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St Patricks Day Parade

St Patrick’s Day Parade – Sensory Friendly Space

This year we have a sensory friendly space located at the Market House, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan. We hope that this will help to ensure that all families will be able to enjoy the festivities. It is envisioned that the sensory friendly space will act as a calm area for those

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St Patricks Day 2024

2024 Carrickmacross St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The town of Carrickmacross expects a large attendance at this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade which takes place on Sunday, 17th March at 3pm.   The day kicks off at 11:00am with the raising of the flag at the Courthouse, Carrickmacross which will be accompanied by music from the Stedfast

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Phoenix Centre Carrickmacross Invite

Phoenix Centre – Celebrating 25 Years!

The Phoenix Centre in Carrickmacross is celebrating 25 years and is inviting people to call into the Centre on Thursday the 21st of March. This is a great opportunity to celebrate the achievements of the Centre and all of the sports played there over the last 25 years. It is

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Interested in Chess?

Carrickmacross Library is looking to establish Chess groups for both juvenile and adults depending on interest. If you would like to improve your game or learn to play as a group let us know! Dates and details to be confirmed. See or email

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St PAtricks Day Competition


This years St Patrick’s Day Window Competition is promoting “Clean and Green – Keep green and keep our planet clean “ #shoplocal #shopcarrickmacross To take part please submit a photograph of your window to by 3pm on Monday 11th March. All entries will be displayed on Members of

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The Wedding Singer

Interested in Drama?

If you are interested in joining this years production by the North East Musical & Drama Society – The Wedding Singer then click to complete the form See  

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Have your say – Deadline Extended to 11th of January

The public is invited to have their say on draft plans for the future of Carrickmacross Town Centre through a consultation process taking place between 30 November and 11th January 2024.   View the boards and have your say at: Online at For further information please contact Kevin McNally

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Free Parttime Courses

Cavan Monaghan ETB are running a series of free courses in the Carrickmacross Workhouse in January and February see link below for more information

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Thank you & Happy Christmas

Carrickmacross Chamber of Commerce would like to thank you for shopping and supporting businesses in Carrickmacross in 2023, it makes for a great town. We would like to wish you a very Happy Christmas and a Prosperous New Year.

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Carrickmacross Chamber Christmas Draws

There has been great participation in the annual Carrickmacross Christmas Draws. Two draws have already taken place with the winners announced on social media. Winners are contacted after they have been drawn by a member of the Chamber of Commerce. There are two more draws to take place before the

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Huge Crowd for Turning on of the Christmas Lights

Over 1,000 people turned up to Carrickmacross on Friday night for the annual turning on of the Christmas lights. Santy left the Shirley Arms Hotel at 6pm and travelled up the Main Street, with the help of a lot of nice children, some Disney Characters and Doran Motors. Santy turned

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Christmas draw

Shop Local Christmas Draw

The annual Chamber of Commerce Shop Local campaign starts this Friday, the 24th of Nov, 2023 with the launch of the €5000 town vouchers Christmas Draw. All you have to do to enter is shop in Carrickmacross and get your free ticket for the weekly draw. Enter your name and

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Christmas Lights Carrickmacross 2023

Christmas Lights Event 2023

A large crowd is expected on the 24th of November for the annual Christmas lights event. The event will begin at 6pm at the Shirley Arms Hotel and make its way up to the stage outside Markey’s Bar, where Santa with some help with turn on the lights and kick

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Carrick Rovers Trip to Carhaix in October 2023

Twenty two girls drawn from the Under 15 and Under 16 panel from Carrick Rovers soccer club travelled to Carhaix at the October Bank Holiday to play and train with their counterparts in our twin town. They were accompanied by three coaches, four Child Safety Officers, the President of the

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Carrick Emmets

Coaches Wanted

Carrick Emmets are currently recruiting juvenile coaches for all ages group next year. Please contact Leo Carolan (087) 642 1045 or email expressing your interest.

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Car Parking in Carrickmacross

Car parking in Carrickmacross is free, however there are restrictions. Main Street, Monaghan Street, O’Neill Street and Farney Street are all free parking but are restricted to 2 hours parking only. There are a number of other all day free parking options. If you are not familiar with these all day

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Carrickmacross-Carhaix Town Twinning Association

Carrickmacross-Carhaix Town Twinning News Update

The Carrickmacross-Carhaix Town Twinning Committee has recommenced activities after the Covid 19 break with two group exchanges in 2023. At Easter, members of the local Comhaltas branch renewed old friendships and forged some new ones when they  travelled to Carhaix for  a series of concerts and festivals.  These musicians have

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Morning Light

Morning Light Art Exhibition 2023

Morning Light Art Exhibition 2023, by Michelle Kettle will take place at the Collective at Market Square, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan. From the 10th Oct – 4th Nov

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