County Cavan

Cavan ( Cavan ir / ən kawa N ː / ) is a county ( county ) in the Republic of Ireland, which was founded in the time of Elizabeth I of England. Cavan is one of three counties that lie in the province of Ulster without belonging to Northern Ireland.


The area belongs to the Irish drumlin region and is covered with many bogs and lakes. It borders within the Republic of Ireland to Monaghan, Leitrim, Longford, Meath and Westmeath, as well as to Fermanagh in Northern Ireland.


Agriculture is the main cause of cattle.


  • Cavan (Capital)
  • Arva
  • Bailieborough, Ballinagh, Ballyconnell, Ballyhaise, Ballyjamesduff, Bawnboy, Belturbet, Blacklion, Butler Bridge
  • Cootehill
  • Dowra, Glangevlin
  • Kingscourt, Killeshandra
  • Mullagh
  • Stradone, Shercock
  • Virginia


  • Boulder tomb in the Burren
  • Portal tomb in the Burren
  • Wedge tomb in the Burren
  • Cohaw, Double -court tomb
  • Drumlane Abbey and Round Tower
  • Cabra Castle in Kingscourt
  • Magh slecht
  • Terry Coyle Park


Cavan formed the eastern part of the Kingdom of Breifne.


The distribution of seats in Cavan County Council after the local elections of June 5, 2009: