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county monaghanMonaghan is a county of beautiful scenery and unspoiled landscapes, with plenty to do for both local and visitor alike.

With an abundance of lakes and rivers it is a fisherman's paradise and a number of angling festivals are held in County Monaghan each year.

The visitor will find a wide range of accommodation in Monaghan and the local hospitality is of a high standard with choices of accommodation for all budgets and age groups.

Renowned for its linen and lace production, Monaghan is rich in history, poetry, music and art. County Monaghan was the birthplace of the poet and writer Patrick Kavanagh, one of the most significant figures in 20th century Irish poetry, who based much of his work in the county. The Patrick Kavanagh Centre is an audio-visual theatre and research library in his honour, in his native Inniskeen village.

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