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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: -3°C

# Monaghan

Last week
19th March 2023 - 25th March 2023
# Interconnector
North-South interconnector 'ready to enter construction phase' after independent review
Construction is anticipated to be completed by 2026.
High-flying Derry seal promotion as Tyrone beat 13-man Monaghan in basement battle
Rory Gallagher’s side were 10-point winners over Clare.
This month
March 2023
# Nuremore Hotel
SIPTU members employed at Co Monaghan hotel apply to appoint liquidator following wage issues
Last December, staff at the hotel staged a sit-in protest due to wages allegedly not being paid on time.
# Monaghan
Man in his 50s killed in Co Monaghan road traffic collision this morning
Two people were taken to Drogheda and Cavan Hospitals for treatment of injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening.
# Monaghan
Gardaí appeal for witnesses after man allegedly pulled over a car and impersonated a Garda
A motorist was stopped near Carrickmacross by a man driving a navy coloured Toyota Corolla Estate, possibly with a 10-LH registration plate.
Last month
February 2023
# Round-Up
Monaghan end Rossies' run as Derry and Louth pick up away victories
Monaghan overcame Roscommon in Clones, while Derry and Louth defeated Kildare and Meath respectively in Division 2.
# Kingdom Come
Kerry get league title defence up and running with 11-point win over Monaghan
Paudie Clifford scored a stunning individual goal, with Darragh Roche and Donal O’Sullivan also raising green flags in Killarney.
This year
# Collision
Passenger (40s) dead after car hits stray horse in Monaghan
The horse died on impact.
# GAA News
Waterford invite O'Keeffe back into squad, Monaghan Ulster-winning duo retire
Davy Fitzgerald confirmed last night the 2017 All-Star could return to the Deise camp.
Last year
# Nuremore Hotel
Staff at Co Monaghan hotel stage sit-in protest in dispute over wages
The hotel was acquired by an investment fund in 2020.
The hotel's staff are worried heading into Christmas about their futures.
The director of the hotel's parent company has seen the wrong side of WRC rulings with another firm he runs.
# Monaghan deaths
Man killed in Monaghan house suffered 'violent death', say gardaí
Gardaí are investigating links between the murder and a second death in Monaghan yesterday.
# Co Monaghan
Gardaí probing links between stabbing and fatal road crash in Co Monaghan
It’s believed that the two deaths are connected.
# Bird Flu
Restriction zone extended after bird flu is identified in second Co Monaghan turkey flock
There will be a ‘slight’ extension to the current Avian Influenza restriction zone.
# Bird Flu
Restriction zones in place as Avian Influenza confirmed in Monaghan turkey flock
A protection zone of 3km and a surveillance zone of 10km will be enforced by the Department of Agriculture
# in control
The All-Ireland champions are on the march again as Kilcoo charge into Ulster semi-finals
Ten points separated the teams in Clones.
# Carrickmacross
Female pedestrian seriously injured following collision with a tractor in Co Monaghan
The incident happened yesterday shortly before 6pm and the woman is currently hospitalised.
# Missing
Gardaí stand down appeal after two missing teenagers located safe and well
Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance with this matter.
# Carrickmacross
Body of a man found in Co Monaghan suffered head injury
A post-mortem has been completed on the body of the deceased by the State Pathologist
# Carrickmacross
Post-mortem to determine investigation into unexplained death of man in Co Monaghan
The post-moterm examination is taking place today after a man’s body was discovered near a hotel that provides accommodation for people seeking asylum.
Man (90s) dies after being hit by van in Monaghan
The collision occurred on Wednesday evening.
# Castleblayney
Man and woman (60s) killed in three-vehicle road traffic collision in Co Monaghan
A woman in her 60s is also in hospital with what are believed to be critical injuries.
# sharyar ali
Man jailed for a minimum of 13 years for the murder of 11-month-old baby boy
‘We have been robbed of life’s precious gift,’ said baby Hunter’s aunt.
David Brady Meath club winning boss, Monaghan title wait ends and Kilcoo survive in Down
It was a huge day of county final action around the country.
# columba mcveigh
Sixth search of a Co Monaghan site for the remains of one of the ‘Disappeared’ begins
Since 1999, there have been five searches of Bragan Bog for Columba McVeigh’s body.
# Clones
Taoiseach launches €20 million cross-border Ulster Canal restoration project
Taoiseach Micheal Martin laid the foundation stone to mark the start of phase two of the works.
# Clones
GSOC investigating Co Monaghan road incident for possible Garda involvement
GSOC received a referral under the Garda Síochána Act, 2005, from a Garda Superintendent in Monaghan.
Deaths of at least 80 cows in last decade linked to spreading of poultry manure
A report by
Niall Sargent
Cross-border investigation reveals concerns over regulation of the trade in poultry litter, an increasingly important natural fertiliser used on crops and vegetables.
16 farms inspected in last decade over concerns with poor spreading of poultry litter, Noteworthy reveals
In the most impactful case, 19 dairy cows died across two farms from botulism linked to litter spreading
Difficult for authorities to identify farms of origin of the litter for inspection or further action
'Canary in the coal mine': Protected nature areas under pressure from poultry farming
'Potential fraud' in poultry farm planning applications investigated in the North
# factory farm
'Canary in the coal mine': Protected nature areas under pressure from poultry farming
Cross-border investigation reveals serious environmental and air quality concerns from ammonia produced by the rapidly expanding poultry industry on the island of Ireland.
'Potential fraud' in poultry farm planning applications investigated in the North
A report by
Niall Sargent
Noteworthy cross-border project reveals serious concerns over the authenticity of documents claimed to be from an Irish State body.
Falsified or altered Teagasc letters used in 23 poultry farm planning cases in the North, Noteworthy reveals
Both national and local authorities in the North are currently investigating the issue
Several cases of dumping of poultry litter discovered in Northern Ireland since 2015
# factory farm
Suspected false documents and illegal dumping: the murky world of poultry manure
Noteworthy reveals serious concerns over authenticity of files used in some poultry farm planning cases in the North and where the manure is going.
# Banty bids farewell
Seamus McEnaney steps down as Monaghan manager
McEnaney released a statement to confirm his second stint is at an end.
# Wrap
Narrow win secures Tipperary's senior status, Armagh and Kerry ease to quarter-finals
A round-up of some of today’s action in the TG4 All-Ireland Senior Championship.
# Prison van attack
Garda appeal in prison van ramming incident as gang flees in Northern-registered vehicle
The prison van was returning from court to a jail with prisoners when it was attacked.
# Monaghan
Prison van rammed off the road in Monaghan as it transported prisoner from court
The Prison Service confirmed the incident took place this evening.
# local outrage
Joe Brolly apologises to Kolkata after Monaghan Council demands apology for Clones comparison
Monaghan County Council demanded a written apology after the GAA analyst compared Clones to Kolkata.
# Shankill
Man (50s) dies in workplace accident involving steam roller in Co Monaghan
The incident occurred at around 9.45am yesterday morning.
# Gallagher's gang
Heron double drives Derry to first Ulster final since 2011
Derry struck three goals in the Athletic Grounds to secure a convincing victory.
# Punishment
Monaghan hurlers forfeit two Lory Meagher victories
The county were found to have fielded an ineligible player in victories against Cavan and Louth.
# Celtic
Celtic fans pay tribute to late Monaghan teenager Aoibhe Byrne
A round of applause was held in the 14th minute of today’s match against Rangers in memory of the 14-year-old.
# down and out
Monaghan completely outclass Down to advance to Ulster semi-final stage
Jack McCarron starred as the Farney county beat Down by 10 points in Clones.