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Interesting Facts, courtesy of Nancy: The crouching start used by sprinters was first introduced in the USA by MICHAEL MURPHY, son of Irish immigrants in 1887!!
The 12 stars: Arsene Heitz (1908-1989) The  Frenchman who designed the European flag admitted 30 years later that he got the idea for the 12 stars from the Miraculous Medal (which was given to Catherine Labore by The Blessed Virgin in 1830). The flag was officially unfurled on Dec.8th 1955 - the feast of the Immaculous Conception!
There are 12 Dublins in the USA and six in Australia!

Heartiest congratulations  to Kathleen O'Brien (nee McCarra). Emy, Emyvale, who reached a very significant birthday recently. The happy occasion was celebrated with family,relatives, neighbours and friends at the home of her son Martin O;Brien and Siobhan, in Emy, Emyvale. A lavish meal was laid on and this was followed by a lively sing-song, music and comedy acts with Enda O(Brien  taking on the role of Fear n ti.  After an interval of days to unwind and rest, the  entire O(Brien family met up for a week-end of further celebration in Trim, Co.Meath. and a great time was had by all, including Kathleen and  Sean's 15 grandchildren.!!  We wish Kathleen many more Happy Birthdays and that  she will never lose the cheerful outlook and gay spirits that have made her so well loved by all the family and all who know her, Warm  Congratulations too  from The Senior Citizens Thursday Club members to which Kathleen is a loyal and faithful worker in Emyvale Leisure Centre every week.                         

Unfinished Developments: At the Monaghan County Council meeting on Monday last Cllr. Paudge Connolly asked a question in relation to the unfinished developments at Cnoc  na Greine, Tydavnet, and Chapel Court, Carrickroe
a – what actions have been taken to resolve these unfinished developments
B – That in view of the acute housing shortage in the North Monaghan area what plans has Monaghan County Council to ensure that both these developments are resolved in the near future?

The answer re. Carrickroe was = In respect to Chapel Court, significant remedial works have previously been carried out on this development with funding obtained through the Public Safety Initiative (€18, 387.00) and there are currently no other funding streams available to carry out further remedial works.

Emyvale Walkie Talkers meet every Saturday morning at 10.30am at Emy Lake. Nice easy enjoyable walk. Bring your family, pushchairs welcome!! If you want any further information contact Geraldine on 086 0816449. See you Saturday morning! Lovely social morning.

Wheelbarrow Run 8th of Oct. 2017:  DDA  would like to thank all involved for making Run a very big success and lovely community day and we look forward to next year. Total income from Wheelbarrow Run €8,555.00  

A Full  CPR/AED Course will take place on Friday 17th November 2017 starting at 6-30pm to 9-30pm in Emyvale Leisure Centre. Course Fee €25. The course teaches CPR ( how to give mouth to mouth and compressions on the chest if someone is unresponsive), AED ( how to use a Defibrillator)  Choking in Adult and Child, Recovery position. If interested please register your name with Eilish 0877857680.  Help Save a Life

For those who have received training already there will be a refresher course on Friday 24th November 2017 in Emyvale Leisure Centre between 8 – 9 pm. Fee €5. Only takes a few minutes to run through what you’ve learned and keeps it fresh in your mind.

Knockatallon Ramblers Winter Programme HERE

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