In early 2023, Monaghan County Council commissioned the development of a new, inclusive, and ambitious Tourism Strategy (2023- 2028) for County Monaghan, to help address deficits, capitalise upon opportunities, and grow new partnerships within the county’s tourism and recreational sectors. Based on extensive research, consultations and analysis, a vision to underpin the sustainable development of and to realise Monaghan’s considerable tourism potential was identified, and this has informed the creation of a ‘roadmap’ for tourism development in County Monaghan for the coming term.

“The vision for Monaghan is to create a sustainable, engaging destination, which reflects the rich cultural heritage of this border county and its rolling landscapes of recreational opportunity, creativity, and surprising natural beauty. Monaghan will be a destination of choice for those who wish to ‘gentle their footprint’ in the unexplored, providing authentic, place-based visitor experiences to enrich and inspire, while delivering economic benefits across the county.”

By adopting and implementing this Tourism Strategy for County Monaghan, the county aims to become a vibrant destination offering a unique blend of its cultural, literary, and cultural assets to the discerning visitor. The Monaghan County Council Tourism Strategy 2023-2028 can be found here:

Monaghan County Council Tourism Strategy 2023-2028 (PDF)