Lottery boost allows priory to open up its unique library

A treasure trove of rare books – some of them more than 400 years old – will be conserved and opened to the public with the help of a Lottery windfall of almost £750,000. The library of 20,000 books, archives and artefacts has been collected over centuries and is held in the Servite Priory in […]

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“Your Lordship’s Estate”

‘Your Lordship’s Estate’, a general history of the Moy and Charlemont produced by local historian James Kane, are available to purchase from any MACADA committee member, priced £10.

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Tydavnet Historical Society

Tydavnet Historical Society was very successfully launched in Ballinode Church Hall on Wednesday 10th December 2014 with a very good attendance at the first meeting. The group aims to collect, record, study and preserve material relating to the history and heritage of the Tydavnet Parish area. It is hoped that the cross community organisation will […]

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The Argory Christmas Fair

The Argory hosted a fantastic Christmas fair with dozens of craft and food stalls and festive entertainment. Afternoon tea was served in the house and the children got a chance to see Santa and Mrs Claus in their winter wonderland grotto.

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Killeeshil Craft Fair

A fantastic day was enjoyed by all who attended the Christmas Craft Fair at Killeeshil Community Centre on 07 Dec 2014. The committee members extended a huge thanks to all involved, especially to those who displayed products, provided wonderful musical entertainment, food and drinks, and not forgetting of course to all the people of the parish […]

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Bike the Blackwater 2014

Cyclists from Armagh, Monaghan and Tyrone gathered at the Navan Centre on Sunday 21 September to take part in ‘Bike the Blackwater 2014’. After a break of a number of years, the Blackwater Regional Partnership reinstated the ‘Bike the Blackwater’ as an annual event. Over 100 cyclists participated from across the Blackwater Region – Tyrone, […]

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Fivemiletown Clock Restored

Fivemiletown’s historic clock, which has been a distinctive local landmark on Main Street for over 100 years, has been restored. The Heritage Lottery Fund awarded a grant of £18,400 earlier this year for the repair of the timepiece. It was erected in 1903 to mark the coronation of King Edward VII, and is one of […]

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New Chapter For Moy As New Book Launched

New chapter for Moy as village plan and new book are launched The Moy villagers welcomed the return of the First Earl of Charlemont to the Square on Thursday evening last to herald the launch of a new era for the village, as the Moy Area Community and Development Association (MACADA) launched a new Moy […]

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No Pylons! Inter-connector Protest

This event, hosted jointly by Blackwater Regional Partnership and Armagh Council’s Mayor’s office, took place in the Navan Centre, Armagh on 20th February and was well attended by members of the public. The SEAT action group gave local people an update on the campaign to date.  They particularly emphasised the importance of land owners resisting […]

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