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
The Cathaoirleach, Cllr. Seán Conlon, attended the official launch of the #MyMonaghanChristmas shop local campaign earlier this week. He was joined by representatives from the Carrickmacross Chamber of Commerce; Castleblayney Regeneration; and Monaghan Has It, to kick off the campaign, which is being run jointly by Monaghan LEO and Monaghan
The annual switch on of the Christmas Lights will take place on Friday November 25th . Santa will be meeting everyone outside the Shirley Arms Hotel at 6pm and he will lead the way up the town to turn on the Christmas Lights at 6.30pm. The Chamber of Commerce welcomes everyone
Carrick Aces, in conjunction with Castleblayney – Carrickmacross Municipal Council & Monaghan County Council, have added to the South Monaghan town’s landscape with a new sculpture titled “The Runner”. It symbolizes the work, strength and forward movement of local communities in Ireland today. Follow the direction of “The Runner” to