Noticeboard June 2017

              • Notices with a County Monaghan Focus

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

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              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 http://www.monaghan.ie. 

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              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 http://www.birdwatchireland.ie.

              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 http://www.gomonaghan.ie

              Walking Tours of Monaghan, Carrickmacross and Clones: This and every Saturday at 11am until 30th September. See details at http://www.events.monaghantourism.com.

              • 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 http://www.theorganiccentre.ie. 


              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 http://www.zerowastefestival.ie.

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

              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 http://www.greenfoundationireland.ie.

              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. http://www.irishbeekeeping.ie

              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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