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Kavanagh Weekend – Guided Bus Tour

The Patrick Kavanagh weekend kicks off tomorrow Friday the 29th of Sept in Inniskeen. As part of the Weekend there are a number of guided bus tours of the Kavanagh Trail and wider area (Kavanagh & Dundalk). For details and to book contact Kavanagh Centre box office 042 9378560. For

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Carrickmacross Credit Union

2023 Credit Union Art Competition

Carrickmacross Credit Union is now accepting entries to our 2023 Credit Union Art Competition. This year’s theme is ‘My Community & Me’. We’d like you to consider your local community and your place within in. What makes your community different? Is it the people within it? Is it the beauty

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New Bridge Players Wanted

All skill levels welcome Club meetings start in September Beginner lessons and training will be provided Venue to be confirmed Contact Kathleen 0868151249, Angela 0876290836, Lucy 0861743238

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Carrickmacross CCÉ Updates

Carrickmacross CCÉ Registration for Saturday music classes was on Satruday the 16th, anyone missed that they can still register when classes start this Saturday 23rd September from 3pm in Carrickmacross Workhouse. Class fees are €90 for a term of 12 weeks. Branch membership is required for class attendance. Membership covers

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Second Level School’s Open Evenings

The three second level schools will be holding their open nights in the coming weeks. Patrician High School 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm October 2, 2023  St Louis Secondary School 27th Sept at 6:30 or 7:30. Each school has a a time slot as per letter sent to parents

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Volunteers Needed – Down Syndrome Centre North East

Due to continued demand and growth, we are looking for volunteers to help as Support Assistants with new classes and groups led by a teacher starting from mid September. Qualities needed: Fun and energetic, eager and happy to play with the children at their level. Be supportive, caring and understanding

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Carrickmacross Kickboxing Club

Success at the WAKO European Kickboxing Championships!!

Congratulations to the members and coaches of the Carrickmacross Kickboxing Club who are taking home medals from the WAKO European Championships: Sarah Hanratty European Gold Meadhbh Duffy European Silver Sean Mc Mahon European Bronze

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Carrickmacross Lace Classes September!

Our next set of classes will start in September – dates as follows:- Tutor: Ann McMahon Monday 4th Sept ‘Beginners’ 7pm – 9pm for 8 weeks Wednesday 6th Sept ‘Beginners’ 10am – 12 noon for 8 weeks Wednesday 6th Sept ‘Improvers’ 7pm – 9pm for 8 weeks Tutor: Elizabeth Daly

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Heritage Week

Heritage Week is coming up from 12th – 20th August 2023 Learn more about the events in #Monaghan here:

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Patrick Kavanagh Weekend 2023

Line Up Announced for Kavanagh Weekend 2023

Kavanagh Weekend 2023. Reverting once again to a three day festival, this year we welcome Lisa O’Neill, Blindboy Live PODCAST, Maija Sofia, Pat McCabe, Keynote Speaker Thomas McCarthy, along with various workshops, performances, conversations and craic! Events will be staged in both the Kavanagh Centre and our festival hub The

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Carrickmacross Toy Library

Carrickmacross Toy Library – On the move

Unfortunately, the Castleblayney Road premises has not worked out as we had hoped Sadly, it was just not meant to be. A very big thanks to everybody who pitched in over the past few months, and to you, our members, for your patience and understanding Exciting times are on the

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Local Link

New Local Link for Carrickmacross

TFI Local Link Cavan Monaghan are very excited about the new 171 route connecting people in Shercock, Carrickmacross, Inniskeen and Dundalk. Feedback from the passengers says the the new electric buses are very comfortable and drivers are great. The 171 operates 5 return trips Monday to Saturday and 4 return

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Minor Final

Good Luck to Monaghan in All Ireland Minor Final

It’s the Electric Ireland GAA All-Ireland Minor Football Championship Final! Monaghan GAA and Derry GAA go head-to-head at 1 pm on Sunday the 9th There are a number of players from Carrickmacross and the surrounding parishes playing for the County and we wish them all the best!

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Carrickmacross Workhouse

Free Part Time and Full Time Courses

During September, Cavan/Monaghan Education & Training Board, (CMETB), will commence a range of free courses in Carrickmacross, Castleblayney, Clones, and Monaghan Town, including: * Accounting (Manual and Computerised) – Level 5 * Anatomy and Physiology – Level 5 * Art and Design – Level 3 * Book-Keeping (Manual and Computerised)

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Patrick Kavanagh Centre

Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award Tme

Yep, that time of year again. The Kavanagh Poetry Award 2023 is open for entries. Check out our website for details and guidelines. This years entries will be adjudicated by the frankly terrific Victoria Kennefick, whose poetry collection ‘Eat Or We Both Starve’ was published in 2021 to widespread acclaim,

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What to see in Carrickmacross

Check out the great post from Monaghan Tourism about what to see  in Carrickmacross A local’s guide to Carrickmacross – where to go and what to see in Carrickmacross, Monaghan

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