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Where To buy

In order to help you to understand our area we have put together some information about the towns and locations in County Monaghan, including an overview of the property market. So whatever your requirements, including:

  • Houses for sale
  • Homes for sale
  • Property to rent
  • Commercial offices & retail shops
  • Land & Agrigicultural property

Contact Pauline McAnespie at GM Properties, Monaghan, the local estate agent.

In order to help you to understand our area we have put together some information about the towns and locations in County Monaghan, including an overview of the property market. So whatever your requirements, including:

  • Houses for sale
  • Homes for sale
  • Property to rent
  • Commercial offices & retail shops
  • Land & Agrigicultural property

Contact Pauline McAnespie at GM Properties, Monaghan, the local estate agent.

 
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Ardaghy

  • Situated along the Monaghan to Ballybay road, Ardaghy offers community rural living yet close to the towns of Monaghan and Ballybay.
  • There is primary school education with Rackwallace national school with transport links to secondary schools in Ballybay and Monaghan.
  • Ardaghy church and community centre take pride of place in Ardaghy.
  • Property offered for sale in Ardaghy includes individual new build and second hand homes, single sites and various plots of agricultural land.

 

Augher

  • Augher is a busy little town nestled in the historic Clogher Valley in South Tyrone.
  • Built on the river Blackwater and with numerous lakes in the locality, it attracts fishing enthusiasts annually.
  • The hill of Knockmany is just outside the town and the Cairn of Queen Anya on its summit is over 2000 years old.
  • Nearby too is Altadavin, the site of St. Patrick’s Chair and Well. Mystical powers are attributed to this picturesque glen.
  • A typical plantation castle – Spur Royal Castle is to the west of the town. It was bult in 1615 on the site of an older fortress.

 

Aughnacloy

  • Aughnacloy is situated on the Monaghan/Tyrone border on the main Dublin/Derry road
  • It is famous for its open markets, which are held on the first and third Wednesday of every month. Its exceptionally wide main street lends itself admirably to the erection of stalls offering a wide variety of goods.
  • The Parish Church dates from 1763 and the Roman Catholic Church has an unusual tall tower.
  • St. Mary's primary school, Aughnacloy high school and Aughnacloy primary school are located within the town while transport links are provided to schools in nearby Ballygawley and Dungannon.
  • around Augnacloy is an angler’s paradise and the still existent station house was once the headquarters of the Clogher Valley Railway.

 

 

Ballinode

  • Ballinode is a picturesque thriving village situated on the Mountain River about 4km from Monaghan town
    Always an industrious area, today it boasts about 25 diverse businesses with a 3km radius of the village
  • The tidy towns committee has made available an outdoor all weather sports facility in recent years A pleasing park and recreation centre has been developed along the river.
  • Hollywood Lake is within walking distance of the village. This amenity includes children’s play area and developed nature trails.
  • Vincent McAree’s museum, is an added local attraction as is fishing in the many lakes in the immediate area.

 

Ballybay

  • Ballybay is situated to the south of the county, it is the smallest of the principal towns with a population of 1,052.
    It was at Ballybay ‘the mouth of the ford of the birches’ that Hugh Jackson (1709 – 1777) decided to build his new linen town in the middle of the 18th Century. Its central position led to its becoming a recognised centre for public meetings right up until recent times.
  • The Ballybay tourist Development association has developed the town and its hinterland into a major angling resort.
  • JH and Peadar Murnane published a comprehensive history of the area in 1999. Scenery, countless lakes and unspoiled country make it ideal for residential and tourist alike.
  • Sports fans are facilitated with the local GAA grounds with astro turf. The wetland environment centre is the first building within the Nature Station masterplan conceived by Solearth for the 65-acre farm and wetland area in Co Monaghan. Ballybay is home to a cattle mart each Saturday.
  • All this in addition to shops, restaurants, retailers and financial institutions the town has to offer.




 

Ballyoisin

 

 

 

 

 

Located just off the Monaghan to Aughnacloy road at Ballyoisin, The property is located in an area, while rural in character, has a active and vibrant community. There is a choice of four primary schools close to the property with transport links from the property to secondary schools in Monaghan. Churches, Creche, Community Playgroup, Community Centre, St. Mellans GAA and Sports Complex and Gym are all within walking distance of the development. The property is located c.4km Emyvale, c.13km Monaghan and close to the border with Co Tyrone with Aughnacloy only c.4km.

 

Bragan

  • Bragan is Monaghans main hill walking area.
  • Bragan is a remote mountainous bog land area in the north of county Monaghan, bordering on counties Tyrone and Fermanagh.
  • The area consists of a region of approximately 50 square km north west of Monaghan town and located on the south east flake of Slieve Beagh upland.

 

Broomfield

  • Broomfield village is the centre of a rural community situated between the towns of Castleblayney and Carrickmacross.
  • In 1941 the Roman Catholic Church was destroyed by fire. Even with the hardship of war, support was instantaneous both locally and internationally and it was re built in a very short space of times.
  • In recent times, an energetic local committee acquired an unused and dilapidated Presbyterian Church along the Ballybay to Carrickmacross road. It now houses a popular restaurant cum craft shop and is much used by travellers.
  • An Eaglais (the church) is a link with its past history and its preservation as a centre of peace in today’s world.
  • As with man other villages throughout the county, Broomfield today is undergoing controlled development on a number of fronts.

 

Carrickmacross

  • Carrickmacross was developed as a town in the seventeenth century. By 1835 it was the market town for the barony of Farney and was a popular meeting place for an extensive hinterland population. The Convent of the St. Louis Nuns now stands on the site of an original castle built by the Earl of Essex in 1630. Nuns were largely responsible for the revival of lace-making skills in the region and the Carrickmacross Lace Co-operative has been instrumental in keeping the tradition alive today. Carrickmcross lace is famous all around the world.
  • One of the most imposing buildings in the town is the Roman Catholic Church, which was completed in 1866. Of particular significance in the church are the ten beautiful stained-glass windows, which were designed by the renowned artist Harry Clarke in 1925. Other buildings of note include the 18thc St Finbarr's Protestant Church with its magnificent steeple, the Courthouse and the historic Magheross Church.Carrickmacross Equestrian Centre is just 1km from the town and offers lessons or hacks over some of Monaghan's most exceptional woodland and countryside.
  • In the 1960’s new GAA grounds, golf club factories, schools and housing were all built or re-constructed and Carrickmacross prospered as a market town.
  • Nuremore Golf and Country Club, a championship 18-hole course, is well worth a stop-over for the golfing enthusiasts. A piece of the county will be visible in the Brittany town of Carhaix after a street in the French town has been named Rue de Carrickmacross as part of the tenth anniversary of the twinning of the two.
    Carrickmacross has recently seen the benefit of the N2 by pass road. The Phoenix leisure centre and Football Park with handball club is home to many a fine sporting event. The primary schools educate through the English and Irish medium.
  • All this in addition to shops, restaurants, retailers, educational and financial institutions the town has to offer.


 

Carrickroe

  • Carrickroe is a growing village community in the north west of the historic parish of Errigal Truagh, approx. 12 miles north west of Monaghan town.
  • New housing development, school and community leisure facilities have transformed the area in recent years.
  • Carrickroe has a wonderful spirit of enterprise with many small businesses trading successfully.
    Sliabh Beagh, St. Patrick’s Chair and Well and the Leslie Estate at Glaslough are all situated in close proximity.
  • Carrickroe is easy commuting distance with the border with Northern Ireland and the towns of Augher, Clogher and Aughnacloy where a ‘state of the art’ Golf Course at Favour Royal on the northern fringes of the parish is proposed.
    Fishing in Lough Mor and the many mountain lakes and streams is a leisure activity under continuous development.

 

Castleblayney

  • Castleblayney has been referred to as ‘The County and Western’ capital of Ireland. The town is well known for its musical links with Big Tom and Paddy Cole.
  • It is a thriving town with many small industries, attractive businesses and friendly inhabitants. The town was built by the Blayney family and the Courthouse, Market House and Church of Ireland church were added in the late 18th, early 19th centuries.
  • Hope Castle, once home to the world famous Hope Diamond, has an 18-hole Golf Course.
  • The area around ‘Blayney is sometimes called ‘The Killarney of the North’ due to beautiful Lough Muckno and many waterways and smaller lakes.
  • On the main Dublin~Derry route, a new ring road system opened in 2007 which has greatly facilitated this burgeoning market town.

 

Cavan

  • Cavan is a busy lively and progressive town about 2 hours drive from both Dublin and Belfast.
  • It has all the amenities associated with a market and tourist location.
  • A variety of cultural activities including Co Cavan Drama Festival and the NYAH arts festival are held annually.
    There are many fine architectural features to be appreciated along the designated town walks, information is readily available.
  • Kilmore Cathedral is situated bout 4.5 km outside the town on the Killeshandra road.

 

Clogher

  • Clogher, Co Tyrone, situated along the main A4, between Augher and Fivemiletown and only 10 mins drive from the border with Co Monaghan, is surrounded by acres of parkland, the Clogher Valley abounds in tree varieties that provide an amazing array of changing colours in autumn. The woodlands also conceal an assortment of wildlife including squirrels, deer, ducks and other wildbirds.
  • Clogher is steeped in history and was once the capital of the ancient kingdom of Oriel.
    According to legend, the first Bishop of Clogher was St. Macartan from whom the Cathedral gets its name, The Cloch – or, one of the three stones of Erin – is preserved here.
  • William Carleton, described by Yeats as ‘The greatest novelist of Ireland’ was born in the locality. The Carleton summer school in August each year attracts many visitors, writers and historians, as does Carleton’s cottage, which is open to the public.
  • The present nursing home in the centre of the town was built as a Bishops Palace in 1799.
  • Clogher today is a thriving community on the main road to Enniskillen the ‘Gateway to the West.

 

Clones

  • Clones is situated on the Monaghan Fermanagh border midway between the towns of Monaghan and Cavan.

  • Clones has many buildings and sites of historical interest. The Diamond is dominated by the Church of Ireland and an early 9/10thc High Cross. Other buildings of note in and around the town include the Presbyterian Church, and the ruins of John Wesley's Methodist Church. The Ulster Canal Store is a community enterprise providing tourist information, a permanent exhibition of Clones lace, coffee shop and bicycle hire facility. Clones golf Club and 9-hole course is set amidst Hilton Park's old demesne with spectacular countryside views.

  • Clones is a town steeped in history incorporating the ruins of a round tower, abbey and many historical and aesthetic buildings. Regarded by any a the home of Ulster GAA, St. Tiernach’s Park opened to the public in 1944 and today it is Ulster’s premier venue, hosting the Ulster Football Final on an annual basis.

  • Boxer Barry McGuigan brought fame to the town as did Eugene and Pat McCabe, Pat McGeagan (Eurovision) and Comholtas Ceoltoiri na hEireann. Once the hub of railway activity in the northeast, Clones can look forward to renewed growth and activity with the re-opening of the Ulster Canal in the years ahead.
  •  All this in addition to shops, restaurants, retailers, educational and financial institutions the town has to offer.


 

Clontibret

  • Clontibret is located on the southern side of the border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland; between the towns of Castleblayney, Ballybay and Monaghan. The territory is largely rural and covers an area of some 116 townlands..
  • There are three Catholic schools - St Michael's at Annyalla, St Mary's at Clontibret and All Saints at Doohamlet.
    Recently, exploration by Conroy Diamonds and Gold Plc. has detected assays of gold making the site a possible future mine deposit. Currently the mine is at an ''exploratory stage'' and there are ongoing geochemical and borehole drilling tests being conducted.
  • Clontibret takes its place is history as being the setting for the first battle in the Nine Year’s War (1595 – 1603). The English forces under Bagenal and Seagrave suffered a major defeat on 27 May 1595.
  • One of Clontibret’s famous sons was Colonel John O’Neill (born 1834). He served in the federal forces in the American civil war attaining the rank of colonel.
  • Today there are many small industries to be found in the Clontibret catchment area. The Wildlife Education Centre provides a unique learning environment with exhibitions which include a mounted bird and fauna collection, an audio visual and slide show unit plus cafeteria and picnic facilities.

 

Cootehill

  • Cootehill derives its name from the marriage of Thomas Coote, a colonel in the Cromwellian forces, and Frances Hill from Hillsborough, Co.Down. Situated amidst the rolling Drumlin hills of Cavan in an area of outstanding beauty, Cootehill offers a variety of outdoor and indoor activities within easy reach of the town.
  • Cootehill is the ideal location, being only 1.5 hours from Dublin or Belfast.  It is a vibrant friendly town situated on the Monaghan/Cavan border. There are approximately 25 excellent fishing lakes within 15km of the town.
  • Cycling and walking tours around the town enable you to enjoy the many places of historical interest including the watermills (with stone-grinding) at Foy's Bunnoe, Dawson Monument on Rockcorry Road, 7 Churches and 3 Graveyards. Maudebawn cultural and heritage centre organise classes, seminars, guided walks, summer schools and tours.Historic structures includes Bellamont House (1725) boraw megalithic tomb and the moravian cemetery
  • A range of outdoor activities is catered for in nearby Tanagh Rockcorry and Carrickmacross .

 

County Monaghan

  • County Monaghan has a population of 52,000 people.
  •  It has five principal towns, Castleblayney, Carrickmacross, Clones, Ballybay and the county town being Monaghan itself.
  • There are also a number of smaller towns and villages in the county including; Emyvale, Glaslough, Ballinode, Tydavnet, Threemilehouse, Clontibret, Smithboro, Scotshouse and Rockcorry to name a few.

 

Donaghmoyne

  • Donaghmoyne, sign-posted off the Carrickmacross to Castleblaney road, is the location of the Mannan Castle 18-hole Parkland Golf Course.
  • This is one of the largest parishes in the Diocese of Clogher, and is a completely rural parish, with a population of circa 2,700.
    and four primary schools, St Michael's NS, Donaghamoyne,St Patrick's NS, Broomfield, St Brigid's NS, Aughnafacron and
    Lisdoonan NS




 

Drum

  • Drum is a small rural village on the Clones to Cootehill road.
  • In recent year the Drum community has initiated an outreach programme encompassing all classes and creeds.
  • The annual social gathering for the community is a unique event in the Monaghan/Cavan area and attracts great interest both locally and nationally.
  • The well preserved section of the Black Pigs Dyke can be seen in the locality.
  • The village and surrounding area certainly have ‘their eye on the future.

 

Dungannon

  • Built on a hilltop, Dungannon was home to the O’Neills of Tyrone whose part in the history of Ulster and Ireland is well documented.
  • A public park named the Railway Park has been constructed along what used to be the Railway line and junction and is now a popular public amenity.
  • Dungannon is a very busy shopping town with streets radiating from the central Market Square. The street names refer to the historical significance of the town.
  • Dungannon boasts a modern leisure centre and 18-hole golf course, a well-equipped library and clubs to suit everyone.
  • Modern industries create employment opportunities and the town can look forward to the future with confidence.

 

Emyvale


  • Emyvale is situated on the Main Dublin/Derry Road (N2) about 10Km north of Monaghan Town and 8Km south of
  • Emyvale is the home of a thriving and forward-looking community.
  • Tully Fort, just outside the village was the centre of MacKenna power for centuries.
  • Emy Lough, a noted fishing and recreation centre is within walking distance.
  • Tidy towns prominence and Silver Hill Ducks have made the village the focus of national and international attention in recent times. Irish music, song and dance are more than catered for by the Emyvale branch of Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann and people from the area figure prominently in Feiseanna, Fleadhanna Cheoil, Readoiri and Scor Competition.
  • Emyvale and Monaghan is twinned with Prince Edward Island, Canada through links with emigration in the early 1800s. Many Canadians visit the area from year to year.
  • On Thursday of each week the North Monaghan Social Services Committee, a voluntary organisation, hold a Senior Citizens session in the Leisure Centre. Over 60 citizens are given a delightful meal, entertained and given medical care and advice.
  • Coarse fishing in the many lakes close-by or Trout fishing in Emy Lake

 

Glaslough Village

  • Glaslough Village, a former Tidy Town winner, originated from the presence of Castle Leslie. Originally home to the MacKennas, Bishop Leslie bought the property in 1665 and over the years the Leslies have become an important political family in Co Monaghan. Samantha Leslie, grand daughter of Sir Shane, refurbished the castle and now runs a thriving hotel, equestrian centre and gourmet restaurant.

  • Castle Leslie Equestrian Centre offers rides over 40km of natural trails and fences. Donagh Graveyard contains the ruins of an early Christian Church and High Cross. Donagh's original 12thc. Bronze crucifix is currently used in processions at Monaghan Cathedral. The name Donagh (Domhnach) stems from St Patrick's practice of turning the sod of a new Church on a Sunday.

 

  • The changing face of Glaslough provides a range of residential accommodation for sale in the shadow of the Castle Leslie Estate and the active community centre provides a focus for many an entertaining evening. A large cut stone building in the centre of the village, known as 'The Coach House' was a favourite stopping place for road and raill travellers. The estate is made accessible to the public and residents of a new housing development in the village.

  • Glaslough is situated north east of Monaghan town, close to the border with Co Armagh and Co Tyrone. Social facilities and amenities in the area include church, Oaklands community centre, primary school and transport connections to secondary school in Monaghan town. Glaslough Bikers, Musical society, drama group and Glaslough harriers athletic club are but a few activities to get involved in. The village of Glaslough is steeped in history and was recently the setting for a number of locally filmed TV drama productions.
  • The area is mainly agricultural, with a range of small independent businesses operating locally. Property offered for sale in the area includes new build and second hand homes, single sites and various plots of good quality agricultural land.

 

Inniskeen

  • Inniskeen's most famous son has to be Patrick Kavanagh who was born here in 1904. Places such as 'Shancoduff Farm' or 'My Black Shanco' and 'Kednaminsha School', which are associated with the poet's work, are all clearly signposted.
  • The Patrick Kavanagh Rural and Literary Resource Centre, located in the Church where he attended Mass, interpret the area's geology, mythology and history. The Centre has an audio-visual room and a library and guided tours are available for groups of 8 or more. Visitors can also access the adjacent graveyard where the poet is buried. The centre hosts annual school seminars and events celebrating the life of the poet. These are attended by ethusiasts from all around the world.
  • Fane River Park is nearby and it offers peace seekers an opportunity to pause for a rest or a picnic, or to take a walk along the banks of this excellent salmon river. Across the road there is an 18-hole Pitch and Putt course.
  • Once home to a branch of the MacMahons, Inniskeen boasts the remains of a round tower and monastic settlement.
  • The Ordnance Survey of 1835 describes Inniskeen: 'its pretty scenery adds not a little to is picturesque beauty' and 'a well built bridge of five arches', 'enriches the scene to no small degree'. Reportedly when the bridge was being built the mason 'made a very large role in the round town for the sake of getting materials'.

 

Knockatallon

  • Knockatallon or Knockatallan is a townland in the north of County Monaghan in the Republic of Ireland in the parish of Tydavnet. It is ocated to the west of Sheskin. The Knockatallan name is also used by locals to refer to a larger area including several other townlands such as Knockacullion and Corlat.
  • Knockatallon encompasses a large area on the borders of counties of Fermanagh and Tyrone. It is situated in a vast area of unspoiled natural beauty. In recent years a vibrant local committee has placed it firmly on the map with the development of Sliabh Beagh Hotel and Tourism Centre.
  • It is noted for its panoramic views, unpolluted lakes and waterways and its developed walks from 4km to 25km.
  • One off houses, single sites and parcels of agricultural land are on offer in this thriving part of Co Monaghan with its own church primary school and transport links to post primary schools in Monaghan town.


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Lough Egish

  • Lough Egish is located in the South East of County Monaghan on the Ballybay to Carrickmacross road.
  • Famous for it's milling past, from Flax to the once famous Laragh Tweed.
  • Excellent Game fishing in Lough Egish and nearby Lough Mourne lakes.
  • Lough Egish Creamery dominates the Lough Egish landscape and is the main employer in the area.

 

Monaghan Town

  • Monaghan, the county capital is situated in the north of Co Monaghan. Monaghan is a lively town with some very notable architectural features.  The County Museum, St Louis Heritage Centre and the seven churches add to the his historical attractions. Rossmore Forest Park (600 Ha) and Rossmore Golf Club with offers an exceptional 18-hole championship course are within walking distance of town. 
  • The garage theatre, cinema complex, four star hotels, nightclubs, gourmet restaurants and traditional as well as modern pubs all add colour and diversity to this energetic thriving town.
  • Monaghan town has rcently grown dramatically yet has retained its friendly ambience. You will find sporting and social activities to suit all ages, men and ladies GAA and soccer clubs, athletics, guides and scouts, karate, dancing, bridge clubs, golf, pitch and putt to name but a few. Primary and secondary school through the English and Irish medium, Monaghan Institute of Education and Training in the grounds of St. Davnets Hospital. Monaghan Shopping Centre, town centre and business park on the Clones road.
Monaghan Town is located in North County Monaghan, and has a population of 5,000. The town is surrounded by Drumlin hinterland made famous by the poet Patrick Kavanagh. Monaghan Town has a vibrant night life and is renowned for its restaurants. The town is situated on the N2 Route and is serviced by 2 fibre optical rings. Local industries include timber-frame manufacturing and forklift development and an IDA site is situated to the north of the town, with 2 IT incubator buildings with a total of 40,000 square foot of space. Monaghan Town is an ideal base with lots of local attractions, quality hotels and within driving distance of Northern Ireland.

 

Newbliss

  • In today’s busy world, Newbliss is an area of natural beauty and serene tranquillity. Newbliss is a quiet village with a wide main street indicating its origins as an estate village.
  • Built by a local landowner, Thomas Kerr, Newbliss had a population of 566 living in 99 houses in 1841.
    Newbliss, the home of the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig, is situated close to Clones. The Tyrone Guthrie Centre is a residential arts centre dedicated to the great theatre director Sir Tyrone Guthrie. It is surrounded by 450 acres of forest and lake, which give it seclusion and idyllically suited to its new role as a workplace for artists.
  • Newbliss offers village living with all that has to offer. Property offered for sale in the area includes new build and second hand homes, single sites and various plots of agricultural land.
  • There is a thriving boat building industry in the village.

 

Rockcorry

  • Rockcorry is a picturesque village on the Monaghan to Cootehill. The village developed as a result of the linen industry, which was founded by the Corr family. An obelisk-style monument, situated between Cootehill and Rockcorry, was erected by local electors in honour of the 18th c. MP Richard Dawson. He was returned to five successive parliaments.
  • In the mid 1800s the village became part of the Dartry estate and boasted a brewery and a thriving milling industry. Tanagh Outdoor Recreation Centre sits at the heart of the Dromore water system adjoining Dartrey forest.
    Many fine buildings were constructed at the time – one being the market house / court house.
    In the 1950s 60s and 70s Rockcorry was the entertainment capital of Monaghan
  • Today is active tidy towns committee and vibrant community spirit are enhancing the village and its environs on an ongoing basis
  • Rockcorry has an active GAA community, historic buildings, two primary schools, supermarket, pub and all amenities.
  • Property offered for sale in the area includes new build and second hand homes, town houses and apartments to let and for sale. Single sites and various plots of agricultural land.

 

Roslea

  • Roslea is a small rural town on the eastern edge of Co Fermanagh
  • The town is built on the Finn River and is surrounded by a myriad of small fishing lakes.
  • Roslea boasts a new community controlled heritage centre and there are numerous heritage clubs and communities in the catchment area.
  • Developed walks in Roslea Forest are enjoyed by residents and visitors alike.
  • Monaghan Enniskillen and Cavan are located short drive distances from this border town.

 

Scotshouse

  • Scotshouse, located just outside Clones, is a village with an historic past. Remnants of an ancient border - the Black Pigs Dyke run through here and it is the birthplace of Arthur Griffiths.
  • There are two historic graveyards in the village - Drum Swords and Magheratemple
  • Scotshouse is close to the border with Co Cavan and Co Fermanagh

 

Scotstown

  • Scotstown village is situated about 5km to the north west of Monaghan town.It is a thriving village noted for football and furniture and remembered for fairs.
  • The Scotstown area is home to Tydavnet Parish Show which has been an annual event in 1952.
  • The Parish Church (urbleshanny), the Canon Gilsenan Memorial Park, the G.A.A. ground/Sports Complex and
  • Hollywood Lake are all in close proximity to the village. Rally School Ireland and success in Irish Music circles have also brought Scotstown to the fore on the national and international stage in recent years.
  • Scotstown has two furniture manufacturers, providing the most significant employment source directly within the village. It also has three Public Houses, a small grocery shop/post office, a pharmacy and several other small retail outlets.

 

Smithborough

  • The village of Smithboro is situated on the main Clones/Monaghan road.
  • It is named after William Smith who established monthly fairs here in the 1750s.
  • Oscar Wilde’s half sisters were tragically burned at Drumaconnor House, which is close to the village.
    Today the village boars many small industries and new housing developments.
  • The Irish name for Smithboro is ‘Na Mullai’ which means ‘the heights.’
  • Smithboro boxing club is proud to be host club of former World Champion Boxer Barry McGuigan. Property offered for sale in the area includes new build and second hand homes, single sites and various plots of agricultural land.

 

Threemilehouse

  • Threemilehouse Community centre is a superb centre and is host to many a major event.
  • Church and primary school on the hill overlook the village.
  • Surrounding lakes provide fishing and wildlife, Road bowls is a popular sport in Threemilehouse.
  • Property offered for sale in Threemilehouse include new build and second hand homes, single sites and various plots of agricultural land.

 

Truagh

  • Errigal Truagh is the most Northerly parish in County Monaghan with the River Blackwater forming the boundary with County Tyrone. At present there are four village nuclei, Carrickroe, Ballyoisin, Clara and Mullen Mill, with three Catholic Church’s and a Church of Ireland Church. Mullen Mill was an old 19th century Mill village and at the moment is being restored to its former glory by a local business man Michael Treanor. There are three primary schools in the parish and a rural transport service.
  • Errigal Truagh nestles at the foot of the Sliabh Beagh upland bog mountain range. This is the most Easterly upland bog in Ireland being home to many protected flora and fauna species, including the hen harrier and white fronted Greenland geese. This is a wonderful area to walk in and is peppered with small lakes suitable for trout fishing. The drinking water for the parish is supplied from Lough Mor, and reaches the very highest environmental standards.
  • There are plans at the moment to establish an 18 hole championship golf course at the favour royal estate just across the border in County Tyrone, with one hole in the parish of Truagh. On completion this course will establish the parish on the Tourist map and encourage people from all over the World to pay the parish a visit. For more information on Truagh, visit www.truagh.ie 

 

Tydavnet

  • A picturesque village about 6km North West of Monaghan town, approximately 6 miles from the border with Northern Ireland Co Tyrone and Co Fermanagh.
  • Named after St. Dympna, Tydavnet (House of Dympna) is noted for its cut limestone church (RC), its ancient graveyard and its community spirit.
  • The community centre on the outskirts of the village is home to many diverse activities all year round. There is a modern primary school, two public houses and a post office/supermarket serving the community.
  • Property for sale in Tydavnet include new build and second hand houses, single sties and various plots of agricultural land.  For more info on the scenic area of Sliabh Beagh visit www.sliabhbeagh.org

 

Tyholland

  • Tyholland is situated north east of Monaghan town, close to the border with Co Armagh.
  • The area is mainly agricultural with a number of small businesses working very successfully. 
  • Tyholland is also the home to Monaghan Mushrooms
  • Property offered for sale in the area includes both new build and second hand, rural and village with a number of independent commercial enterprises.

 

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