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Monaghan Development PlanYou are invited to a Public Consultation Workshop on the Draft Monaghan County Development Plan 2019-2025 which includes Settlement Plans for all of the Towns & Villages in County Monaghan.

This is an informal drop in workshop to enable everyone to talk with Council Officials on matters contained in the Draft Monaghan County Development Plan The Draft Plan can be inspected in the County Libraries , Municipal District Offices , the Planning Office & at www.monaghan.ie

For dates and times see flyer here >>


Join our Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Carrickmacross 24th to 31st of March. It's Free!! Forms available from BITS ' BOBS/COBBLERS REST, Keegan's Newsagents, Birdy's Newsagents.

Last Entry's must be back in Bits and Bobs by 12 Noon on Sat 31st.

Remember to look left and right when crossing the road and wear a high Viz Vest!

Monaghan CoCo are looking for expressions of interest for lease of Retail Craft Outlet in Market House, beside new Lace Gallery.

If you know anyone interested please let them know:

Click here for more information >>

RetailIsEtail2018Monaghan IT Forum
Thursday, 12 April 2018 from 16:00 to 19:15
Carrickmacross, County Monaghan

The 6th Annual Retail is e-Tail Conference. This year we have a great line up of speakers and are changing from our usual panel of speakers to Master Classes on topics of importance to ecommerce businesses.

For more information and to register click here >>

coffeecupAttention all shops & cafes who sell takeaway tea & coffee, the Tidy Towns in conjunction with Monahan County Council and the Chamber are inviting you to a meeting on Monday 12th Feb at 6:30 in the Workhouse regarding a campaign to encourage reusable cups for consumers. Everyone welcome.

A meeting with Declan Lavelle, Head of Valuation Services, will take place on Jan 17th at 7pm in the Civic Centre. This meeting is in relation to the letter sent to businesses about revaluation in September. Any business person who received this letter is welcome to attend.

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a3poster copyCarrickmacross Chamber of Commerce are committed to supporting local business. Due to the success of the €5,000 give away last year they have decided to run the event again. Over 4 weeks over €5,000 will be given to lucky winners who enter the draw by shopping in any of the shops in Carrickmacross. All you need to do is ask for a ticket at the till of the shop you are purchasing from and they will enter your name into the weekly draw. The Draw dates are as follows.

1st draw on Dec 1st at turning on of the Christmas Lights
2nd draw Sat 9th
3rd draw Sat 16th
4th Double Draw Tuesday 19th

All retailers are asked to stamp their tickets at the back and return them before 4pm to Hand footwear each Friday.
Shop local this Christmas, support local jobs, support your community. Carrickmacross, One Town, Endless Choices.

ChristmasLightsCome to Carrickmacross, meet Santa and watch the lights being switched on. Fri 1st of December. Followed by a Free Kids Disco in Vanity


AgeFriendly2017Monaghan Age Friendly Business week - Friday 1st December – Friday 8th December 2017

The business community in County Monaghan have embraced the Age Friendly Business Programme with great enthusiasm following its launch last year. Almost one hundred and thirty businesses committed to being more age friendly and to support older customers in our communities.

To celebrate the success of the 2016 Age Friendly Business Programme in the county we are now organising Monaghan’s second “Age Friendly Business week”. This county wide event will be an opportunity to showcase and highlight the changes big and small the business community in Monaghan are implementing as part of the Age Friendly Programme. The following are just some of the initiatives happening all over County Monaghan as part of this wonderful programme.

  • Special offers for older customers,

  • Information events for older customer

  • Changes to the layout of your premises