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County town and main trading centre of the region, Monaghan is a pretty little place, well known for its splendid fishing spots. During the partition of Ireland, the county was detached from Ulster and included in the Republic, and its border was then situated on the River Blackwater. Most of the grey limestone buildings lining the narrow city streets date from the 18C, a time when the town specialised in linen weaving.

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  • Dún A' Rí Forest Park Interesting

    R 179 IRL - Carrickmacross

    This forest park, which was an integral part of the Cabra estate until 1959, is in a valley near the Cabra River. A nature trail and four sign-posted walks take visitors past a deer enclosure, a waterfall near Cromwell bridge, a votive well, Cabra Co..

  • Town Centre

    Church Sq. IRL - Monaghan

    Designed by Samuel Hayes, an amateur architect, the old covered market (1792) is an elegant building in grey limestone with round-headed arches and finely-carved panels. East of the church square, two buildings catch the visitor's eye: the Courthouse..

  • Monaghan County Museum

    1-2 Hill St. IRL - Monaghan

    This modern museum contains the 14C Cross of Clogher, together with local crafts (especially lace), historical and prehistoric objects, and an interesting art gallery.

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Hotels Monaghan

  • The Lodge at Castle Leslie Estate Five stars Five stars Five stars Five stars Five stars

    Castle Leslie Estate, Glaslough IRL - Glaslough

    Prix Prices from : 170 €

    The Lodge is a restored stone stable-courtyard within the 1000 acres of countryside, ancient woods and lakes that form the Castle Leslie Estate. Rooms feature an en suite bathroom with deep roll-top bath and views of the Equestrian Centre or woodlan..

  • Four Seasons Hotel & Leisure Club

    Coolshannagh IRL - Monaghan

    Just 1km from the centre of Monaghan Town, this elegant hotel has award-winning leisure facilities, free Wi-Fi and a friendly welcome. The leisure facilities at The Four Seasons include: an 18-metre pool, hot tub, sauna, steam room and gym. There ar..

  • Westenra Arms Hotel

    The Diamond IRL - Monaghan

    The family-run Westenra Arms Hotel is located in the heart of Monaghan Town. It offers free Wi-Fi, luxurious rooms with garden views and 2 restaurants serving award-winning food. The spacious rooms at the Westenra are individually designed and featu..

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