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craft in the library

Are you looking for a new hobby or a social outlet?

 Join us for a Free 6 week Creative Crafting Course starting next Wednesday from 10am – 11:15am. This course is designed for complete beginners – no experience necessary! Places are limited. Bookings can only be taken at library desk or phone 042 9661148

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Monaghan Tourism Have Your Say

New Tourism Strategy

#Monaghan County Council (Monaghan Tourism) is in the process of developing a new Tourism Strategy for the county for the next 5 years which will set out a clearly articulated, refreshed vision for driving sustainable, innovative, resilient and inclusive tourism sector growth in Monaghan. 💻🌲🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Have your say –

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Easter egg poster

Chamber of Commerce Easter Egg Hunt

The Chamber of Commerce Easter Egg Hunt is back!! It will run for 2 weeks from the 1st of April. Pick up your forms from Birdy’s Newsagents, Keegan’s Nearby, Hand Footwear, and return them to the same spot! The closing date for the forms is Saturday the 15th of

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St Patricks Day

St. Patrick’s Day Winners

Best Float 1st Prize –  Lisdoonan Vintage & Heritage Club – Sponsor – Gift & Things Carrickmacross 2nd Prize –  6th Monaghan Scouts – Killanny Inniskeen Sponsor – Carrickmacross Credit Union   Best Band 1st Prize – Aughnamullen East Pipe Band Sponsor – ERA Tobin Estate Agents 2nd Prize – Corduff Pipe Band Sponsor –

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Supermac’s in Carrickmacross Get’s the Thumbs Up from FRC

The Food Review Club visited Carrickmacross after having an questionable experience in Supermac’s in Dublin. “REDEMPTION TIME 🍔 Last time we visited Supermac’s we gave it one of our worst scores EVER! However we apparently visited the worst Supermac’s in Ireland so this time we venture out of Dublin to

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Monaghan County Council

St Patrick’s Day Temporary Closing Of Roads

Monaghan County Council gives notice of its intention to close the following road in the Municipal District of Carrickmacross-Castleblayney in County Monaghan: Date of Closure: 17th March 2023 Times: 2pm to 6pm To Facilitate: St Patrick’s Day Parade Road Closed: R927-3, from Castle Road to Castleblaney Rd  R178-6, from Dundalk

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Daffodil Day

Daffodil Day Volunteers Needed

Daffodil Day is on Friday, March 24th . If you can help Carrickmacross Cancer Society by selling daffodils, counting money or serving tea/coffee to sellers please give your name to Marian Maggs at 086 280  61977 or Pauline at 087 949 9335.

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Feile Patrick Byrne 2023

Féile Patrick Byrne Festival 2023

Féile Patrick Byrne festival will from Thursday 30th March to Palm Sunday 2nd April. On Thursday 30th March there will be the formal opening and annual lecture with Irish Times columnist Frank McNally. We hope to follow this with a dedicated singing session. On Friday 31st Belfast singer Gráinne Holland

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Chamber Meeting

Carrickmacross Chamber of Commerce Meeting

Carrickmacross Chamber of Commerce are holding a meeting for Business Owners on March 22nd at 7pm in the Shirley Arms Hotel. The aim of the meeting is to listen to the concerns of businesses and try to find solutions, bring you up to date on the work the Committee has

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St Patricks Day Carrickmacross

Large Crowd Expected at 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 Friday, 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 Shoes

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Carrickmacross Cancer

Carrickmacross Cancer Society Public Meeting 2023

Carrickmacross Cancer Society Public Meeting takes place in the Shirley Arms Hotel at 8pm on Thursday March 16th. The guest speaker is a local doctor from the Avenue Practice who will talk about general health. Some of the Committee Members are standing down after many years of voluntary service. Five

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Carrickmacross Workhouse Logo

Free Part Time Courses in Carrickmacross Workhouse

FREE PART-TIME COURSES FROM MARCH & APRIL During March and April, Cavan/Monaghan Education & Training Board, (CMETB), will commence a range of free courses in Carrickmacross, Castleblayney, Clones, and Monaghan Town, including: * Art * Beauty (Introduction, Personal Care and Presentation, etc.) – Levels 2 and 5 * Business Administration

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St Patricks Day Parade

Take Part in the St Patrick’s Day Parade

St. Patrick’s Day is coming upon us once again and we are taking names of any organisations, businesses, bands etc. that wish to take part in this year’s fun! We are anxious to recreate last year’s success and make this year’s parade even bigger and better! There will be prizes

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Carrickmacross Workhouse


On Saturday, 11th February 1843, the first adult and children ‘inmates’ were admitted to Carrickmacross Workhouse, which was built two years prior. It was one of 130 Workhouses built throughout Ireland pre-famine, between 1841 and 1843. A further 33 Workhouses were built post-famine, between 1850 and 1851. WORKHOUSE VISITOR EXPERIENCE

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Carrickmacross Tidy Towns Litter Pick

Carrickmacross Tidy Towns are organising a litter pick for Sunday the 12th of February at 10.30pm meeting at the Civic Centre. They are inviting all members of the community in Carrickmacross to take part see post on for other languages. Carrickmacross Tidy Towns are asking that people use recyclable

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St Patricks Day Parade Carrickmacross

Calling all Local Businesses! St. Patrick’s Day Parade Competition

CARRICKMACROSS ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE WINDOW COMPETITION BEST WINDOW PROMOTING “Sustainability ” To take part please submit a photograph of your window to by 3pm on Friday 10th March. All entries will be displayed on Members of the public will vote for their favourite and the window with

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Carrickmacross Toy Library

Carrickmacross Toy Library on the Move

From Friday 3rd February the Carrickmacross Toy Library can be found at Castleblayney Road, A81 XK30 (opposite Quinn’s/Cloughvalley Stores, the unit formerly occupied by McKenna Agri Spares ). Our opening hours will remain the same. For the time being, we will be operating on a click and collect basis only,

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evolve Digital Transformation for Local Businesses

evolve – Digital Transformation for Local Businesses

The digitisation of companies impacts productivity by as much as 25%. In an age where resilience and a competitive edge are integral to survival, the importance of the path towards digitisation embarked on by our local businesses is significant. Digitalisation is the use of digital technologies to improve the business

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St Patricks Day 2023

Join in – Carrickmacross St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2023

Carrickmacross St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2023 All interested groups, individuals and businesses are invited to take part in the planning of the 2023 Parade. Should you wish to be part of the planning committee, please come along and have your say. Please confirm attendance by emailing Initial preparations are

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St Patrick's Day Carrickmacross

St Patrick’s Day

The team organising St Patrick’s day in Carrickmacross are planning a sensory friendly area to ensure everyone can enjoy the festivities in the town , they would like to hear from people who may be able to help supervise the area on the day for 2 hours…get in touch

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Calling All Volunteer Organisations

Starting in February, Monaghan Volunteer Centre staff will be at Carrickmacross Library 11 to 1 on the first Tuesday of each month. Come along to find out more about volunteering. Volunteer Centre staff can help you register and discuss volunteer roles that might suit you. The Volunteer Centre team would

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