Monaghan in Ireland Northwest and Lakelands is inhabited by about 6,000 people.
Dublin, the national capital, is located 70 miles (113 kilometers) southeast of Monaghan, while Belfast lies 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the northeast.
Take a break from the ordinary for a while and take the kids into a realm of laughter and enchantment at Wildlife and Heritage Centre and Same More Open Farm. Pack your camera and your sense of fun and prepare for fun-filled hours filled with magical memories.
If you enjoy learning new things about the world pay a visit to the Monaghan County Museum and the Patrick Kavanagh Rural and Literary Resource Centre, two of the most visited museums in Monaghan. Walk the halls, try the hands-on exhibits or simply savor the quiet space.
In this culture-rich city there are a handful of interesting exhibit spaces, including the Carrickmacross Lace Gallery, where art and history lovers can browse local collections. Even if you are only casually interested in art, this is a great place to relax and learn about art throughout the ages.
Don’t miss the chance to visit the exciting forts and castles in the area. The old Castle Leslie, an important local landmark, shows how members of the nobility lived in well-guarded quarters and defended their villagers from invaders.
Church Square is one of the most relaxing public places in in the Monaghan area. Pack a picnic lunch and switch off your devices, this little patch of Monaghan is the place to step off life’s merry go round for a sweet hour or two.