About The Town
Carrickmacross is a busy market town, located centrally between Dundalk, Monaghan town, Cavan and Ardee.
The town has 3 second level schools and 3 primary level schools. Carrickmacross is a heritage town with many fine historical buildings and is famous for Carrickmacross Lace. You can visit the Carrickmacross Lace Gallery to find out more about this traditional craft. If you are looking for accommodation in the Carrickmacross area please visit our Accommodation List.
Around the Town
Closing date Thursday 18th August 2022. The Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award for a first unpublished collection of poems in English is open to poets, born in the island of Ireland, or of Irish nationality, or long term resident in Ireland. Join the prestigious ranks of past award winners including
Amy Hoey, TY student and programmer extraordinaire, has won “The 4 Nations Microsoft Office Specialist Excel Championship” Amy will now represent Ireland in the World Championship in California Amy is pictured with her dedicated IT teachers Ms Beirne and Mr Rooney, and with her proud mother, Ms Hoey, a maths,
We’re hoping to sign up over 1,000 children from across Co. Monaghan to take part in the challenge. What is the challenge? To read up to 8 books of your choice over the Summer months. Why? Because you’ve worked hard on reading since September and you don’t want to slide