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Carrickmacross Tidy Towns Calendar 2021

Carrickmacross Tidy Towns Calendar for 2021 is on sale right now in Keegans, Birdy’s Newsagents and Cassidy’s Fuel station. We ask that you help support us for 2021 by purchasing one of our calendar’s.  Most of all Please Support our Local Businesses if ever they needed support it is now.

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Carrick Emmets Annual Christmas Day Swim

Carrick Emmets 39th Annual Christmas Day Swim   In aid of a Carrickmacross family; Mark & Sharon Baldwin and their sons Kurt (15) and Axel (7), who both have Muscular Dystrophy. All funds raised will go directly to the family to purchase much needed equipment and other resources to meet

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Carrickmacross Tidy Town Hosts Online National Seminar

Shortly after the local Tidy Town Committee launched Ireland’s first Deposit Return Reverse Vending Machine at the Market Square Shopping Centre in October 2019 it generated huge national interest. There were phone calls and emails from right across the country seeking information on how they could replicate Carrick’s novel idea.

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Due to the ongoing changing state of lockdown in Autumn 2020 please support your local businesses by buying of their website or following them on social media, many are offering click and collect. If you are a local Carrickmacross business send your website address or Facebook address to to

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Monaghan Tourism Launches ‘Monaghan Quest’

Countywide Quiz With Hundreds of Euro Worth Prizes Up for Grabs Monaghan Tourism has come up with a novel way to attract visitors this summer, at the same time encouraging locals to get out and about and explore the county in full. The Monaghan Quest – open to all –

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Your Town Needs You

Below are some videos made by the Carrickmacross Chamber of Commerce of businesses preparing to open and getting back to business:   {loadposition komandor}   {loadposition shops}   {loadposition TWs}   {loadposition GiftsnThings}   {loadposition daisy}

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Business Re-Start Fund

The Government has announced a new €250m Restart Grant, which will give direct grant aid to micro and small businesses to help them with the costs associated with reopening and reemploying workers following COVID-19 closures. Direct grant aid of between €2,000 minimum and €10,000 based on commercial rates bill from

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Local Business who will deliver Locally

As a result of the COVID 19 Virus many businesses in Carrickmacross have closed or have a working behind closed doors policy. This has caused great inconvenience to our customers, and many people living alone may not be able to get the supplies they need. Therefore the Chamber of Commerce

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Paul Mulligan RIP

Paul Mulligan, RIP

It is with great sadness that I must inform you of the sudden and untimely passing of our friend and colleague, Paul Mulligan, Ganger in the Castleblayney /Carrickmacross Municipal District. Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with Paul’s parents John and Teresa, his siblings and extended family at this extremely

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Carrickmacross St Patrick’s Day Parade 2020

 St Patrick’s Day Parade 2020 Due to the unique nature and scale of the St Patrick’s Day festivities, in terms of size, the mass gathering of local and international travellers, and the continued progression of community transmission in some European countries, along with the emergence of a small number of

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HGV Restrictions

Ceantar Bardasach Carraig Mhachaire Rois – Baile Na LorganComhairle Contae Mhuineachain   The Municipal District of Carrickmacross – CastleblayneyMonaghan County Council Monaghan Co. Council is proposing to introduce measures to restrict the movement of HGV’s (Heavy Goods Vehicles) through Main Street, Carrickmacross between the hours of 8am to 5am Monday

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Car Parking Strategy Public Consultation

                  Car Parking Strategy Public Consultation Monaghan County Council has appointed AECOM as consultants to develop a Car Parking Strategy and Action Plan for Carrickmacross. An important strand of this study is to ensure the appropriate provision and location of car parking

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A Future Vision for County Monaghan

What do we need for the wellbeing of the community of County Monaghan? That is the question Monaghan PPN will put to the public and to groups/organisations across the County. Developing a Vision for Community Wellbeing means thinking about what we have and what we need to help our County

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100,000 Plastic Bottles Collected & Recycled!

Huge Appetite and Effort in the North East to Recycle Plastic Bottles People have travelled from all over the North East to recycle their plastic bottles. In an on the spot survey at the Plastic bottle Reverse Vending machine , users stated they were travelling from Drogheda, Cavan, Clones &

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Digital Skills Classes

FREE Five Week Basic iPhone, iPad, Tablet and Smartphone class commencing on the 19th February from 13:15- 15:15 in Carrickmacross Workhouse. If you would like to book a place please call Angela on 046 9280790

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Historic day for our South Monaghan community!

On Monday, 27th January 2020, the 6-acre Carrickmacross Workhouse site, including its Famine Graves, returned to community ownership when they were purchased by Monaghan Co. Council. Built in 1841, the first families were admitted to the Workhouse on 11th February 1843 – almost 177 years ago to the day. Since

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Parking User Survey on behalf of Monaghan County Council

AECOM have developed a parking user survey on behalf of Monaghan County Council. The survey seeks to determine the views of parking users and should be completed by anyone who regularly parks in the town.   Please find here the link to the car park user survey –

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