The castle dates back to 1185 when the Lord of Ireland fortified an earlier religious settlement.
Gortin Glen Forest Park Waterfall
Visit a beautiful forest park and waterfall nestled in the Sperrin Mountains with many great vistas.
The dramatic ruins of a 13th century Norman castle built in 1269 by Robert de Ufford.
St Macartan’s Cathedral
Built between the years of 1861 and 1893 this is the only Catholic cathedral in Monaghan.
Beautiful three mile stretch of beach in Meath where the Tara brooch was found in 1850.
Old Mellifont Abbey
The first Cistercian monastery in Ireland built in 1142 by Saint Malachy with monks from France.
One of Ireland’s first, this Cistercian abbey was founded in 1150 in Abbeyshrule by the O’Ferralls.
At over 3,000 feet tall this mountain is associated with tales regarding St Patrick and serpents.
The 16th century ruins of an old castle and tower house overlooking a working Irish farmyard.