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co. monaghan

A Call to Adventure

County Monaghan’s vibrant landscape – full of gentle hills, glistening lakes and small idyllic market towns – provides a true glimpse into Irish rural life. This is an area off the well-beaten tourist trail. Located in the north east of the country and ideally located almost equidistant from the cities of Dublin and Belfast, Monaghan is a perfect destination for a getaway or holiday break.

Our MONAGHAN STORY

Often overlooked, County Monaghan’s vibrant landscape – Full of gentle hills, glistening lakes and small idyllic market towns – provides a true glimpse into Irish rural life.  The County is well-known as the birthplace of the poet Patrick Kavanagh and the images evoked by his poems and prose to rural life, run at a slow pace. Throughout Monaghan there are no dramatic visual shifts.  No towering peaks, ragged cliffs or expansive lakes.  This is an area off the well-beaten tourist trail.

A quiet county with a sense of awaiting discovery… a palpable feeling of genuine surprise. However, there’s a side to Monaghan that packs a little more punch than that.  Here you will find a friendly atmosphere and activities to suit more interests with glorious greens for golfing, a host of watersports and outdoor pursuits and al a wealth of heritage sites to whet your appetite for adventure and discovery.