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Location & Maps

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TRANSPORT

FromDistance (km)Distances (miles)Route
Dublin120.5 Kms75 milesN2
Belfast80 Kms53 milesN12
Larne127.9Kms79.5 milesN12
Dun Laoghaire143.4 Kms89.1 milesN2
Shannon261.8 Kms162.7 milesN54
Rosslare282.8 Kms175.7 milesN2
Knock164.1 Kms102 milesN54

COACH / BUS

TFI Local Link Cavan-Monaghan Rural Bus Service operating routes throughout county Monaghan and cross-county service to Cavan.

  • M1 Monaghan Town Route serving: Knockatallon – Tydavnet – Scotstown – Ballinode – Monaghan Town Centre – Coolshannagh – Monaghan Institute – Click here for Timetable
  • M2 Monaghan Town Route via Ballybay to Castleblayney serving: Castleblayney – Doohamlet – Ballybay – Ardaghey – Beechgrove – Library – Hospital – Bus Station – Rooskey – Monaghan Institute – Click here for Timetable
  • M3 Monaghan Town Route from Mullan Village to Latlorcan serving: Mullan Village – Emyvale – Glaslough – Tyholland – Tullygony – CombiLift – Institute – Monaghan Town – Latlorcan – Click here for Timetable
  • 176 Cavan Monaghan Cross County Route serving: Cavan – Ballyhaise – Scotshouse – Clones – Newbliss – Threemilehouse – Monaghan – Click here for Timetable

    Bus Éireann Public Bus Service for the Republic of Ireland. Main routes servicing Monaghan include:

    Translink Public Bus Service for Northern Ireland, operating cross-border services to Monaghan including:

    Alternative routes for travel between Monaghan to Belfast include travelling to Ballygawley via Goldliner X3 Route or Bus Éireann Route 32 and connecting with either of the following services:

    Private coach companies running services within county Monaghan and also available for private hire include the following:

    From Dublin
    Distance (km) 120.5 Kms
    Distances (miles) 75 miles
    Route N2
    From Belfast
    Distance (km) 80 Kms
    Distances (miles) 53 miles
    Route N12
    From Larne
    Distance (km) 127.9Kms
    Distances (miles) 79.5 miles
    Route N12
    From Dun Laoghaire
    Distance (km) 143.4 Kms
    Distances (miles) 89.1 miles
    Route N2
    From Shannon
    Distance (km) 261.8 Kms
    Distances (miles) 162.7 miles
    Route N54
    From Rosslare
    Distance (km) 282.8 Kms
    Distances (miles) 175.7 miles
    Route N2
    From Knock
    Distance (km) 164.1 Kms
    Distances (miles) 102 miles
    Route N54

    TAXI RANKS / HACKNEY

    Monaghan Town

    Call-a-Car Monaghan – Tel: 047 84300

    Carn Hackneys – Tel: 047 71122

    Ace Cabs – Tel: 087 277 5555047 72288

    Silverstream Cabs & Mini bus Hire – Tel: 047 72888

    Thomas Crudden Cabs – Tel: 047 71500

    Carrickmacross

    Sean McCabe Taxi’s – Tel: 042 966 3000

    McCabe Taxi’s – Tel: 087 252 7827

    Castleblayney

    Callan Cabs – Tel: 086 826 6741

    GT Taxi’s – Tel: 087 655 3666

    Direct Cabs – Tel: 042 974 9777

    JB Cabs – Tel: 086 806 6661

    Clones

    Duffy’s Taxi Clones – Tel: 086 173 6112

    Ballybay

    Gleeson Hackney Services – Tel: 086 603 1811

    CAR HIRE

    Gerry Mullin Car & Van Rentals – Tel: +353 (0) 47 81396

    Ted Brennan Motors – Tel: +353 (0) 42 9740618 / Web: www.tedbrennanmotors.ie

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    Tourist Offices

    Tourist Offices

    Monaghan Tourist Office

    Tel +353 47 81122 

    E: tourism@monaghancoco.ie

    Visitor Information Points

    Monaghan County Library, Clones
    +353 47 74713

    Carrickmacross Branch Library
    + 353 42 9661148

    Carrickmacross Workhouse
    +353 42 9664540

    Ulster Canal Stores Visitor Centre, Clones
    +353 47 52125