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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

  • Hillgrove Hotel, Leisure & Spa Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    Old Armagh Rd, IRL - Monaghan

    Prix Prices from : 69 €

    Amid the hills and lakes of Monaghan, this modern 4-star hotel has plenty of leisure facilities, a relaxing spa and the opportunity for outdoor activities. At Hillgrove Hotel, Leisure & Spa, the family-friendly leisure club has a swimming pool, outd..

  • The Glencarn Hotel

    Castleblayney IRL - Castleblayney

    Prix Prices from : 65 €

    Located in Castleblayney, 23 km from Monaghan, The Glencarn Hotel features a leisure centre with sauna, steam room, spa bath and an indoor swimming pool. Free parking and high-speed WiFi are also available. Each room comes with a TV, a wardrobe and ..

  • The Lodge at Castle Leslie Estate

    Castle Leslie Estate, Glaslough IRL - Glaslough

    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..

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