Monaghan County Council Notices 4th March 2021

Temporary Closing of Roads

Monaghan County Council gives notice of its intention to close the following roads in the Municipal District of Carrickmacross-Castleblayney in County Monaghan:



Between Monday 5th of April 2021 and Friday 1st of October 2021

between the hours of 8 am and 6 pm


Each Road will be closed for a maximum of 4 weeks within the Closure Period


To facilitate:   Road Improvement Works


Roads closed:


  • LP 4630-0 in the Townland of Inniskeen Glebe


  • LP 4100 & LS-8150-0 in the Townland of Creevy


  • LS 8132-0 in the Townland of Corravoo


  • LT 49032-0 in the Townland of Scalkill


  • LT 81521-0 in the Townland of Rathmore


  • LT 49032-0 in the Townland of Drumgurra


  • LT 46034-0 in the Townland of Drumboat


  • R178 Shercock road Roundabout in the Townland of Drummond Etra


  • R178 Dundalk road Roundabout in the Townland of Drummond Otra


  • R178-6 Farney Street in the Townland of Drummond Otra


  • R179-6 O’Neill Street in the Townland of Drummond Otra



All Detours will be signposted in order to direct the Traffic. (Local Access and Emergency Vehicles will be catered for at all times).


Any interested person may lodge an objection to the closing of the above-mentioned road with the A/Senior Engineer, Monaghan County Council, MTEK II Building, Knockaconny, Monaghan not later than Tuesday 9th March 2021.  Any objections must be clearly marked on envelope “Objection to Road Closure”.


If you have any queries concerning this Road Closure please contact The Municipal District of Carrickmacross-Castleblayney, Civic Offices, Riverside Road, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan at (042) 9661236 or email


Gareth Mc Mahon

A/Senior Engineer

4th of March 2021



Carrickmacross St. Patrick’s Parade 2021

Virtual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Carrickmacross-Castleblayney Municipal District are currently organising the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in Carrickmacross Town.

This year we are going virtual, and we are asking groups, bands, individuals and businesses interested in participating, to submit a video, no longer than 30 seconds, capturing your St. Patrick’s Day event.  It is important that you have your phone/tablet on the landscape setting when recording and use the hashtag #CarrickmacrossParade. There is a prize award for the best video posted on social media on St. Patrick’s Day using the #CarrickmacrossParade

All videos must be received at on or before the 10th of March 2021.

We must emphasise that all submissions must comply with current Covid-19 restrictions.

Our civic building will be lit up green to celebrate the event and we encourage all businesses with shopfronts to “Turn your Business Green” by decorating your shop windows in honour of our patron saint.

Damien Thornton

A/ Municipal District Co-Ordinator

Carrickmacross-Castleblayney Municipal District

4th March 2021