Tru Irish Blog — Monaghan

Award-Winning Irish Chocolates by Glaslough Chocolates

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Award-Winning Irish Chocolates by Glaslough Chocolates

The Glaslough Chocolate Company is located right in the quaint and beautiful historic village of Glaslough, Co. Monaghan and was established by chocolatier Trish Murphy-Thom.   These chocolates are handmade in small batches using the best quality Belgian chocolate and the finest local cream and quality ingredients. Only natural flavours and ingredients!  Each chocolate is lovingly made by Trish so that you can experience just a tiny bit of heaven. Indulge in the Artisan Chocolate Bars made using the finest coverture Belgian chocolate, a delicious selection of scrumptious handmade truffles and their exquisite fine Belgian chocolate hearts.   Chocolate / Raspberry Truffles...

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Ultimate Fitness Pack created by Emyvale Transition Year Student

Monaghan St. Macartan's College Transition Year Student Ultimate Fitness Pack

Ultimate Fitness Pack created by Emyvale Transition Year Student

The Ultimate Fitness Pack is the latest creation by Christopher Flood from Emyvale. He is a transition year student in St. Macartan's College, Monaghan. From his years of experience involved in playing GAA for his club Truagh and with the county minors with Monaghan, he decided to design and start selling the Ultimate Fitness Pack.   When his football coach told him to go out and buy some gym items, he realized there was nowhere selling a full fitness pack of everything he needed and that to buy each item individually it was quite expensive. Therefore he came up with the idea to create his own...

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Alpaca Wool by Jack & Ann Scott, Glaslough, Monaghan

Alpaca Farm Alpaca Wool Glaslough Monaghan

Alpaca Wool by Jack & Ann Scott, Glaslough, Monaghan

So Wednesday, I got a call from a woman telling me she had an alpaca farm. I thought she had got the wrong number but had asked for me to begin with. We continued to converse and she told me she needed her alpaca wool marketed. I was a bit confused I must admit as I was wondering if she understood the concept of Tru Irish as an online initiative to support local crafters and champion craft and design in North Monaghan. I decided there was nothing to lose by going to meet her so we had organised to meet the...

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