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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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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 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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Siolta Chroi Free Regenerative Agriculture

We are really excited to be offering the second addition of our regenerative agriculture course starting in November. We would really appreciate help in getting signing up. If you know anyone please let them know about it. They can sign up here COURSE DESCRIPTION Dates 7th November; 14th November

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Carrickmacross Tidy Towns Gold 2023

Congratulations to Carrickmacross Tidy Towns

Congratulations to Carrickmacross Tidy Towns on retain the Gold Medal for Carrickmacross. This is a wonderful achievement by the committee, the workers, the local Council and all of the people who have helped out through out the year and to those residents and business who have kept their premises looking

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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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