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Monaghan County Council

***Arcade Game Design & Coding Online Club ***

***Arcade Game Design & Coding Online Club *** Monaghan County Libraries and Europe Direct Clones are launching a new Arcade Game Design and Coding Club. This will support students’ introduction to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths whilst having loads of fun learning how to build arcade games through the use

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Monaghan County Council

Social Inclusion Week 2022 in Monaghan

Social Inclusion Week 2022 in Monaghan will take place between Monday (14th) and Sunday (20th) November. It is being organised by the LCDC Equality Subgroup which is made up of representatives of the key service providers in Monaghan. Social Inclusion Week is an educational and insightful week which provides opportunities

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All Ireland Rounders

Carrickmacross Emmets Rounders

Carrickmacross Emmet’s Rounders team have made to the Ireland Final again! Congratulations and best of luck on Sunday. All Ireland finals tickets must be purchased online and in advance, cost €10 euro per day. OAPS and Under 16 free entry, no ticket required. No cash on the door. No ticket

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Moon Rise Festival Carrickmacross

Moonrise Festival will take place Saturday 10th, September

“Moonrise Festival will take place Saturday 10th, September feature music, art, crafts, with amazing food and drinks to usher in the Autumn season. Critically acclaimed acts like Mundy, Hudson Taylor, Kila, Lisa McHugh, Moxie and American bluegrass band Nu Blu. We will have sumptuous food from local food vendors and

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Monaghan Volunteer Centre

County Monaghan Volunteer Awards 2022 are now open for nominations

Volunteer Monaghan are now accepting nominations for the County Monaghan 2022 Volunteer Awards. These awards recognise and celebrate the efforts and achievements of volunteers and voluntary organisations across County Monaghan. Here’s a few reasons to nominate someone: 1. To say thanks and let them know you think their volunteering is

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Carrickmacross Camera Club

Launch of Carrickmacross Camera Club Exhibition

There was a great turn out for the 3rd Camera Club Exhibition in the Carrickmacross Workhouse on Friday evening the 26th of August. The Camera Club last held the exhibition in 2019. The exhibits came from a range of club members and included landscapes, portraits and abstract images. The club

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Carrickmacross Library

Getting Ready for Culture Night at Carrickmacross Library

Culture Night is the 23rd September 2022 This year Carrickmacross Library will celebrate with several events and Art is a theme. So Carrickmacross Library is having a poster competition for children age 8-12. Design your own Culture Night poster ‘What does Culture in County Monaghan’ mean to you. Posters will

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Walking tours photo Coutesy of Pat Byrne

New Tour Guide Vests for Walking Tours

Carrickmacross Chamber of Commerce are delighted with the participation on the Free Walking Tours. O’Gorman’s SuperValu have sponsored new Tour Guide vests which make the Tour Guides easily visible and make the tours look even more professional. The tours take place every Saturday morning and start at 11am from outside

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Call all from St. Louis Class of 1972 – 50th Year Reunion

St. Louis Convent Carrickmacross Class of 1972 are having their 50th year reunion in the Nuremore Hotel on 1st October 2022. We hope to share many stories from our days in St. Louis Convent Carrickmacross and celebrate the years we spent together and the lifelong friendships made in Carrick 50 years ago.

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Waking Tours Carrickmacross

Free Walking Tours

Carrickmacross Chamber of Commerce has been delighted with the participation on the Free Walking Tours. The tours started back this year after being put on hold for the last two years. Since the tours started on June Bank Holiday, they are proving very popular with locals and tourists to the

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Carrickmacross Tennis Club – Now Open

Established in 2019 and officially opened in 2022, Carrickmacross Tennis Club has 3 artificial clay courts, all of which will soon be floodlit with an adjacent club house pavilion. The club is located on the grounds of Mannan Castle Golf Club 5km outside the town centre. Club membership is available

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Toy Library

Toy Library Opening Times

The toy library is a non-profit aiming to promote play for children aged 0-6 by enabling families to #borrownotbuy quality, sustainably sourced toys. Check out their opening times this Summer and visit them on Facebook

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Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award

Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award Open

Closing date Thursday 18th August 2022.   The Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award for a first unpublished collection of poems in English is open to poets, born in the island of Ireland, or of Irish nationality, or long term resident in Ireland. Join the prestigious ranks of past award winners including

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***Hot off the Inver College Press***

Amy Hoey, TY student and programmer extraordinaire, has won “The 4 Nations Microsoft Office Specialist Excel Championship” Amy will now represent Ireland in the World Championship in California Amy is pictured with her dedicated IT teachers Ms Beirne and Mr Rooney, and with her proud mother, Ms Hoey, a maths,

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Summer Reading

***Summer Stars Reading challenge is Go,Go,Go!!!***

We’re hoping to sign up over 1,000 children from across Co. Monaghan to take part in the challenge. What is the challenge? To read up to 8 books of your choice over the Summer months. Why? Because you’ve worked hard on reading since September and you don’t want to slide

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Carrickmacross Festival

What a weekend!

  Carrickmacross Street Festival 2022 was a huge success and everything/everyone was so positive. After a three year gap, we all made up for lost time with crowds exceeding previous years at all of the different events.   None of this would be possible without the very hard-working committee, so

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Patrick Kavanagh Centre

Launch of Patrick Kavanagh Centre

There was a huge turnout for the launch of the Patrick Kavanagh Centre in Inniskeen this morning. The Patrick Kavanagh Centre preserves, interprets, and celebrates the life and works of Patrick Kavanagh and the surrounding environment. The Centre has been a focal point for Patrick Kavanagh poetry and memorabilia in

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Patrick Kavanagh Mural Carrickmacross Monaghan

Patrick Kavanagh in Colour

You may have noticed…that as part of the Creative Monaghan series there was another amazing mural recently completed in Carrickmacross. Produced by @ominous_omin as part of Monaghan Murals which celebrates the story of Monaghan through high quality international class street art. We had the pleasure of watching the artist at

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Walking Tour

Walking Tours Coming Back!

After a long break the popular The Free Walking Tours of Carrickmacross are back on June 4th! In conjunction with Carrickmacross Street Festival we are starting our weekly walking tour of Carrickmacross as part of the June Festival. Come along and enjoy the story of our town. It is less

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Inver College

Inver College fund raising on Sports Day

Inver College will be fund raising on the end of year Sports Day for past pupil Stephen Kirk. Stephen has stage 4 Glioma a type of tumour that occurs in the brain & spinal cord and he is currently in Texas at the Burzynski Clinic getting treatment. Sports Day is

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Carrickmacross Workhouse Visitor Experience

Workhouse Visitor Experience Launched By Minister Heather Humphreys

Minister Heather Humphreys officially launched the ‘Carrickmacross Workhouse Visitor Experience’ on Thursday, 14th April. The Workhouse Visitor Experience tells the story of life, death and emigration during the 1840s Great Famine. History is brought to life using an Animated Film, Interpretative Artworks, Information Panels, and Architectural Features. Visitors see an

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