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Manorhamilton & District Text Alert

Manorhamilton & District Text Alert

The Manorhamilton and District Text Alert scheme covers Manorhamilton, Glencar, Mullies, Rossinver and Kiltyclogher.

All text alert schemes nationwide are operated in co-operation with An Garda Siochána and one of the main aims of each text alert scheme is to prevent everyone within the community in which they are set up from becoming a victim of crime in as far is at all possible.

Garda Padhraic Corrigan is the Liaison Officer for the Manorhamilton and District Text Alert scheme. Everyone who observes suspicious activity or suspicious vehicles, etc., (description and registration numbers of, etc., ) is asked to phone 071-9820620 (Manorhamilton Garda Station) and report, as soon as possible, what he or she has observed.

When necessary a text message with brief details of the suspicious activity, etc., will be issued to all members who have signed up with the Manorhamilton and District Text Alert scheme by An Garda Siochána through the scheme's service provider, Grapevine.

All current members of the Manorhamilton and District Text Alert scheme are now invited to renew their membership fee of €10 and all new members who wish to join the scheme can do so by paying the membership fee of €10.

Manorhamilton and District Text Alert scheme current members are invited to contact their local scheme representative (listed below) as soon as possible with regard to renewing their memberships, as are new members who wish to join the scheme – Rossinver Eugene Fox, Geraldine Harte, Dervla Gilmartin; Mullies Bridget Kerrigan; Lurganboy Liam McBride, Liam McBride; Amorset John O'Dell, Clare McGauran; Skreeney Emma Coyle, Karen Hickey, Hugh McGurrin; McDermott Terrace Michael McSharry; Larkfield Pat Harte, Eugene McGrath; Cornastalk Eugene Kelly, Martin Joyce; Ross Joe McLoughlin; Anne McGriskin; Towneymoyle Linda McManus; Glencar Óisin McDonald, Seamus Devaney; Glenboy Barry O'Hagan, Sharon McGuinness, Kevin and Helen McManus; Kiltyclogher Olive Gallagher, Kathleen McCaffrey.

All who wish to renew their Manorhamilton and District Alert Scheme membership or new members who wish to join the scheme can also do so by paying the fee and completing the new scheme envelope in Bredin's Newsagents, Lock Up Alarms, Killasnett Co-Op in Manorhamilton and in McGriskin's Kiltyclogher.

Manorhamilton and District Alert Scheme membership fees defray the costs of providing the scheme for items such as signage, public liability insurance with Muintir na Tire (one of the scheme's promoters), Grapevine text alert charges, etc.

Completed Text Alert membership envelopes can also be deposited in the Text Alert Post Box, which is located just inside the Bee Park Community Centre's main doors. The Manorhamilton and District Alert Scheme Committee would like to thank Caroline Ward of Caz Cards for sponsoring new Text Alert signs and the new Text Alert envelopes.

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Friday, 11 March 2016 10:46

Sean MacDiarmada Homestead Open

Seán MacDiarmada homestead open to public Thursday to Saturday from March 2016.

The Seán MacDiarmada house in Corranmore on the outskirts of Kiltyclogher will re-open its doors to the public this week.  The cottage was the family home of 1916 Proclamation Signatory Seán MacDiarmada who also planned and fought in the Easter Rising.

The homestead is a National Monument in the ownership of the state and has been maintained and conserved by the Office of Public Works in its original condition by them since 1964.  The OPW has just completed some important conservation work on the building which is now ready for visitors.  Under the Friends of Irish Heritage initiative they have given permission for Kiltyclogher Heritage Centre, a local community based Interpretive Centre, to provide guided tours to the house.

The house is available for tours from Thursday to Saturday 10am - 4pm Admission to Kiltyclogher Hertiage Centre and tours to the MacDiarmada house are free.  Tours numbers are restricted to groups of 10, prior booking is recommended.  The last tour is 3pm.  Please note that visitors must provide their own transportation to the house and that the house is not wheelchair accessible.  For further information please contact Paul on 071 985 4865 or at the following email address.


Kiltyclogher Heritage Centre

Opening Hours: Thursday - Saturday 10am - 4pm

Tel : 071 985 4865

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