Noticeboard June 2015

Summer Evening Walks for All: Wednesdays at 6:30pm. 1 July: Dartrey Forest.  8 July: Jenkins Lough. Meeting Point at Bottle Bank, McNally’s Car Park, Monaghan Town Centre. Please car share.  Organised by Knockatallon Ramblers and Monaghan Sports Partnership.

Co Monaghan Community Well-Being Survey Results: The results of the recent PPN (Public Participation Network) Survey are now available at

Local Farmers Markets: Ballybay Farmers Market, The Square, Ballybay on Fridays, 10am – 12 noon. Monaghan Farmers Market, Front of Monaghan Town Courthouse on Fridays, 10am – 2pm. See

Monaghan GIY Visit to Killygoan Allotments: tomorrow Friday, 26 June at 7.30pm.  Meeting point at top of Woodview in Killygoan. Guest speaker is Michael O’Hare who will discuss Biodiversity and will give a tour of the allotments. Also seed and seedling swap.All welcome.

Get Involved 2015 – A Community Sustainability Initiative (Supported by Local Newspapers): Competition with prize fund of €12,000.  See or page 18 of The Northern Standard of 21 May.

Organic Centre Courses, Rossinver:   Saturday, 27 June (1) Weeds, Weeding and Eating – with Hans Wieland (2) Natural Cosmetic Making. Sunday, 28 June: Darina Allen Cookery Demo. Upcoming courses: (1) Aromatherapy for Gardeners (2) Home Preserving : Traditional and Modern Methods. (3) Grow Your Own Fruit – Summer Workshop. See

Meeting the Challenge of Climate Justice: From Evidence to Action, (International Conference):  22 June – 23 June, Maynooth University. Keynote speakers include Mary Robinson and Bill McKibben. Booking at

Renewable Energies – Prosperous Communities (Conference):   Wednesday, 24 June (9:30am- 4pm) in Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim. See

John’s Day – International Festival: Saturday, 27 June at 3pm at Ballybay Wetlands Centre. See John’s Day/LIGO/Summer Festival on Facebook.

Aghairourke Ramble, Legnabrocky, Enniskillen: Saturday, 27 June, 10am – 12.30pm. Booking essential. Email or tel 048 9049 1547. See

Renewable Energies – Prosperous Communities (Conference):  Ireland, Wednesday, 24 June (9:30am 4pm) in Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim. See

Summer Events at Marble Arch Caves Geopark, Co Fermanagh. Includes some family events. See ‘Events’ at

Making Better Decisions (Ecotherapy Hedge School Event): Sunday, 28 June, in Southwest Dublin. See

SEAI Schools ‘Exploring our Energy Programme’: ‘In-school’ teacher workshops available from September.  See ‘Your School’ at

An Spud off Mór: South Monaghan Potato Growing & Tasting Competition: Saturday, 4 July in JJ Cunningham’s Loft, Carrickmacross beginning at 1pm.  A Transition Monaghan event. See or contact Conan on 086 0641864.


The Sustainability Gathering: Capital Working for Sustainability: Wednesday, June 24 in Dublin Castle. See

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