Golf Specials 2018

With its distinctive rolling green drumlins punctuated by lush forests and beautiful lakes, Monaghan is the perfect destination for a golf holiday in Ireland. Choose from five fabulous courses in Monaghan - all within easy reach of both Dublin and Belfast, and each with its own unique challenges.
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Golf Courses in County Monaghan

Concra Wood

Concra Wood on the outskirts of Castleblayney is considered to be one of the best golf courses in Ireland, offering both breath-taking panoramic views looking out over Lough Muckno and Hope Castle, and a challenging game of golf on a course designed by two Irish golfing legends: Christy O’Connor Senior and Junior.

Concra Wood is an 18-hole, par 72 championship course.

Concra Wood golf packages are offered by several hotels in the area, including:

Concra Woods Golf Course

 

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The four-star Shirley Arms Hotel, located in the heart of the pretty market town of Carrickmacross (15 minutes from Concra) offers a ‘play, stay and dine’ package: 1-night B&B with evening meal and 1 round of golf from €145pp.

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The Glencarn Hotel is offering a mid-week ‘play-and-stay’ package for €189 for two, which includes an overnight stay with Irish breakfast; €30 dining credit; full use of the pool and leisure facilities; and a round of golf at Concra Wood.

Rossmore Golf Club

Rossmore Golf Club offers an enjoyable yet challenging game of golf, with 18 holes set across undulating fairways with numerous streams and lakes.

Rossmore marked its centenary in 2016a and is located three miles south-east of Monaghan Town.

 

Rossmore golf packages are offered by several hotels in the area, including:

Rossmore Golf Course

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The Hillgrove, a four-star hotel in Monaghan Town, is offering a 1-night package with accommodation, full Irish breakfast, four-course evening meal, full use of leisure facilities including one hour in the thermal suite, free of charge, and a round of golf at Rossmore from €110pp.

Clones Golf Club

Clones Golf Club provides an exceptional golfing experience, established in 1913 and spread across 155 acres of rolling woodland in Hilton Park, 2.5km from the town of Clones.

Clones is one of just a handful of 20-hole golf courses in Ireland, thereby ensuring the fairways are appropriately rested during the winter months. However, like all golf courses in Monaghan, Clones is playable all year round.

Clones golf packages are offered by several hotels in the area, including:

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Golfing packages at the recently refurbished three-star Creighton Hotel in the centre of Clones, start from a very reasonable €79pp, including bed and breakfast, a three-course evening meal and round of golf at Clones Golf club.

Mannan Castle

Mannan Castle in Donaghmoyne, in the heart of Patrick Kavanagh country, celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2018, and has grown to incorporate a putting green, chipping area, clubhouse and 6-hole pitch & putt course, in addition to the stunning 18-hole parkland course.

Mannan Castle golf packages are offered by several hotels in the area, including:

 

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The four-star Shirley Arms Hotel, located in the heart of the pretty market town of Carrickmacross (10 minutes from Mannan) offers a range of ‘play, stay and dine’ packages starting from €125pp, including accommodation, breakfast, evening meal and a round of golf at Mannan Castle.

Nuremore Hotel and Country Club

The 18-hole par 71 course at the four-star Nuremore Hotel and Country Club just outside Carrickmacross, has been described as one of the most picturesque parkland golf courses in Ireland. Hotel residents are offered a reduced green fee of just €20 per person per round.

The hotel also offers a choice of ‘stay and play’ packages year round starting from just €69pp including overnight accommodation, breakfast and golf.

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Find out more about golfing holidays in Monaghan 

*Packages are correct at the time of publication (September 2018) and subject to availability.*