Monaghan ( Monaghan Irish ) is a county ( county ) in the Republic of Ireland.
In the north part of the Slieve Beagh is ( highest elevation 373 meters) in the area of the county, a plateau of limestone; in the middle of a valley extends to the south by hills ( drumlin region ) is limited. Here, there are many lakes and swamps.
In ancient times, the area belonged to the kingdom of Ulster and came 332 to the newly formed Kingdom of Oriel. Between the 14th century and in 1589 it was owned by the Irish dynasty MacMahon. In the 17th century the area came under British rule.
The distribution of seats in the County Council after the local elections of June 5, 2009:
- Calliagh Wedge tomb
- Carn Court tomb
- Court tomb of Edergole
- County Monaghan Heritage Centre
- Leslie Castle
- Lisnadarragh Wedge tomb
- Mannan Castle
- Monaghan Cathedral
- Ros Drinkwater ( born 1944 ), British actress, dancer and photojournalist
Carlow | Cavan | Clare | Cork | Cork city ** | Donegal | Dublin * ( ** Fingal | Dun Laoghaire - Rathdown ** | ** South Dublin | Dublin **) | Galway | Galway City ** | Kerry | Kildare | Kilkenny | Laois | Leitrim | Limerick | Limerick City ** | Longford | Louth | Mayo | Meath | Monaghan | Offaly | Roscommon | Sligo | Tipperary * (North Tipperary ** | ** South Tipperary ) | Waterford | Waterford City ** | Westmeath | Wexford | Wicklow * Historic county, ** newly created county
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- County in Ireland
- County Monaghan
- County in Ulster