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The Municipal District of Ballybay – Clones.
The main changes affecting County Monaghan arising from the re-structuring of local government is the abolition of the five Town Councils and the establishment of three new Municipal Districts. These changes come into operation from the 1st June, 2014. As and from this date Local Government will be operated by a single administration structure and [...]
Clones Play Ground
Here are the Proposed plans for the improvement works being carried out in Cara Street with parking, excercise area and access to the future marina .  These plans are subject to final budgets. Let us know what you think please leave a comment by clicking on this link.     Open Playground pdf Open Street [...]
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Clones Angling Festival

Clones Angling Festival


Great Weights at the Clones Angling Festival! Another successful year for this popular festival attended by 40 anglers. This year brought some new faces over from the UK and saw the return of others. The banter was merry at the daily draw held at the Leonard Arms, Clones over breakfast, with everyone in good spirits five hour matches were held over four days from Friday 3rd August 2012 to Monday 6th August 2012. Four venues were included allowing each angler the opportunity to fish them all; Annaghmakerrig, Drumate, Drumlona and Mullinary. Waters were high but with venues restricted to ten pegs on each all was well.Top weights from each section were – Annaghmakerrig 29lbs Dave Smith, Drumate 18lbs 8oz Dave Slater, Drumlona 77lbs 10oz Dave Slater and Mullinary 24lbs Jon Potters. Full results including section sheets are available at www.clonescoarseanglers.netA prize fund of €4100 was paid out to participating anglers from the UK and Ireland with €50 euros for 5peg section winners, daily 1st to 3rd overall and the top five. The Festival winner was Dave Slater with a total catch of 115lbs 13oz. Dave’s best weights were from Drumate and Drumlona where he fished single and double maggot resulting in a magnificent 15 Tench to accompany his net of silver fish winning him the festival.After the four days fishing Packie Willies, Clones hosted the prize presentation; Festival winner – Dave Slater, 2nd – Tony Kersley, 3rd Terry Ashton, 4th Rory O’Neill and 5th Bas Smith.The Clones Coarse Anglers would like to thank the Leonard Arms, Packie Willies, Tyrone Guthrie Centre and local landowners for their continued contribution to the success of this festival.Due to the popularity of the festival the organisers are seeking new venues to enable more anglers to fish in the Clones area. If you have access to a suitable venue please contact Jody Foy on 047 52967.

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