Connolly's Guesthouse
Doohamlet, Castleblaney
Co. Monaghan
t: +353 (0)42 974 1278
m: +353 (0)86 381 1374



Co. Monaghan is a county of lakes, gentle hills, farmhouses and market towns. Scenic, peaceful and relaxing, it is the perfect destination for the serious angler, casual golfer and keen walker or cyclist.

If your ideal holiday is fishing, walking, cycling, horse riding or playing golf then you will have too much to choose from.

If you are interested in history, poetry, lace making, music and art there are many hours of entertainment in store.

In addition the night life and local hospitality is second to none.

Monaghan Town

A county of great cultural and artistic wealth, Monaghan boasts several bronze age megalithic sites and pre-historic remains.

The famous lace-making towns of Carrickmacross and Clones are renowned for their traditional crafts.

Stones Castleblayney

The celebrated Irish poet Patrick Kavanagh was a native of the village of Inniskeen. Kavanagh drew a good deal of his inspiration from the Monaghan countryside. Inniskeen now houses an information centre on is life and work.


Other attractions in the county include Monaghan County Museum, Lough Muckno and the leisure park at Castleblaney. Visitors to Monaghan will be pleasantly surprised at the diverse range of activities and entertainment on offer in this beautiful area.