Museum in Monaghan Town

Monaghan County Museum

More than 70,000 artefacts from the Stone Age to modern times are housed at this excellent regional museum. Its crowning glory is the 14th-century Cross of Clogher, an oaken altar cross encased in decorative bronze …
Park in County Monaghan

Rossmore Forest Park

Crumbling remains of the Rossmore family's 19th-century castle, including its entrance stairway, buttresses and the family's pet cemetery, can be seen at Rossmore Forest Park, where rhododendrons and azaleas blaze w…
Church in Carrickmacross & Around

St Joseph's Catholic Church

Craftsmanship shines at St Joseph's Catholic Church, with 10 windows designed by Harry Clarke, Ireland's most renowned stained-glass artist. Opening hours can vary.
Museum in Inniskeen

Patrick Kavanagh Resource Centre

The Patrick Kavanagh Resource Centre is housed in the old parish church where the acclaimed poet Patrick Kavanagh (1904–67) was baptised; he's buried in the attached graveyard. The centre's staff have a passion for …
Gallery in Carrickmacross & Around

Carrickmacross Lace Gallery

In the town's former cattle yards, a local cooperative runs this thimble-sized lace gallery, where you can see lace-making demonstrations and check out exquisite designs. Carrickmacross' lace makers can take commiss…