A number of local groups heard this week that they would be receiving funding from the Department of Rural and Community Development. Minister Heather Hunphries said, “I am delighted to announce that 102 local groups in Monaghan have been allocated funding under my Department’s Community Enhancement Programme”. The successful Ballybay applicants were: Ballybay Community First Responder Group Ballybay €800.00, Ballybay Kindergarten CLG Ballybay €800.00, Bawn Area Community Group CLG Latton €800.00 Cuan Mhuire Ballybay €800.00, Tullycorbet Community Development Association Ballybay €2,000.00 and St Brigid's Gaelic for Mothers and Others Ballybay €1,250.00.