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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: County Monaghan
County Wexford (Contae Loch Garman in Irish) is a maritime county in the southeast of Ireland, in the province of Leinster.
The county borders the Northern Ireland counties of Armagh, to the south-east, Fermanagh, to the south-west and Londonderry to the north-east.
The county is bordered by County Monaghan, County Leitrim, County Longford, County Meath, County Westmeath in the Republic, and County Fermanagh in Northern Ireland.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/County-Monaghan   (2034 words)

  
  County Monaghan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
County Monaghan (Irish: Contae Mhuineacháin) is a county in the Republic of Ireland.
The county borders County Tyrone (Northern Ireland) to the north, County Armagh (NI) to the east, County Louth (Republic of Ireland) to the southeast, County Meath (ROI) to the south, County Cavan (ROI) to the southwest and County Fermanagh (NI) to the west.
Rivers in Monaghan include the river Fane (in the southeast of the county and along the border with Louth), river Glyde (along the Louth and Meath borders) and the river Blackwater (along the border with Tyrone, Northern Ireland).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/County_Monaghan   (407 words)

  
 Monaghan, Ireland (County) - LoveToKnow 1911
MONAGHAN, a county of Ireland in the province of Ulster, bounded E. by Armagh, S.E. by Louth, S. by Meath, S.W. by Cavan, W. by Fermanagh, and N. by Tyrone.
In geological structure the county drops from the Upper Carboniferous outlier of Slievebeagh in the north-west to a Carboniferous Limestone area towards Monaghan town; but south of this a tumbled Silurian area stretches across the Cavan and Armagh borders.
The county is in the Protestant and Roman Catholic dioceses of Clogher.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Monaghan%2C_Ireland_%28County%29   (643 words)

  
 Monaghan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Monaghan (Muineachán in Irish) is a town in the Republic of Ireland, the administrative capital of County Monaghan.
The county council's preferred interpretation is "land of the little hills", a reference to the numerous drumlins in the area.
The territory of Monaghan had earlier been wrested from the control of the MacMahon sept in 1591, when the leader of the MacMahons was hung by authority of the Dublin government; this was one of the events that led to the Nine Years War (Ireland) (1595-1603) and the Tudor re-conquest of Ireland.
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 Monaghan - Information from Reference.com
Monaghan houses the cathedral of the Roman Catholic diocese of Clogher.
Monaghan (Muineachán) is a town in the Republic of Ireland, the administrative capital of County Monaghan.
The territory of Monaghan had earlier been wrested from the control of the MacMahon sept in 1591, when the leader of the MacMahons was hanged by authority of the Dublin government; this was one of the events that led to the Nine Years War (Ireland) (1595-1603) and the Tudor re-conquest of Ireland.
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 Irish Ancestors/Monaghan surnames
The Blackwater is the chief river in Monaghan, and today most of the county is given to pasture and beef farming with sheep on the higher farmland.
Monaghan is the county town, being the episcopal seat of Clogher diocese and noted for St Macartan's Roman Catholic cathedral.
Connollys are numerous in Monaghan (ranked third in 1970) and derive from the O Conghaile sept who were driven north into Ulster by the Normans and came to prominence in the fifteenth century.
www.ireland.com /ancestor/magazine/articles/ir_monaghan.htm   (1315 words)

  
 Monaghan county, Lewis, 1837 description ©Jane Lyons
The county is included in the north-eastern circuit : the county court-house and gaol are in the town of Monaghan, where the assizes are held ; general quarter sessions are held four times in the year at Monaghan and Castle-Blayney, which latter town has a sessions-house and bridewell.
The large estates of the county vary from £20,000 to £1000 per ann., but a very considerable portion of the land is held in grants producing from £20 to £500 per ann.
The county forms part of the northern extremity of the great limestone field of Ireland; and, except in its northern districts, the rock is well distributed and lies very advantageously for working.
www.from-ireland.net /lewis/m/comonaghan.htm   (3185 words)

  
 North West Passage : : Counties And Regions : County Monaghan : Ireland Travel Tourism Tour Irlande Irlanda Irland ...
During the 18th century, Monaghan town was occupied by Scottish settlers and grew in importance as a hub of the linen industry.
Monaghan's history can be explored at The Monaghan County Museum, where one can see the unique 14th century Cross of Clogher, an early medieval crannog and local craftwork.
Monaghan County Museum, Hill Street, Monaghan is a national and European award-winning museum with art gallery and archaeological and historic displays.
www.northwestpassage.org /counties_and_regions/county_monaghan   (664 words)

  
 Irish Ancestors/Monaghan surnames
The Blackwater is the chief river in Monaghan, and today most of the county is given to pasture and beef farming with sheep on the higher farmland.
Monaghan is the county town, being the episcopal seat of Clogher diocese and noted for St Macartan's Roman Catholic cathedral.
Connollys are numerous in Monaghan (ranked third in 1970) and derive from the O Conghaile sept who were driven north into Ulster by the Normans and came to prominence in the fifteenth century.
scripts.ireland.com /ancestor/magazine/articles/ir_monaghan.htm   (1315 words)

  
 Hotels, Hostels, Bed and Breakfasts, Guesthouses, Farmhouses and Self Catering Accommodation in Monaghan Ireland
County Monaghan is remarkable for the great number of its little hills.
Monaghan formed part of the ancient territory of Oriel, and was known as the MacMahon country because of the dominance of that powerful clan.
Monaghan is in the traditional province of Ulster in northeastern Ireland bordered on the northwest, north, and northeast by Northern Ireland and on the southeast, south, and southwest by counties Louth, Meath, and Cavan.
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 magoo.com: McGoughs, McGeoughs and McGeoghs in County Monaghan—Introduction by Hugh McGough
Monaghan is the county in which I first concentrated my research of the McGoughs in Ireland, and I have summarized the results of this research on the several pages listed below.
The great Irish famine of 1846 to 1850 resulted in a decline in the population of county Monaghan, and is doubtless a cause of the emigration of my great-grandfather to the United States, probably in 1850 or 1851.
McGough and McGeough Gravestone Inscriptions in County Monaghan
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 County Monaghan - Ireland Accommodation: Ireland-Ac.com
County Monaghan is one of the Republic of Ireland's 12 inland counties with a population of 51,000.
It is one of the smaller counties in the Republic of Ireland.
County Monaghan is characterised by many small hills and lakes making it a very interesting county to travel around for its beautiful scenery.
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 Irish Ancestors /Co. Monaghan
The McMahons were the dominant family in the Monaghan area and, together with the McKennas, remained so until the mid-seventeenth century.
Although a part of Ulster, the county was not included in the great Plantation which began in 1610.
Like Armagh and Louth, Monaghan was one of the most densely populated areas of Ireland in 1841.
www.ireland.com /ancestor/browse/counties/ulster/index_mo.htm   (177 words)

  
 monaghan - County Monaghan in Ireland
County Monaghan is set in 500 square miles of lush rolling hills and beautiful lakelands in the north Midlands of Ireland.
Monaghan was home to the renowned Irish poet, Patrick Kavanagh, giving rise to annual literary and arts festivals in the county.
County Monaghan is twinned with Geel in Belgium and the Canadian settlements of Prince Edward Island, Miramichi and Peterborough in Ontario.
www.irelandwide.com /regional/ulster/county_monaghan/comonaghan_main.htm   (494 words)

  
 Monaghan County, Ireland - Travel and Tourism Guide
County Monaghan is known in Gaelic as the Land of the Little Hills.
The county is celebrated in poetry by Patrick Kavanagh, one of Ireland's finest poets.
Monaghan is the name of the county town.
ireland.dublinevents.com /monaghan   (742 words)

  
 The Greatest Irish Poll - Rating all things Irish - P45rateit.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Description: Monaghan formed part of the ancient territory of Oriel, and was known as the MacMahon country because of the dominance of that powerful clan.
Monaghan women are better than average, chicks from the Dort line are a right pain in the butt.
The worst thing about monaghan women is that while they all look like mingers, they all act like stunners and if a man so much as glances at them they get up their own arses.
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 Irish Ancestors /Co. Monaghan
Along with Armagh and Louth, Monaghan was originally part of the Gaelic kingdom of Oriel which dates from around 330 AD.
The McMahons were the dominant family in the Monaghan area and, together with the McKennas, remained so until the mid-seventeenth century.
Although a part of Ulster, the county was not included in the great Plantation which began in 1610.
scripts.ireland.com /ancestor/browse/counties/ulster/index_mo.htm   (177 words)

  
 projects in County Monaghan - National Development Plan (NDP) - Ireland
Monaghan VEC is one of 33 VECs nationwide delivering and managing key elements of NDP (2000-2006) investment in education and training programmes and support services to the local community.
Monaghan County Enterprise Board, which receives NDP funding, is advising new and existing businesses to take advantage of training opportunities to ensure continued success and growth in the future.
Monaghan is benefiting from this continued investment in regional and local infrastructure, local enterprise development, agriculture and rural development, social inclusion and childcare.
www.ndp.ie /ViewDoc.asp?CountyID=23   (1153 words)

  
 County Monaghan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Monaghan (Irish : Muineachán) is a county in the Republic of Ireland.
It is one of three counties in the province of Ulster without being part of Northern Ireland.
One of the many reasons the film version of Robert Waller's pallid and common novel surpassed expectations and became one of the few films to improve its original source is due in no small part to director Clint Eastwood's impeccable taste and selection o...
www.freeglossary.com /County_Monaghan   (279 words)

  
 County Monaghan Partnership - Home Page
Monaghan Local Employment Service is seeking clients for a Bridge to Employment (DEL) training and employment scheme based in Gaelic Telecom or HCL Telecom Armagh.
Jointly organized by County Monaghan Partnership and Cavan Monaghan Rural Development, it was was a resounding success with almost 200 people from around the County attending from all sections of the Community and Voluntary sector.
County Monaghan Partnership is delighted to announce the launch of its eagerly anticipated Volunteer Bureau service.
www.monaghanpartnership.com   (1364 words)

  
 Monaghan County Council - Monaghan County Museum
Monaghan County Museum in association with The National Roads Authority Presents 'Life and Death in Monaghan', results from the N2 Carrickmacross bypass excavations 2003.
will be launched on the day to mark the Centenary of the famous Monaghan son, and mark the end of the Museums 30th Birthday celebrations as well as one of the most successful years in the Museums history.
Monaghan County Museum opened its doors to the public in 1974 becoming the first local authority funded museum in the Republic of Ireland.
www.monaghan.ie /museum   (284 words)

  
 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : County Tyrone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
County Tyrone (Irish: Contae Tír Eoghain) is the second largest of the nine counties of Ulster and the largest of the six counties of Northern Ireland.
The county also borders Lough Neagh to the east.
The borders with the Republic of Ireland are County Monaghan to the south and County Donegal to the north-west.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /County_Tyrone   (163 words)

  
 Willow Bridge Lodge, County Monaghan Ireland
This pleasant, sheltered county is positioned at the top of Southern Ireland, between the counties of Armagh and Fermanagh.
Monaghan is known as "The County of Little Hills" as there are really no high hills, just lots of little ones forming a gentle rolling countryside.
Getting to Monaghan, "The Cross Roads of Ireland" could not be easier, situated as we are at the Cross Roads.
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 Monaghan Ireland tourism - hotels, bed and breakfast,car rentals Monaghan, county maps...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Scenic and peaceful, Monaghan is the perfect destination for the keen angler, hiker and golfer.
The celebrated Irish poet Patrick Kavanagh, who drew much of his inspiration from the Monaghan countryside, was a native of the village of Inniskeen.
Monaghan's county town lies to the northwest of the county, and is a thriving agricultural centre with an impressive cathedral and courthouse.
www.countymonaghan.com   (256 words)

  
 Monaghan (county) - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Monaghan (county) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
County, a unit of local government in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, and other nations influenced...
County Courts, first tier court in the civil court system in England and Wales, trying disputes between citizens.
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 B&B Monaghan Bed and Breakfast - an Ireland B&B Network website
County Monaghan belongs to the province of Ulster and is one of the three Ulster counties that do not belong to Northern Ireland.
Grove Lodge BandB is located in the heart of County Monaghan which is renowned for it's unspoilt drumlin landscape, wildlife and beautiful scenery.
Also located near the city is the County Museum with a large display of history and archaeology to preserve the counties heritage.
www.monaghan-bnb.com   (313 words)

  
 Monaghan County Directory, 1862
The population in 1841 was 200,407; 191,301 in the rural, and 9,141 in the civic district, and in 1861 the total population of the county was 126,340, being a decrease of 74,067.
The occupations are almost wholly agricultural; spade husbandry is much practised; the main crops are, oats, barley, potatoes, and flax; which latter, from its improved culture, is vastly increasing, both in quantity and in value; the culture of wheat and of green crops is increasing; the linen manufacture is reviving.
The principal towns are Monaghan, Clones, Castleblayney, Carrickmacross, and Ballibay; population in 1861, 3,797, 2,388, 1,820, 2,045, and 1,652.
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