Noticeboard October 2017

      • Trip from Clones to the Organic Centre, Co Leitrim: Saturday, 14 October. Booking essential. Contact Ulster Canal Stores, Clones. Tel 047 52125.PEACE IV Small Grants Funding:  Aimed at projects that promote social inclusion, combat poverty and discrimination so as to enable greater cohesion between communities. Projects should show how they promote peace and reconciliation in Co Monaghan and in bordering northern counties. Closing Date: Friday, 27 October 2017 at 3pm. For details email:

        Monaghan Farmers Market: open every Friday morning until 2pm in front of Courthouse

        ‘Peace of Mind’ – Positive Mental Health Conference: Friday, 13 October in Creighton Hotel, Clones, Co. Monaghan. Booking essential, call 047 52919 or email: Organised by Clones Family Resource Centre.

        Deep Ecology Workshop: Saturday, 21 October (10am – 1pm) at the Gate Lodge, Market Square, Castleblayney. The workshop is being organised by Transition Monaghan. . To book a place see Eventbrite link on Transition Monaghan Facebook page and at

        arts networkMonaghan Arts Network Showcase: Wednesday, 25 October at 7pm in the Market House Monaghan. See details on Monaghan Arts Network events on Facebook

        Useful APPs from Monaghan Co Council: 1. A faulty street light needs to be fixed: 2. Your street or road needs to be fixed. See

        Other Notices: Courses, Events, etc.

         ‘Life in a Finely Tuned Cosmos (Talk): Friday, 13 October at 7pm in Armagh Planetarium. Delivered by Visiting Professors Geraint Lewis and Luke Barnes. See What’s On at

        Organic Centre Courses (Rossinver, Co Leitrim):. Sunday, 15 October: (1) Healthy Cooking Workshop – Free from Gluten, Dairy, Yeast and Sugar. (2) Growing in Polytunnels – An Introduction. Saturday, 21 & Sunday, 22 October: (1) Cheese Making – an introduction: course now full. (2) Willow Basket Weaving.   NOTE: Trip to the Organic Centre from Clones on 14 October. See Co Monaghan notices above. See all course details and listing at

        Upcycle Challenge: Make something new out of something old. Prizes of €1000 available. Closing date 5pm on Monday, 16 October. See

        Be a Climate Ambassador: Want to play a part in building sustainable climate ambassadorIrish communities ready to meet the challenges of a changing climate. The Climate Ambassador programme runs for 12 months and during that time you will be provided with support from the Programme’s Climate Action Officers. There will be opportunities to meet with other Climate Ambassadors throughout the programme. See

        Green Schools Climate Action Week: 16 – 20 October. See

        Citizens Assembly on ‘How the State can make Ireland a Leader on Climate Change’: Videos of all the presentations at the Assembly’s recent gathering as well as expert papers are all available at A second weekend during which the Assembly will debate the Climate Change issue will be held on 4th – 5th November.

        Climate Change EPA Lecture: Thursday, 26 October. Communicating Climate Change – Why So Difficult? Venue: The Round Room, The Mansion House, Dawson Street, Dublin. The EPA in conjunction with the National Dialogue on Climate Action have organised the event. The speaker, Professor Chris Rapley CBE, is Professor of Climate Science at University College London and has specialised in climate communication issues. For details. See News and Events at

        Registration open for the Young Environmentalist Awards 2018: ECO-UNESCO’s Young Environmentalist Awards (YEA) is an all-Ireland environmental awards programme that recognises and rewards young people who raise environmental awareness and improve the environment. To register a team see

        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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