Noticeboard June 2017

              • Notices with a County Monaghan Focus

               The Practicals of Off-Grid Living – A Talk by Colm


              Colm Hopkins

              Hopkins: Saturday, 24 June, 2pm – 5pm at Teach Na nDaoine, Monaghan Town. Topics include: Growing fruit and vegetables, generating electricity, natural medicines, fermenting foods, keeping animals and much more.

            • Communities Facilities Scheme: Monaghan Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) has launched a scheme for community / voluntary groups. Up to €1,000 is available for capital projects.   Closing date for completed applications: Friday, 30 June. See ‘News’ at 


              Curlew in flight

              Save the Curlew: Please report sightings of breeding curlews to the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) on 01-8883255 or log sightings online at

              North Co Monaghan is one of the designated areas where a curlew conservation project is currently underway.

              Walking and Cycling Strategy Monaghan – Your opinion sought: Monaghan County Council has developed a Draft Strategy which is available for comment and suggestions. To view a copy see

              Walking Tours of Monaghan, Carrickmacross and Clones: This and every Saturday at 11am until 30th September. See details at

              • Other Notices: Courses, Events, etc.

              .Organic Centre Courses (Rossinver, Co Leitrim): Saturday, June 24: Masterclass in Organic Weed Management. Saturday, 1 July: (1) Home Preserving: Traditional and Modern Methods. (2) Grow Your Own Fruit – Summer Workshop. Sunday, 2 July: Raw Food Workshop. See details and full course listing at 

              zero wasteZero Waste Festival, Ireland Sunday, 25 June, 11am to 6 pm at the CIE Hall – Inchicore Sports and Social Club. Talks, Workshops, Screenings, Interviews, Food, Swap Shops etc. See

              Sustainability and Planning for the Future: Tuesday, 27 June, 9:30 -12:30 in Ranfurly House, Dungannon. See Events at

              Green Values, Religion and Secularism – Moving beyond the enlightenment
              division between science and religion (Conference):
              Saturday, 1 July, 9:30am – 5pm at the Irish School of Ecumenics, TCD, Dublin. See

              Gormanston Annual Beekeeping Summer Course (Co Meath):   Sunday, 30July – Friday, 4 August. Talks and workshops for all levels of beekeeping. One day or week long tickets available.

              While every effort has been taken in relation to the accuracy of notices, it is recommended that readers check relevant websites for up-to-date information. A listing is not necessarily an endorsement by Transition Monaghan

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