Our Impact

TDA supports communities, individuals and businesses to improve the social, economic and environmental fabric in our area. We do this by delivering programmes, projects and initiatives in partnership with local communities and statutory agencies to provide a range of training, services and supports to meet local needs.

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Past and Current Projects

Truagh Development Association CLG has a successful track record in managing , delivering and implement a wide range of projects at a local and regional level:

  •  Cross Border Schools Project European Award
  • Blackwater Valley Lifelong Learning, Cultural , ICT and Peace Centre
  • Stepping Stones Project – cross border, cross community
  • WEA ( workers Educational Association) Border Corridor Peace Building Project
  • Blackwater Wireless Broadband
  • Sliagh Beagh Environmental Management Plan
  • Water Quality Project in Association with Michigan University
  • Travelnet – rural transport initiative
  • Renovation of Old Errigal School House
  • Gleann Clearach Housing Estate, Clara in  partnership with Cluid Housing Association
  • Festival Project “Taste O’Truagh”
  • Foroige
  • Men’s Shed
  • Community centres in Carrickroe and clara
  • Community Services Programme since 2008
  • Cross Border Heritage project
  • Blended learning Equal Ireland Degree in business Enterprise and community Development with Athlone IT
  • CAWT- ‘cross border older peoples ‘ health initiative ( NHS / HSE)
  • Cavan Monaghan HSE Older Persons Services – meals on wheels supports to older people
  • Community Foundation Ireland, Older Persons Fund
  • Outreach adult education courses in conjunction with Cavan Monaghan Education and Training Board, Lir Business Management and MJM training
  • Community Foundation Ireland Older Persons Fund
  • Women on the Edge cross border cross community book project of older womens stories (peace III RAM 2014)
  • Tru Irish Project – local artisan craft makers online sales and marketing service and support.  Supported by LEO, 2015 ongoing
  • Older Person’s Network , Monaghan PPN
  • My Life, Your Life, Film and Drama project 2018 ( Intergenerational Programme PEACE IV, Monaghan County Council)
  • Errigal Truagh Strategic Plan 2019 -2023, Truagh Community Rural Enterprise Hub report, May 2019, Carricroke Playground Plan, May 2019 , Truagh Social Housing plan , May 2019 and Clara Community Hall Plan , May 2019
  • Establishment of North Monaghan Social Groups Network in 2019 – network of HSE section 39 funded groups in the North Monaghan area
  • Volunteer Ireland’s Volunteer Manger of 2020 National Award for work to address rural social isolation during the Covid -19 pandemic
  • Covid 19 Pandemic – TDA’s response to the unprecedented needs in Monaghan Municipal District area was two fold.  IT established the largest provider of meals on wheels in rural Ireland and opened the TruaghDigital Hub in January 2021