED VICE- PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL OF EUROPE PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY

Fine Gael Senator for Cavan/Monaghan Joe O’Reilly has been elected to the position of Vice-President of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly. Expressing delight at the appointment, for which he was nominated by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Senator O’Reilly told the Northern Standard this week that he was looking forward to doing his utmost to…

CLONES CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

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7 Dec 2017 Comments Off on CLONES CHRISTMAS LIGHTS
CLONES CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

LITTLE CHANGE FOR “CLEAN” MONAGHAN AND CAVAN IN LATEST LITTER SURVEY

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8 Sep 2017 Comments Off on LITTLE CHANGE FOR “CLEAN” MONAGHAN AND CAVAN IN LATEST LITTER SURVEY
LITTLE CHANGE FOR “CLEAN” MONAGHAN AND CAVAN IN LATEST LITTER SURVEY

MONAGHAN AND CAVAN AGAIN “CLEAN TO EUROPEAN NORMS” BUT SLIPPING SLIGHTLY IN RANKING OF 40 TOWNS AND CITIES The latest survey by business group Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) shows Monaghan in 19th spot and Cavan in 29th in the ranking of 40 towns and cities. Both have retained their Clean status while slipping slightly in the rankings. Over 90% of rural towns surveyed were deemed clean, while Dublin, Cork and Galway city centres all scored well. IBAL says a lack of community involvement explains why certain disadvantaged urban areas continue ...

SCOTSTOWN SET FOR SEMI’S

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8 Sep 2017 Comments Off on SCOTSTOWN SET FOR SEMI’S
SCOTSTOWN SET FOR SEMI’S

Scotstown 1-18 Latton 1-17 JOHN GRAHAM Reigning champions Scotstown booked their place in the semi-finals of the Greenfield Foods Snior Football Championship with the narrowest of victories over Latton in an absolute thriller in Clontibret on Saturday evening last. Two points in stoppage time by Ross McKenna and Shane Carey, from a free, seal ed victory for the blues. The game saw the return of team captain Donal Morgan after injury while Darren Hughes and Francis Caulfield made their first appearances in this year’s championship for Scotstown while for… Scotstown 1-18 Latton 1-17

‘MONAGHAN – A CREATIVE AND CULTURAL COUNTY’

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25 Aug 2017 Comments Off on ‘MONAGHAN – A CREATIVE AND CULTURAL COUNTY’
‘MONAGHAN – A CREATIVE AND CULTURAL COUNTY’

Creative Ireland is the Government’s Legacy Programme for Ireland 2016 – a five-year initiative, from 2017 to 2022, which places creativity at the centre of public policy. It is a high-level, high-ambition, all-of-government initiative to mainstream creativity in the life of the nation so that individually and collectively, in our personal lives and in our institutions, we can realise our full creative potential. Creative Ireland is a culture-based programme designed to promote individual, community and national wellbeing. The core proposition is that participation in cultural activity drives personal ...

OLIVER BRADY MEMORIAL CUP

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12 Jul 2017 Comments Off on OLIVER BRADY MEMORIAL CUP
OLIVER BRADY MEMORIAL CUP

The first running of the Oliver Brady Memorial Cup open golf competition for ladies and gents proved a huge success. This event held over 36 holes with players playing on Thursday last at Moyvalley in the first 18 holes and then on Saturday on to Rossmore for the final 18 holes. Blessed with glorious sunshine on both days the event lived up to all expectations with all players high in their praise for this new competition run to pay tribute to the late Oliver Brady a highly acclaimed local Monaghan ...