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# carrickmacross - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

'A Lightning Rod': Anti-immigrant rhetoric, Ireland's Direct Provision system and Carrickmacross

The Co Monaghan town was the first to accommodate asylum seekers in emergency accommodation last year.

# carrickmacross - Monday 30 September, 2019

Ireland's first reverse vending machine allows people to recycle plastic bottles in return for 10c vouchers

The machine is located in Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan.

# carrickmacross - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Woman in her 50s in serious condition after car crash in Monaghan

A female in her late teens and a man in his 40s were also injured in the incident.

# carrickmacross - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Man in his 70s killed and another man airlifted to hospital following serious collision in Louth

A 15-year-old was also taken to hospital following the incident.

# carrickmacross - Monday 18 March, 2019

Teenager to appear before special court sitting charged over 2016 Monaghan death

The 19-year-old was arrested in Louth yesterday, and will appear in court this evening.

# carrickmacross - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Gardaí seize €500,000 worth of counterfeit Toyota parts following search in Monaghan

No arrests were made and investigations are ongoing.

# carrickmacross - Monday 3 December, 2018

Gardaí seize 320 cannabis plants at 'sophisticated' Monaghan growhouse

No arrests have been made in relation to the seizure.

# carrickmacross - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Town in shock after popular local killed in incident where garda was dragged 500 metres by car

Stephen Marron was assistant sacristan of the local parish and was driving a car which was crashed into by the car dragging the garda.

# carrickmacross - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Woman (70s) dies after being hit by truck in Monaghan

The incident took place on Main Street in Carrickmacross.

# carrickmacross - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Murder investigation launched over death of Monaghan man four months after alleged one-punch assault

Seamus Bell was assaulted outside Carrickmacross Garda Station following the christening of his twin daughters on 20 January. He had been hospitalised ever since.

# carrickmacross - Monday 22 January, 2018

Man charged over assault which left father of newborn twins in a critical condition

The 35-year-old is in a critical condition in Beaumont Hospital.

# carrickmacross - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Man in his 70s killed as car collides with articulated lorry

The driver of the lorry was taken to hospital.

# carrickmacross - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Man in his 20s killed after crashing into ditch in Monaghan

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

# carrickmacross - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Gardaí appeal for video footage after man found unconscious on Monaghan street

The suspect is believed to have fled the scene on foot via an alleyway off Main Street.

# carrickmacross - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Healy-Rae says the people who gave the order to shoot cattle are 'a disgrace'

Kerry TD Michael Healy Rae spoke in the Dáil today about about the shooting dead of five cattle in Monaghan.

# carrickmacross - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Army shoot dead five cows as part of emergency culling in Monaghan

It is understood that the animals were suffering from TB.

# carrickmacross - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Garda investigation after man in 60s dies in 'suspicious' house fire

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to the fatal fire, which they believe to be suspicious.

# carrickmacross - Saturday 7 November, 2015

Man charged after ATM ripped from supermarket

He will appear in court today.

# carrickmacross - Sunday 23 August, 2015

# carrickmacross - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Young man (19) killed in farm accident in Monaghan

He was carrying out construction work at Carrickmacross this morning.

# carrickmacross - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

'We want Bose to reconsider, closing this plant is going to hit the county hard'

Siptu is meeting with senior management at the audio company to appeal for them to reconsider the closure of a Monaghan facility.

# carrickmacross - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Shock in Monaghan as Bose closure sees 140 jobs axed

The company had been manufacturing audio systems in Monaghan since 1978, but will wind down and cease operations in April.

# carrickmacross - Friday 11 July, 2014

Two men die after cars collide on Monaghan road

Both men were declared dead at the scene of the crash in Carrickmacross.

# carrickmacross - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Woman charged over crash which killed three-year-old boy

A 36-year-old woman who had been travelling in the car with the toddler was also critically injured in the collision with another vehicle.

# carrickmacross - Saturday 16 November, 2013

The stars at night, are big and bright, deep in the heart of...Monaghan?

Away from lights, the skies over Ireland can be spectacular, as this photo proves.

# carrickmacross - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Elderly man killed when his car and a truck collided in Monaghan

The crash happened at Mount Lodge Demesne on the main Rockcorry to Shercock Road at around 5pm yesterday evening.

# carrickmacross - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Two women arrested after €500,000 seizure of cannabis plants

A cannabis growhouse was discovered in the outskirts of Castleblayney this evening.

# carrickmacross - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Man still being questioned in missing person case

Gerard Daly, 43, was last seen by his partner at his home in Bailieborough, Co Cavan, on the evening of 26 June 2011.

# carrickmacross - Saturday 26 January, 2013

34-year-old woman killed in two-car Monaghan collision

Another four people – including two children – are injured, though not seriously.

# carrickmacross - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

22-year-old becomes Ireland's youngest mayor

Green Party councillor Darcy Lonergan says she hopes to bring social growth as the new mayor of Carrickmacross.

# carrickmacross - Thursday 29 March, 2012

Body of missing man Padraig Campbell found RIP

Body of missing man Padraig Campbell found

Padraig Campbell was last seen in Castleblaney, Co Monaghan, on 18 March.

# carrickmacross - Monday 26 March, 2012

Renewed appeal for missing person Padraig Campbell

Gardaí in Carrickmacross say he was last seen on 18 March.

# carrickmacross - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Man due in court over James Hughes shooting

The 32-year-old man who handed himself into Gardaí in Sunday will appear at Dundalk District Court this morning.

# carrickmacross - Sunday 11 December, 2011

Man shot dead in Dundalk

A man has been arrested in connection with the shooting which happened outside a house in Dundalk early this morning.

# carrickmacross - Friday 26 August, 2011

Off-duty garda officer dies in tragic accident

The man, named locally as Adrian Martin, had been fishing with his son when he fell off a cliff in Co Clare.

# carrickmacross - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Cyclist dies after motorist failed to stop in Monaghan road collision

Gardaí are investigating and have issued an appeal for witnesses.

# carrickmacross - Sunday 5 June, 2011

Man dies following early-morning Carrickmacross assault

A post-mortem is due later today after a man in his 20s died from the injuries sustained in a Co Monaghan assault.

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