Monaghan County Council Expression of Interest – Purchase of Land for Social Housing 2022-2023

Monaghan County Council is seeking expressions of interest from Developers and Landowners for the purchase of Land for Social Housing purposes in the following areas across the County:

  • Monaghan Town
  • Carrickmacross
  • Castleblayney
  • Clones
  • Ballybay
  • Emyvale
  • All other towns/villages in County Monaghan where there is a Housing Need

The proposed land should ideally suit the size of the town or village as follows:
Towns and villages with populations up to 1,000:- scheme size up to 20 houses
Towns and villages with populations > 1,000 up to 5,000:- scheme size up to 30 houses
Towns and villages with populations greater than 5,000:- scheme size up to 40 houses

Monaghan County Council is interested in proposals on greenfield and brownfield sites.

Land to be of interest to the Council, must be close to services in a town or village, ideally within one mile (1.6km) from shops, schools and local amenities.

For further information please visit or request an information pack from      Housing Department, Monaghan County Council, Glen Offices, Monaghan, County Monaghan via email or by phone at 047 30577.

If you have any Land available or that may become available shortly, you can complete the Submission Document with details, including: asking price, acreage of land, sizes of houses, ownership, date available and location map.

Submissions to be made by e-mail to marked and addressed “Expression of Interest in the Sale of Land to Monaghan County Council 2022-2023”

There are five closing dates for Submissions as detailed below;

  • Submission Date 1: 4pm on 31st August 2022
  • Submission Date 2: 4pm on 30th November 2022
  • Submission Date 3: 4pm on 26th February 2023
  • Submission Date 4: 4pm on 31st May 2023
  • Submission Date 5: 4pm on 31st August 2023(Final Closing Date)

Monaghan County Council is not obliged to purchase any land submitted as part of this process.  Land purchases are subject to the approval of the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage. Monaghan County Council may also source land by directly approaching property owners, estate agents, online property websites and by other appropriate means.

John Murray
Head of Finance & Housing