Press Release: 4 January 2021
Monaghan County Council Update on Level 5 Service Provision
The Government has announced that, from midnight on Thursday 24 December, 2020 all of Ireland will be placed on Level 5 of the Plan for Living with COVID, until Tuesday 12 January 2021. This action is based on current public health advice and the deteriorating situation with the disease across the country.
Monaghan County Council’s Management Team have reviewed the implications of the Level 5 restrictions on the delivery of Council services and operations.
As providers of essential public services all our offices, except the Motor Tax Office, will remain open during the Level 5 restrictions. An appointments-only service will be in operation in the Motor Tax Office.
All County Council repair, maintenance and construction services will remain operational.
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Monaghan County Council appeal to the public, in the interests of minimising face to face contact, please use the email and phone contacts provided and avail of our online services at www.monaghan.ie
All public libraries in the county are currently closed to the public but e-services are available. See contact details below for accessing the library service.
Ballybay Library, phonelines open Wednesday and Thursday from 10am until 1pm, 042-9741256 or email Ballybaylibrary@monaghancoco.ie
Carrickmacross Library, phonelines open Monday to Friday from 10am to 1pm, 2pm to 5pm, 042 9661148 option 4 or email Carrickmacrosslibrary@monaghancoco.ie
Castleblayney Library, phonelines open Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 10am till 1pm, 042 9740281 or email Castleblayneylibrary@monaghancoco.ie
Clones Library, phonelines open Monday to Friday from 10am to 1pm, 2pm to 5pm, 047 74712 or email Cloneslibrary@monaghancoco.ie
Monaghan Library, phonelines open Monday to Friday from 10am to 1pm, 2pm to 5pm, 047 81830 or email Monaghanlibrary@monaghancoco.ie
Monaghan County Museum, The Market House in Monaghan and Patrick Kavanagh Centre will also be closed to the public, in line with Government Advice for indoor cultural venues.
Public playgrounds and parks in the county will remain open to the public. We urge users of these facilities to ensure compliance with HSE guidelines on social distancing and hand-sanitizing.
The response to this situation from our community and voluntary sector has been overwhelming and Monaghan County Council would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support in these challenging times.
For accurate and up-to-date information on coronavirus, please consult the Health Service Executive’s website at https://www.hse.ie/coronavirus