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The new Bishop of Clogher Larry Duffy

The episcopal ordination of the new Bishop of Clogher Larry Duffy took place at St Macartan’s Cathedral in Monaghan on Sunday. It follows the announc(...)

The funeral of Stephen Marron, who was killed as he sat in his parked car in Castleblayney, Co Monaghan on Tuesday, took place on Saturday. Photograph: PA

A father-of-two who was killed in a two-car collision in Castleblayney on Tuesday has been described at his funeral as man who was “so life-giving”. (...)

CCTV from the incident in Castleblayney where a vehicle collided with a parked car causing the death of Stephen Marron. Image: Newsfile

A father-of-two (47) was killed in Co Monaghan on Tuesday night when his parked car was struck by a speeding vehicle which was being pursued at the ti(...)

Rita Bogdanova

The funeral of a woman who died of complications after giving birth to a baby girl is to take place in Co Monaghan on Wednesday. Rita Bogdanova, the (...)

Eamon Devlin of Dev-Oil on Concession Road. Photograph: Alan Betson

The N53 Castleblayney to Dundalk road slices through the southern tip of Co Armagh. Travelling from Monaghan, the road enters Northern Ireland where (...)

President Michael D Higgins and Sabina admire the Big Tom statue in Castleblaney, Co Monaghan. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Big Tom was still very much alive when his long-time friend Margo first suggested that there should be a statue of him in his home town. He was not en(...)

The Monaghan Way, near the border with south Armagh. Ninety-five of the Border’s 208 crossings are between Monaghan and its three northern neighbours, Fermanagh, Tyrone and Armagh.

There are more than twice as many border crossings in Co Monaghan alone as there are between Norway and Sweden, an international boundary much beloved(...)

Bomb survivor Wendy Doherty whose mother, Colette, died, with her son Tiler at the 44th anniversary ceremony of the Dublin and Monaghan bombings on Talbot St. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Hundreds of documents relating to the alleged collusion of RUC officers with a loyalist terror gang in the 1970s have been handed over to the Police O(...)

Aurelijus Kizelavicius, of Knocktornagh, Castleblayney, pleaded guilty to rape and assault causing harm to a woman on March 29th, 2015. Photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin.

A man who beat and raped a woman in Co Monaghan after giving her a lift home has been jailed for five years. Aurelijus Kizelavicius (22) punched his (...)

Nathan Carter performs during ‘The Late Late Show Country Special’. Photograph: RTÉ

Country and western singer Big Tom was recalled as “the Johnny Cash of Ireland” on Friday night during the Late Late Show Country Special. Big Tom M(...)

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