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Gaeil Triucha Club Notes

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Gaeil Triucha Club Notes

Seniors: Our first league match is away to Doohamlet this Saturday 12thaway to Clontibret next Wednesday, 16th Reserves B: We suffered our first defeat of the season when we lost away to Scotstown last Friday0-10 to 0-17. Though level at half time, 0-6 each, the hosts took control of the game in the... Read More

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The Italian Job Clones Style (video)

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The Italian Job Clones Style (video)

The ever popular Clones Canal Festival is coming up in June of this year, so with that in mind (and a particular focus on the Soapbox Race), the lads in charge decided to make their very own version of Italian JOb , but Clones Style.It doesn’t quite have that same continental feel that the original... Read More

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny launches “Energising Ireland’s Rural Economy” the report of the Commission for the Economic Development of Rural Areas (CEDRA)

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An Taoiseach Enda Kenny launches “Energising Ireland’s Rural Economy” the report of the Commission for the Economic Development of Rural Areas (CEDRA)

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD will today (14 April, 2014) launch “Energising Ireland’s Rural Economy” the report of the Commission for the Economic Development of Rural Areas (CEDRA). The report was jointly commissioned in September 2012 by Minister Phil Hogan, T.D., and Minister Simon Coveney, T.D. in... Read More

Employment levels in manufacturing and international services continued to grow for the third year in a row in 2013

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Employment levels in manufacturing and international services continued to grow for the third year in a row in 2013

The Forfás Annual Employment Survey 2013 showed employment in enterprise development agency assisted companies at 303,155, an increase of 8,579 jobs in total permanent full-time employment. There was also an increase in part-time employment of 3,827 jobs to 46,167 in the same year. This continues... Read More

Planned €80 million investment in new manufacturing facility, creating an expected 270 jobs and 150 temporary construction jobs

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Planned €80 million investment in new manufacturing facility, creating an expected 270 jobs and 150 temporary construction jobs

Monday, April 14th, 2014, Limerick: The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD and Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan TD today announced thatEthicon Biosurgery Ireland, part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, plans to develop an €80 million state-of-the-art... Read More

European and Local Elections Friday 23rd May 2014

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European and Local Elections Friday 23rd May 2014

Are you on the Register of Electors? You can check at your City/County Council’s offices andon-line atwww.checktheregister.ie If not, there is time to apply for inclusion in theSupplement in order to vote at the elections. The European and local elections will take place on Friday, 23rd May 2014.You... Read More

3 New Tournaments Announced In European Rugby

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3 New Tournaments Announced In European Rugby

The European Rugby Champions Cup will replace the Heineken Cup from next season. The new tournament in the European rugby schedule will feature 20 teams (Heineken Cup currently has 24), seven from the Pro12, seven from the Aviva Premiership, six from the French Top 14 and a final place will be... Read More

The scandal of councillors’ expenses

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The scandal of councillors’ expenses

by Paul McPhillips If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys, or so goes the argument. Whether it’s true or not, the perks Monaghan county councillors feel they deserve are, well… (sorry for this)… bananas. Last year, Monaghan councillors claimed €239,000 in allowances and expenses on top of... Read More

Home Renovation Incentive (HRI) – launch of the new electronic system

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Home Renovation Incentive (HRI) – launch of the new electronic system

The Minister for Finance announced the Home Renovation Incentive (HRI) in his Budget 2014 speech on 15 October 2013. Following on from this, Revenue announced today (10/04/14) the launch of the new electronic system to administer the Home Renovation Incentive. HRI online is now available to both... Read More

MINISTER COVENEY MUST HONOUR COMMITMENT FOR EARLY SUBMISSION OF CAP RURAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN

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MINISTER COVENEY MUST HONOUR COMMITMENT FOR EARLY SUBMISSION OF CAP RURAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN

Monaghan IFA Rural Development Chairman Bernard Treanor has called on the Minister for Agriculture to honour his commitment that the Rural Development Plan would be sent to Brussels by Easter. There is still a three-week window for the Minister to come forward with his proposals following the... Read More

Horse Racing - Aintree 1:30 - Preview

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Horse Racing - Aintree 1:30 - Preview

We have previewed the opening race on the Grand National Card today with a 9/1 shot selected each way. We are giving up to €45 FREE in the Grand National today so check out our offers. http://bit.... Read More

Premier League Previews 2

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Premier League Previews 2

Charlie George previews the following games in the Premier Leagueon Saturdayand thinks a big shock could be in store at the Bridge. · Newcastle v Man Utd · Chelsea v Stoke http://bit.... Read More

Rugby - Munster v Toulouse Preview

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Rugby - Munster v Toulouse Preview

Openside looks at the Heineken Cup Quarter Final from Thomond Park in the attached preview. http://bit.... Read More

Aintree Grand National 2014: horse-by-horse guide to all 40 runners

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Aintree Grand National 2014: horse-by-horse guide to all 40 runners

Tidal Bay A top-class steeplechaser and really likable but he's 13, older than any winner since 1923, and he hasn't won over fences since the end of 2012. Despite that, he's got more weight to carry than any National winner in the 40 years since Red Rum's second victory. He's a smasher but hard to... Read More

Aintree Day 2 - Topham Chase Preview

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Aintree Day 2 - Topham Chase Preview

The Dark Horse previews the Topham Chase with a 14/1 selection each way. http://bit.ly/1dXHa6D We have previewed three races on day 2 of the Aintree meeting. They are the · Mildmay Novices’ Chase · Melling Chase · Mares Bumper http://bit.... Read More

Aidan Quinn To Play In Castleblyaney

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Aidan Quinn To Play In Castleblyaney

Aidan Quinn Playing ThisSaturday March 22ndat The Old Coach Inn... Read More

IFA MEET MINISTER DEENIHAN ON CONCERNS OF FARMERS IN ENVIRONMENTALLY DESIGNATED AREAS

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IFA MEET MINISTER DEENIHAN ON CONCERNS OF FARMERS IN ENVIRONMENTALLY DESIGNATED AREAS

IFA President Eddie Downey has called on the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Jimmy Deenihan, to allow farmers who have suffered damage to their land as a result of the recent floods to carry out remedial works. At a meeting with Minister Deenihan, it was impressed on him that his... Read More

IFA MEET ULSTER FARMERS UNION ON BEEF ISSUES

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IFA MEET ULSTER FARMERS UNION ON BEEF ISSUES

IFA President Eddie Downey led an IFA delegation including National Livestock Chairman Henry Burns in a meeting with the Ulster Farmers Union in Dublin this week where the current problems on beef prices and specifications both North and South were discussed. The UFU were represented by their... Read More

FA MEETS MAJOR RETAIL BUYER ON BEEF

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FA MEETS MAJOR RETAIL BUYER ON BEEF

At a meeting in London this week with Tesco, which is a major buyer of Irish beef for its UK stores, IFA President Eddie Downey raised farmer concerns on livestock prices and specifications relating to the age of bulls and steers and weight limits. In a very constructive meeting, Tesco said that... Read More

MINISTER COVENEY MUST ADDRESS TAXATION IMPLICATIONS OF HIS PROPOSAL ON THE TRANSFER OF SINGLE FARM PAYMENT UNDER NEW CAP - IFA

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MINISTER COVENEY MUST ADDRESS TAXATION IMPLICATIONS OF HIS PROPOSAL ON THE TRANSFER OF SINGLE FARM PAYMENT UNDER NEW CAP - IFA

IFA President Eddie Downey said the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney must address the significant taxation implications associated with his proposals to transfer entitlements from lessors to lessees in order to protect the SFP payments under the new CAP arrangements, in cases where the entire... Read More

IFA URGE MINISTER COVENEY TO MAKE GLAS A MEANINGFUL SCHEME

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IFA URGE MINISTER COVENEY TO MAKE GLAS A MEANINGFUL SCHEME

Monaghan IFA Rural Development Chairman Bernard Treanor has urged the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney to implement a GLAS scheme which is meaningful, and properly rewards farmers for agri-environment measures on their farm. Speaking following a meeting with the Department of Agriculture in... Read More

SURVEY RESULTS SHOW THE IMPACT OF RULE CHANGES ON FALLEN ANIMAL COSTS

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SURVEY RESULTS SHOW THE IMPACT OF RULE CHANGES ON FALLEN ANIMAL COSTS

Commenting on the results of an extensive national survey carried out by IFA into the costs of Fallen Animal collection, IFA Animal Health Chairman Bert Stewart said the impact of the Department of Agriculture rule changes is clearly evident. The IFA Animal Health Chairman said, “Farmers in the... Read More

Terry's Bar Live Music

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Terry's Bar Live Music

Live Musicthis SundayNight from7:30 to 9:30by Country Legend Frank... Read More

Sharp Focus – Crossing the Divide Project

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Sharp Focus – Crossing the Divide Project

This December will see the gala screening of four original short films made by forty young people from Belfast, Monaghan and Dundalk. The short films are the culmination of eighteen months of work by Calipo Theatre Company, Drogheda, on their cross border film project - Sharp Focus: Crossing the... Read More

Terry's Bar Live Music

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Terry's Bar Live Music

Live Musicthis Sunday from 7:30 to 9:30by Frank Nelson http://www.youtube.... Read More

Fidget Feet    Aerial Dance Workshops

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Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Workshops

Originating from Donegal, Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Theatre is an internationally renowned company that is one of Ireland’s own. As Ireland’s leading aerial dance theatre company, we create spectacular indoor and outdoor productions, nationally and internationally for both theatres and festivals. Our... Read More

Limelite To Play In Teryys Bar

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Limelite To Play In Teryys Bar

Live musicthis Sundaynight from 7.30 to 9.30 by limelite. Click here to see Limelite play and discuss country musichttps://www.youtube.... Read More

Live Broadcast: FlightFest, the Irish Aviation Gathering

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Live Broadcast: FlightFest, the Irish Aviation Gathering

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