Monaghan County Council
Expression of Interest
Purchase of Houses and/or Land for Social Housing 2021-2022
Monaghan County Council is seeking expressions of interest from Developers, Contractors, Homeowners and Landowners for the purchase of houses and/or land for Social Housing purposes in the following areas across the County:
- Monaghan Town
- All other towns/villages in County Monaghan where there is a Housing Need
The house types needed are as follows:
2-bedroom 73% (15% for elderly and people with disabilities)
3-bedroom 21% (3% for elderly and people with disabilities)
4-bedroom 5% (0.5% for elderly and for people with disabilities)
Larger and other accessible houses for addressing specific needs 1%
The proposed houses/land should ideally suit the size of the town or village as follows:
Towns and villages with populations up to 1,000:- scheme size up to 20 houses
Towns and villages with populations > 1,000 up to 5,000:- scheme size up to 30 houses
Towns and villages with populations greater than 5,000:- scheme size up to 40 houses
Monaghan County Council is interested in proposals on greenfield and brownfield sites and is particularly interested in seeing proposals from Developers for developments that propose to bring vacant or derelict properties into use and/or that propose to demolish derelict properties and build new dwellings in their place. These will be considered as Buy & Renew Turnkey proposals where the Developer buys and renovates the property to like-new condition and sells to Monaghan County Council.
Houses to be of interest to the Council, must be close to services in a town or village, ideally within one mile (1.6km) from shops, schools and local amenities.
Housing Design Standards should at a minimum meet the requirements and criteria set out in the Department of Housing and Planning publications “Quality Housing for Sustainable Communities” and “Employer’s Requirements for Detail Design of Quality Housing” and other relevant statutory planning and construction standards including Building Regulations.
Land to be considered must be zoned as “Existing Residential” or “Proposed Residential” and/or form part of an Unfinished Housing Development and/or be located in a town or village.
For further information please visit www.etenders.gov.ie or request an information pack from Mrs. Deirdre Power, Housing Department, Monaghan County Council, Glen Offices, Monaghan, County Monaghan or email firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 047 30577.
If you have any land or houses available or that may become available shortly, you can complete the Submission Document with details, including: asking price, acreage of land, sizes of houses, number of bedrooms, ownership, date available, location map and BER (if available).
Submissions to be made by e-mail to email@example.com marked and addressed “Expression of Interest in the Sale of Houses and/or Land to Monaghan County Council 2021-2022”
There are five closing dates for Submissions as detailed below;
- Submission Date 1: 4pm on 30th June 2021
- Submission Date 2: 4pm on 31st August 2021
- Submission Date 3: 4pm on 30th November 2021
- Submission Date 4: 4pm on 23rd February 2022
- Submission Date 5: 4pm on 31st May 2022 (Final Closing Date)
Monaghan County Council is not obliged to purchase any of the houses or land submitted as part of this process. House purchases are subject to the approval of the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage. Monaghan County Council may also source houses and/or land by directly approaching property owners, estate agents, online property websites and by other appropriate means.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for inclusion on the following two panels from which future permanent or temporary vacancies arising during the lifetime of the panels may be filled:-
- Staff Officer (Grade V)
(€43,633 – €52,401)
- Assistant Civil Defence Officer (analogous to Grade 1V)
(€28,753 – €46,465)
Starting pay for new entrants will be at the minimum of the scale in accordance with
Circular E.L. 02/2011
Application forms and further details are available to download from www.monaghan.ie
or can be obtained from the:
Human Resource Management Section,
Monaghan County Council,
Telephone No: 047 73702/73703
Shortlisting will take place on the basis of the information provided on the application form and it is expected that given the qualifications and experience of prospective applicants that the shortlisting requirements will be significantly higher than the minimum standard set out.
Closing date for the receipt of completed application forms:
4.00pm on Friday 18th June 2021
Applications must be submitted via the recruitment submission link available on our website www.monaghancoco.ie under current vacancies.
Monaghan County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Canvassing will automatically disqualify
NOTICE of Intention to Declare a road to be a Public Road under Section 11 of the Roads Act 1993 – 2007 & Local Government Reform Act 2014.
Monaghan County Council in the Municipal District of Monaghan hereby gives Notice of its intention to consider at the Monaghan Municipal District Meeting to be held in the M-Tek Building, Knockaconny, Monaghan on 19th July, 2021 at 10am, the making of a declaration that a section of the undermentioned road should be declared a public road.
Name of road Location Terminal points Length of road
Tullyhirm Lane Tullyhirm, Monaghan From Tullyhirm Bridge 490 metres Local road No. LS 5512-0 for 490m
A location map identifying the lane which is intended to be declared a ‘public road’ is available for inspection on our website at https://monaghan.ie/monaghan-county-council-notices, for a period of one month commencing on the 3rd of June 2021. The Council will consider any objections/ representations regarding the proposal which are submitted in writing to the Municipal District Co-ordinator, Municipal District of Monaghan, County Offices, Glen Road, Monaghan H18 YT50.
Closing date for receipt of objections/ representations is 5.00 p.m. on the 16th July 2021.
Temporary Closing of Roads
Monaghan County Council gives notice to close the following roads in the Municipal District of Monaghan in County Monaghan:
Dates of Closure: Between Monday 21st June 2021 and Friday 8th October 2021 between the hours of 8 am and 6 pm
Each Road will be closed for a maximum of 2 weeks within the Closure Period
To facilitate: Road Improvement Works
- R-213: For a distance of 4173m between its junction with the N-12 and its junction with the N-2: Tamlet, Garran Itra, Garran Otra, Tiravray, Lismenan.
- R-162: For a distance of 4528m between its junction with the LP-1500 and its junction with the LS-5503: Tanderageebane, Leagh, Drumacruttan, Toniscoffy.
All Detours will be signposted in order to direct the Traffic. (Local Access and Emergency Vehicles will be catered for at all times).
This notice complies with the Roads Act 1993 (Section 75)
Temporary Closing of Roads
Monaghan County Council gives notice of Intention to close the following road in the Municipal District of Ballybay/Clones in County Monaghan:
Date: Monday 21st June 2021 to Friday 16th July 2021
To Facilitate: Bridge Rehabilitation Works.
Road Closed: –
R-193-2 in the townlands of Glen/Clossagh Beg Co. Monaghan
Division Route: –
Traffic wishing to travel on the R-193 from Rockcorry village to the R-190 will be diverted onto the R-188, then turning right on to the R-183 at Swanns crossroads and continuing to Ballybay town, then turning right on the R-162, then continuing on to the R-190.
Traffic wishing to travel to Rockcorry village via the R-193 from the R-190 will be diverted by remaining on the R-190, continuing on the R-162 to Ballybay town, then turning left on to the R-183, then turning left on to the R-188 at Swanns crossroads and continuing to Rockorry village.
All Detours will be signposted to direct the Traffic. (R-193-1 Local Access only, no through at Bridge Works).
Any interested person may lodge an objection to closing the above-mentioned road with the Head of Roads, Monaghan County Council, MTEK II Building, Knockaconny, Monaghan, not later than Tuesday 8th June 2021. Any objections must be clearly marked on the envelope “Objection To Road Closure”.
If you have any queries concerning this Road Closure, please contact the Roads Section, Mtek 2, Knockaconny, Monaghan at 047 30597 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Come back Cocooners initiative
Monaghan Age Friendly programme is delighted to launch our Come back Cocooners initiative beginning on June 1st, 2021.Monaghan Age Friendly Programme has partnered with local businesses to put in place special offers, promotions and discounts for older customers to support their return to shopping in local towns after a challenging time for everyone.
Promotional booklets are available in shops and businesses across the county. The promotional booklet includes details of some offers available along with timetables of bus services provided by Local link.
PICK UP YOUR FREE BOOKLET in shops and businesses in your local town. Look out for the Come back Cocooners promotional posters for many other special offers available in shops and businesses.