Friday, December 15, 2017

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local TD hails yesterday as a historic day for deaf people in Ireland

'Yesterday was a historic day in stopping the marginalisation of deaf people in Ireland.' That's according to local Sinn Féin TD Caoimhghin Ó Caolain speaking...

Monaghan Postmaster says price of stamps took its toll this Christmas

The price of stamp has had an effect on the number of people sending Christmas cards this year. That's according to Ciarán McEntee, a Postmaster...

Families of Monaghan bombing victims angered over latest development

Relatives of the victims of Dublin and Monaghan bombings have expressed anger at the latest development in their pursuit for justice. In July, the High...

Combilift receives national enterprise award

Martin McVicar and Robert Moffett of Combilift were among the award winners at the Business and Finance Awards in Dublin last night. The duo collected...

Election results for senior IFA position to be announced this afternoon

The IFA's new Regional Chairman for Ulster and North Lenister will be revealed today.  The eagerly anticipated election count for the position will be held...

Senator welcomes rollback on plans to axe school scheme for kids with disabilities

A local Senator is stressing the importance of the Over Age Exemption for children with disabilities. It comes as the Children's Minister Katherine Zappone indicated...

Taoiseach “can’t understand” cuts to local roads funding

The Taoiseach says he "can't understand" why funding for local authorities to maintain national roads is being cut in 2018. Both Cavan and Monaghan County...

People urged to keep an eye out for domestic abuse this Christmas

Local people are being urged to keep an eye out for those suffering from domestic abuse this Christmas time. Carmel McNamee who's the manager of...

Are parents influencing how their children treat referees?

'A lack of respect for referees is something that young people are picking up from parents.' That's according to Pat McEneaney from County Monaghan...

Increase in number of farmers in Cavan and Monaghan

The majority of unemployed people in Cavan and Monaghan are Irish. Results from last year's Census, released by the CSO today, also show the sectors...

Latest Death Notices

Kathleen Smyth (nee Kelly)

Kathleen Smyth (nee Kelly) Ballyduff, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. Thursday, 14th December peacefully in the company of family at Mountbellew Nursing Home. Beloved wife of the late John...

Sean Hughes

Sean Hughes. Cornasoo, Threemilehouse, Co. Monaghan. Thursday, 14th, December peacefully at Cavan General Hospital. Deeply regretted by his loving family House strictly private at...

Anna Browne (nee Scott)

Anna Browne (nee Scott) Leagh, Monaghan, Co Monaghan. Thursday December 14th unexpectedly at the Beacon Hospital, Dublin. Wife of the late Harry. Funeral service tomorrow (Sat) at one...