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# Clones

August 2023
‘God is in Clones’ says parish priest as 'soul friends' killed in Monaghan crash laid to rest
Mourners at Kiea Mc Cann’s funeral were told of how she and her ‘soul friend’ Dlava Mohamed had died with their hands touching.
'Community is heartbroken': Funerals held for two teenage girls who died in Monaghan crash
A service was held for Kiea McCann, 17, in Clones while a service was held for Dlava Mohamed, 16, in Dublin.
Students from Largy College were among mourners at both funerals this afternoon.
In a homily at Kiea's funeral Mass, Father John Chester said the Largy College community is "heartbroken".
The best friends were killed in a car crash on their way to a debs ball.
Hundreds of people form guard of honour for Debs ball crash victim
Hundreds of people form guard of honour for Debs ball crash victim.
Funeral details announced for two teenage girls killed in Co Monaghan crash
Kiea Mc Cann and Dlava Mohamed died in the fatal crash on Monday.
Largy College principal Sharon Magennis said both girls were "absolutely part integral to our community".
Hundreds of people lined the streets last night as Kiea's remains were brought back to Clones.
Investigations are continuing into the cause of the crash.
Monaghan debs tragedy: Two teenagers killed in crash are named locally
Largy College’s principal said the school is in deep shock following the ‘tragic loss of two cherished members of our school community’.
School says community in 'deep shock' as two teenagers killed in crash before debs in Monaghan
Two other teenagers and a 60-year-old man have been hospitalised.
The incident happened at 6.45pm yesterday evening, on the N54 road in Legnakelly.
The Largy College school principal said the news has been met with "profound sadness and grief".
Sinn Féin TD for Cavan-Monaghan Matt Carthy said it was “horrendous, heart-wrenching” news.
This year
The Ulster Final day in Clones is decadent and delirious
Sometime in the future the Ulster final will move to a state of the art stadium in Belfast. All we can do in the meantime is drink in the charm of Clones.
Armagh thrash Down to reach first Ulster final since 2008
Kieran McGeeney’s side will now face Derry in the Ulster SFC final on Sunday 14 May.
Woman (70s) killed after being struck by a car in Co Monaghan
The incident occurred on the R183 at Clonavilla at around 10.45pm last night.
Last year
Senior garda makes plea for people to come forward and help them find Troubles terror bombers
Nobody has been charged in relation to the crime.
Taoiseach launches €20 million cross-border Ulster Canal restoration project
Taoiseach Micheal Martin laid the foundation stone to mark the start of phase two of the works.
GSOC investigating Co Monaghan road incident for possible Garda involvement
GSOC received a referral under the Garda Síochána Act, 2005, from a Garda Superintendent in Monaghan.
All time
Man to appear in court over fatal Monaghan car crash
The man will appear before Monaghan District Court at 10.30am today.
Woman (50s) dies in single-car crash in Monaghan
Three others are being treated for their injuries following the early morning crash.
Clones misses out on Ulster Championship final over floodlight issue
The Ulster final will take place on 22 November but no decision has been made on the venue yet.
FactCheck: No, Clones' High Cross is not being moved 'because of Muslims'
False claims on social media have suggested that Monaghan County Council is moving the cross to appease the Muslim community.
Monaghan see off wasteful Fermanagh to advance in All-Ireland qualifiers
Sean Quigley missed a penalty as Fermanagh slipped to a four-point defeat at St Tiernach’s Park.
A heightened sense of Brexit 'WTF' in Clones
Locals in Clones, at the border with Co Fermanagh, say there’s huge concern at the possible disruption to daily life.
Gavin names team as champions Dublin prepare for National League opener away in Clones
Dublin get the defence of their National Football League title underway against Monaghan tomorrow afternoon.
Eamonn Fitzmaurice: 'We won the draw, we could have stolen it at the end'
Kerry are still battling on in the 2018 championship.
Kerry's late saviour, Monaghan miss golden chance and McManus stars
There was plenty to digest after the action in Clones.
Clones and Nenagh double-headers to kick TG4 All-Ireland senior championship off in style
We’re in for an extremely busy weekend of ladies football.
14-man Donegal cruise to victory against Down to book Ulster final spot
Declan Bonner’s side secured a 13 point win and will now face Fermanagh in the Ulster SFC final.
Tyrone unchanged for Ulster final showdown with Down
Mickey Harte has stuck with the side that made light work of Donegal for Sunday’s clash in Clones.
34-year-old man charged with theft of car which had young girl in back seat
The man appeared before a special sitting of Cavan District Court last night.
You won't eclipse the magic that Clones brings to Ulster final day
Plans to move the Ulster football final to Croke Park were misguided, writes Aonghus Ó Maicín.
Someone spent this £1000 wad of old punts in Clones last week
He just casually found a stack of £20 notes in his gaff. No biggy.
This Clones car was caught on camera smashing into traffic lights last night
A lucky escape.
A shop in Monaghan is really capitalising on Zayn leaving One Direction
They’re even lighting candles for all those overcome with grief.
This Monaghan shop is all set for tonight's Love/Hate finale
Liptons in Clones have everything you need for the big night in.
Slow start and missed chances led to Monaghan's downfall -- O'Rourke
‘Overall, I don’t think we played well enough on the day to win the game’, added the Farney boss.
Here's how one Monaghan shop are excellently dealing with useless Garth Brooks merch
Can we have a shot?
Man killed as motorbike and car collide in Monaghan
The 29-year old died at the scene. The two occupants of the car were uninjured.
Fine Gael councillor resigns over party stance on abortion
Yvonne Newell says that she cannot reconcile her beliefs with the party supporting the Protection of Life Act.
EU proposes ban on cloning farm animals and selling clone meat
A ban on all imports into the EU of cloned animals was also proposed.
Investigation at the Louvre after thousands of fake tickets found
Some of the tickets being presented by Chinese tourists were said to be “perfect clones”.
Monaghan v Donegal, Ulster senior football final
The reigning All-Ireland champions were in action in Clones today. Here’s how their clash with Monaghan unfolded.
Monaghan book their place in Ulster final
The Oriel County earned a one-point win over Cavan in a tight affair in Clones.
Man killed in Monaghan road crash
The 22-year-old was the front seat passenger in a car which collided with another vehicle.
Murph's Sideline Cut: Donegal are the best team in the championship, and they'll win Sam
Ciaran Murphy reckons he saw the All-Ireland champions elect this weekend.