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Monaghan

Monaghan is part of the border region of Ireland and most notable for it's lakes, undulating hills, quaint farmhouses and busy market towns. The county has wonderful rural scenery, and is an ideal destination for the angling, golfing and walking or cycling.

Monaghan was home to one of Ireland's most famous poets in Patrick Kavanagh. Kavanagh was from the village of Inniskeen and the area inspired much of his poetry as any student of Irish literature can attest. There is an interpretive centre dedicated to Patrick Kavanagh in the village of Inniskeen detailing his life and work.

The towns of Carrickmacross and Clones are also well worth a visit particularly for those seeking to find the best of traditional Irish crafts.

Monaghan county has many other attractions to enjoy such as the Monaghan County Museum, the Wildlife Education Centre, Castleblaney Leisure Park and Lough Muckno for fishing enthusiasts.

You are sure to be impressed at the wide range of things to do during a visit to County Monaghan.
AWOL Outdoor Adventure
Experience fun and adrenaline outdoor...
Derrylevick, Killybrone
Co. Monaghan
Carrickmacross Festival
The Carrickmacross Festival boasts a wide range...
Carrickmacross
Co. Monaghan
Clones Canal Festival
The annual Clones Canal Festival and Soap Box...
Clones
Co. Monaghan
Hillgrove Hotel
The Hillgrove Hotel in Monaghan town is an...
Old Armagh Road
Co. Monaghan
Killyliss Country House
Welcome to the 4 star rated Killyliss Country...
Ballybay
Co. Monaghan
Muckno Mania Festival
The Muckno Mania Festival is a popular and...
Castleblayney
Co. Monaghan
Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Weekend
The Patrick Kavanagh Weekend is one of the most...
Inniskeen
Co. Monaghan
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