Organisation:

Castleblayney Community Childcare Ltd.

Short Description:

We provide a service to parents who cannot afford private childcare, for parents seeking training and employment and for lone parents. We comply with all Department of Health requirements and involve the parents in all major decisions regarding their child. We provide training for staff.

Contact:

Telephone:

Eillen McCusker

042 9753420

Email:

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Organisation:

Castleblayney Community Pre School

Short Description:

Castleblayney Community Pre School was established in 1992. We cater for children 3 years by the end of September of the current year. We run a high scope, high quality Pre School from September to June and a four-week summer camp. We have 2 - 2½-hour daily sessions, five days per week, twenty children per session.

Telephone:

042 974 9146

Email:

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Organisation:

Castleblayney Drama Festival

Short Description:

The Castleblayney Drama Festival has been serving the community for 26 years. In 1989 the festival of drama was held in the small 100 seater Gatehouse Arts Theatre in Castle Square and then moved to Our Lady's Concert Hall. In 2005 the Festival found its "forever home" when the Iontas Arts and Community Resource Centre opened.

Contact:

Telephone:

Website:

Rita Connoll 

086 8046297

www.castleblayneydramafestival.ie

 

Organisation:

Castleblayney Players

Short Description:

Amateur Drama Group Open to anyone interested in directing, acting, technical and backstage work. Affiliated to the Drama League of Ireland.

Contact:

Telephone:

Nicky Hore

086 1576289

Email:

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Organisation:

Castleblayney/South Monaghan Dyslexia Association

Short Description:

Our workshop is held weekly on a Monday night at Castleblayney College during school term, helping children with specific learning difficulties.

Email:

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Organisation:

Partners in Learning

Short Description:

As part of the Guidance Service at Our Lady’s there has been active community engagement through the local community education group Partners In learning. The Principal, Rainbows Coordinator, Early School Leavers Workers and the Guidance Counsellor are actively involved in the work of this local community education group.

Telephone:

087 650 0751

 

Organisation:

Castleblayney Social Services. Also Over 55's Club.

Short Description:

Castleblayney Social Services is a voluntary organisation established many years ago. The main focus of the organisation is to provide services to the over 55’s in the area. The Committee meets about once per month to organise the various rotas and programmes for the coming month.

Telephone:

042 97 40914

 

Organisation:

St. Mary's Hospital

Short Description:

St. Mary’s Hospital is a Residential and Day Care setting. It caters for many customers including, Convalescence, Rehabilitation, Palliative, Respite and Extended Care. We also have an EMI Unit.

The Matron:

Telephone:

Margaret McNally

042 974 0014

  

Organisation:

Castleblayney Cancer Society

Short Description:

The constitution states that we are a non-profit making organisation with public funds raised in order to offer financial aid and to support local cancer patients.

Contact:

Telephone:

Maired McGuinness 

042 9740701

 

Organisation:

Castleblayney Trust For Homeless, Needy and Unemployed

Short Description:

Mission

Castleblayney Trust consists of six voluntary Trustees who work with Homeless,
Needy and Unemployed people to improve their care, support, rehabilitation,
Accommodation and employment opportunities.

Telephone:

Co-Ordinator: Melissa Cole 042 9753431

Care & Settlement Officer: Paul McGinn 042 9753431

     
     

Email:

 

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Organisation:

Iontas - Castleblayney Arts and Community Resource Centre

Short Description:

The Castleblayney Arts & Community Resource Centre will provide a one-stop facility for a wide range of activities for the people of Castleblayney and the surrounding area. The entire facility has been developed by Castleblayney Arts & Community Development C. Ltd., a non profit making company comprising of local volunteers which was formed through the cooperation of various local voluntary groups to meet all the community needs.

Telephone:

042 9753400

Email:

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Website:

www.iontascastleblayney.ie

 

Organisation:

Secular Franciscan Order (Religious Group)

Short Description:

The Secular Franciscan Order (S.F.S) was founded by St. Francis of Assisi, between 1212 and 1221 for lay people trying to live the Gospel in their homes and in their daily occupations. Following the examples of St. Francis, accepting all people as a gift from God, and trying to bring joy and hope to all.

Telephone:

042 974 6487

 

Organisation:

Whist Club

Short Description:

Whist is a very enjoyable, socialable game of cards, which is easy to learn.

Contact:

Telephone:

Bridie McGuire

042 9746487

 

Organisation:

Blayney Ramblers

Short Description:

Blayney Ramblers is a Hillwalking Club (mountain walking) with members from Monaghan, Louth & Armagh. Members (over 18 years old) who join are affiliated to Mountaineering Ireland (www.mountaineering.ie), which includes public liability insurance. We welcome beginners who would like to try out this healthy activity. Please contact us for information on clothing and equipment.

Contact:

Telephone:

Rita Connoll

042 9746554

Email:

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Organisation:

Blayney Rovers F.C.

Telephone:

086 7841097

Email:

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Organisation:

Castleblayney Angling Club

Contact:

Telephone:

Patrick McArdle

086 8463380

Email:

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Organisation:

Castleblayney Camogie Club

Short Description:

We offer training for all groups aged 8 yrs up to senior level. Training is in St Mary’s football pitch, days and times may vary according to age level. For details please use contact details above.

Contact:

Telephone:

Mary Murphy

086 8611188

 

Organisation:

Castleblayney Faughs GFC

Short Description:

Faughs Football Club GFC Promotion of and participation in gaelic football for boys and girls from the under 6 to senior grade. Currently have four adult teams Voluntary organisation that promotes Gaelic Games

Contact:

Telephone:

Melissa Conlon

087 7617216

Email:

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Organisation:

Castleblayney Gun Club

Contact:

Telephone:

Patrick Mcardle

086 8463380

Email:

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Organisation:

Castleblayney Hurling Club

Short Description:

Hurling Club affiliated within the GAA. Runs hurling and related activities for all age groups from about 8 yrs to adult.

Contact:

Telephone:

Jimmy Lacey

086 1639407

Email:

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Organisation:

GAA Monaghan Ladies

Short Description:

Monaghan Ladies Unit 6, Castleblayney Enterprise Centre

 

Organisation:

Bree Residents Association

Short Description:

Established in 1994, by a group of residents who felt that they needed to get work done within the Estate. Firstly, the grass needed to be maintained and litter was also a big problem.

 

 

Organisation:

Castleblayney Garden Club

Short Description:

The garden Club is a group of people interested in gardening, who meet once a month to discuss aspects of gardening, exchanging information and plants. Various quest speakers attend throughout the year. An annual outing to historic houses and gardens plus occasional visits to garden centres. There is an annual plant sale in aid of a local charity.

Contact:

Telephone: 

Deirdre or Julianne

042 9746072

 

Organisation:

Castleblayney Tidy Towns

Short Description:

Castleblayney Tidy Towns Committee is committed to improving the local environment in our community by working with local authority, local businesses, local residents groups, local schools & interested individuals to create a clean & safe place to live & work for future generations.

Castleblayney Tidy Towns Facebook

 Email:  
  

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Organisation:

Lord Blayney Trust

Short Description:

The Lord Blayney Trust was formerly set up and known as the “Lord Blayney’s Charity” by the Right Honorable Cadwallader Davis Lord Blayney as set out in his last will and testament dated 4th July 1871. The Complex was built at Lord Blayney’s own expense and completed in 1879. Better known to many as the Alms Houses, were built to provide accommodation for “single elderly persons of good character, from the Castleblayney area”. There are 10 units and a caretakers Lodge in which to house a Caretaker Lord Blayney Trust

Contact:

Telephone:

Janet Hill

042 9751795 ( between 10am-4pm)

 

Organisation:

Mullyash Community Alert

Short Description:

Chairman: Francis Morris

Telephone:

086 3509441

 

Organisation:

Monaghan Volunteer Centre

Short Description:

Monaghan Volunteer Centre aims to encourage more people to become involved in volunteering across the county. www.volunteermonaghan.ie

Telephone:

047 72191

 

Organisation:

Blayney Blades

Short Description:

FOR YOUR INFORMATION COUNSELLING SERVICE COUNSELLORS: Aine McDonald 0863101000  Sally Hughes  086 2507 173 Debbie Flanagan 086 8431 605/ 42 9746792

Telephone:

042 9753410 / 042 9753411 / 042 9753412

Email:

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Organisation:

Community Games

Short Description:

We are a voluntary organisation taking in the PARISH of Castleblayney and Oram. We aim to provide opportunities for children to develop in a safe environment through experiencing a wide range of sporting and cultural activities.

Contact:

Telephone:

Maired Casey

086 8589644

 

 

Organisation:

Youth Work Ireland Monaghan

Short Description:

The Youth Information/ Café Service in Castleblayney offer a friendly reliable free and confidential service to young people. They provide support, guidance and empowerment to young people and those who work with them through information. Queries comprise of; education, college courses-full and part time, grants and other sources of funding for education. Minimum wage entitlements, employment rights, social welfare, travel and work abroad etc.

Contact:

Telephone:

Tina Russell

042 9751979

Email:

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Organisation:

Chatterbox School of Speech and Drama

Short Description:

For Children of all ages (school going) - Classes held once a week - Waiting list applies

Contact:

Telephone:

Email:

Marese Heavin

086 2778390

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Organisation:

Mc Mahon School of Irish Dancing

Short Description:

Irish Dancing Classes for Boys and Girls Ages 4 and upwards Classes in Castleblayney, Silverbridge, Keady, Kingscourt and Kilmainmwood

Contact:

Telephone:

Karen Mc Mahon

087 246 9606

Email:

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Organisation:

Scoil Rince Ulaid

Short Description:

Irish dancing classes for boys and girls. - Children must be in Junior Infants at Primary School or older to start. - Classes held in Castleblayney, Cremartin and Doohamlet.

Contact:

Telephone:

Maria Gorman

086 8670259

 

Organisation:

MS Ireland

Short Description:

Multiple Sclerosis Ireland is the only national organisation providing information, support and advocacy services to the MS community. The work with people with MS, their families and carers, health professionals, students and other interested in or concerned about MS.

Telephone:

Email:

042 9754304

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Website:

www.ms-society.ie