January 2017

Training in hedge management: A course on hedge laying, coppicing and hedge planting will take place this Saturday, 7 January in Castleblayney.   Contact John McKeon 0871462790. For information on hedge laying and courses see the website of the Hedge Laying Association of Ireland http://www.hedgelaying.ie

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Hedge laying tutor John McKeon will run a course this Saturday in Castleblayney
Monaghan Arts Network Showcase: Wednesday, 25 January at 7.30pm at the Market House, Monaghan. Featured artists; Emma Curtis (Fashion Design), John McArdle (Drama), Bronagh McCabe (Music) and Dilis (Music).

Knockatallon Rambling Club Walks: See list of the Club’s forthcoming Sunday Walks at http://www.knockatallon.com/Walks/Walks-Calender. For details on joining the club contact Paddy Sherry at 087 2525457.
From a Whisper to a Roar – Exploring the untold story of Monaghan 1916: Mon – Fri 11am – 5pm, Sat 12 – 5pm at Monaghan County Museum, Hill St. The exhibition will close in February so this is the last full month to see the multi award winning display.
Selected Cavan & Monaghan ETB Courses (January 2017)
(1) QQI Level 4 Course commencement dates: Woodcraft (Tuesday, 10 January). Home Repairs and Maintenance (Wednesday, 11 January) – both 9.30am – 1pm for 13 weeks in Ballybay Wetands Centre. Plant Identification, Care & Maintenance: Wednesday, 1 February, 10am – 1pm, for 15 weeks in Castleblayney.

(2) Other Courses: Preparing and maintaining your own allotment (Tuesday, 10 January for 10 weeks in Monaghan. Personal development and Mindfulness (Wednesday 11 January for 6 weeks, 10am – 1pm at Carrickmacross Workhouse. The History of the Rossmores and Leslies: Monday, 9 January, 6.30 – 9.30pm at Monaghan EU House. Patrick Kavanagh and the History of Rural Ireland: Tuesday, 10 January, 7 – 10pm at Carrickmacross Workhouse.

See ‘Latest News’ at http://www.cavanmonaghan.etb.ie or contact Kathy 047 30888 or monaghanadulted@cmetb.ie.

Other Notices: Courses, Events, etc.
BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2017:   Wednesday, 11 – Saturday, 14 January 2017, RDS Dublin. See http://www.btyoungscientist.com

GIY Ireland ‘Get Ireland Growing’ Fund: Applications are invited in January from groups, schools, etc. for funding under one of three themes – sow, grow and harvest. Supported by Energia. See http://www.giyinternational.org/energia-get-ireland-growing.html.
Full Moon Walking Tour of Tara: Saturday, 14 January, 2 – 4pm at the gate to the Hill of Tara, Co Meath. More details See http://www.sacredsites.ie.
Holocaust Memorial Day 2017: Thursday, 26 January at 7pm at the Market Place Theatre, Armagh. Free event. See ‘What’s On’ at http://www.marketplacearmagh.com. The event is hosted by Paul Clark and features speeches and video from survivors as well as music and poetry.
Better Energy Communities (SEAI funding for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects): Closing date applications is 17 February. See http://www.seai.ie/Grants/Better_Energy_Communities.
Responsible Travel & Tourism Awards: The awards which are organised by Green greenTravel are open to any business that operates within the Travel, Tourism and Hospitality industry.  The closing date for applications: 5pm, Friday, 27 January. See http://www.greenhospitality.ie/awards.

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