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A Song for Monaghan

The Song for Monaghan competition is looking for THE Monaghan Anthem. Its a long time coming, but now the time has come! We are building Brand Monaghan…. showcasing all that is great, inventive, positive and inspiring across our fab wee drumlin county. We wish to have a good, solid song

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€5,000 Shop Local Christmas Draw

Shop Locally in Carrickmacross and get your Free Ticket to the €5000 Chamber of Commerce Draw. The draws for €1000 take place on Nov 27th, Dec 4th, Dec 11th, Dec 18th and Dec 23rd. The tickets can be placed in the Drum in the Market Square Shopping Centre.

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Draft River Basin Management Plan 2022-2027

Water quality in our rivers, lakes, groundwater, and coastal waters has deteriorated in recent years. We need urgent action to halt this decline and reverse the damage.The Local Authority Waters Programme (LAWPRO) are asking for your views and comments on what needs to happen for the next six-years that can

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Carrick Community Allotments Ltd.

Carrick Community Allotments Ltd, situated in the heart of the town of Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan was established twelve years ago. It consists of a community orchard, sensory garden, vegetable plots, greenhouse and many other features. It is wonderful oasis of peace, colour and, in summer, abundance for all who visit.

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Gold Medal for the 8th year in a row for Tidy Town Committee

Carrickmacross Tidy Town Committee are delighted with the results of the national competition today.Not only did they retain the Gold Medal for the 8th year in a row, they also won a Special Innovation award for the circular economy!This was for the Reverse Vending Machine for plastic bottles pilot project.This

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Christmas Lights Switch On Weekend

The Christmas Lights Switch On Weekend will be very special this year! We have Santa arriving in Carrickmacross at the Shirley Arms at 6pm on Friday November 19th and the children will bring him up the town to turn on the lights with new friends Elsa and the Big Bears!

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FREE Part-Time Courses

During this month, December and January, Cavan/Monaghan Education & Training Board, (CMETB), will commence the following course modules in Carrickmacross, Castleblayney and Monaghan Town:   * Accounting (Manual and Computerised) – Level 5 * Business Administration – Level 5 * Childcare (Child Development, Creative Arts for Early Childcare, etc.) –

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Proposed Parking Control Scheme for Carrickmacross and Castleblayney

Carrickmacross-Castleblayney Municipal District Public Consultation – Proposed Parking Control Schemes Draft Carrickmacross Town Parking Control Scheme 2021 Draft Castleblayney Town Parking Control Scheme 2021 In accordance with Section 131A of and Schedule 14A to the Local Government Act 2001 (as inserted by section 21(3) and 21(4) of the Local Government

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Defibrillator is located on the Shercock Road

DEFIBRILLATOR outside WORKHOUSE Community Health Reminder:A monitored, public Defibrillator is located on the Shercock Road, outside the Entrance Gates to Carrickmacross Workhouse (EirCode A81 E372).The Defibrillator can be accessed 24-hours a day, all year.The easy-to-use Defibrillator is stored in an easy-to-open heated cabinet, and is checked weekly.Please spread the word

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New Musical Society in Town

Interested in joining the North East Musical and Dramatic Society. NEMSYou have the option of auditioning for a lead role or being in the chorus and dancer. NOTE: No audition necessary for chorus and dancer.Rehearsals are due to start in Inver College on Tuesday, 2nd November at 8pm-10pm. The musical

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Streetscapes & Shopfronts Initiative 2021

Funding Announced for Shopfronts A new scheme aimed at giving the towns and villages of rural Ireland a facelift through refreshing the front of premises has this week been announced by Minister Heather Humphreys’ Department of Rural & Community Development. Streetscape Enhancement Initiative will provide funding to property owners to

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Visioning Report for Lough Muckno Estate, Castleblayney

Many people from Carrickmacross go to Lough Muckno so they may be interested in this event.Online Public Consultation Event to review Visioning Report for Lough Muckno Estate, Castleblayney, 12th August 2021. Click on the link for more information:

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Proposes to install CCTV Cameras

Monaghan County Council proposes to install CCTV cameras on Main Street and St. Macartan Terrace in Carrickmacross Town. The purpose of this measure is to deter anti-social behaviour and prevent crime thereby providing a safer environment for the benefit of the whole community. It is proposed to install 24 CCTV

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Innovating Communities

Innovating Communities, is a project led by Monaghan Integrated Development here in County Monaghan. The project’s online Idea Generation Workshop for Carrickmacross and Surrounds on Monday 26th July at 7.30-8pm. Register at What ideas do you have for Carrickmacross and its surrounding areas? Bring them to this quick 30

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Volunteers Wanted – NCBI Carrickmacross

We offer emotional support and rehabilitation training to adults and children with sight loss, helping them live independently and confidently in the community We rely heavily on volunteers to help out in the shop and support the life changing services we provide. We are currently looking for volunteers to give

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Temporary Closing of Roads CMX Main Street

Temporary Closing of Roads Monaghan County Council gives notice to close the following road in the Municipal District of Carrickmacross/Castleblayney in County Monaghan:   Dates and Times: Monday 28th June 2021 to Saturday 3th of July 2021 (19.30hrs – 07.00hrs) & Monday 5th of July 2021 to Saturday 10th of

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Launch of the County Monaghan Digital Strategy

The Digital Strategy is a County strategy which has been informed by a series of stakeholders’ surveys, engagements and interviews. It features a range of focus areas and two specific headline projects which will aim to enhance Co. Monaghan’s reputation as an agri-food producer and as an inclusive, forward looking

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Survey – Workhouse Campus Project

The Workhouse Campus Project Monaghan County Council in partnership with Farney Community Development Group. The Farney Community Development Committee has been based in the Carrickmacross Workhouse since 2003. The group has invested over €2.3 million over the past 18 years preserving the buildings and providing community services to the people

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Biodiversity Plan – Gallows Hill, Carrickmacross

The proposed plan provides a natural layout to blend into the exiting landscape.The native wild flower meadow will provide food for pollinators. We also propose to plant a mix of native fruit trees.If you have any submissions/objections to the plan proposed, please notify Carrickmacross-Castleblayney Municipal District Council on or before

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