While looking for laminate flooring in Monaghan why not check out festivals in Monaghan while you are at it. Some might say Monaghan is the home of Country Music. with Big Tom, Margo O Donnell (although originally from Donegal has not settled in Monaghan, Ray Sheridan, Grainne Duffy and Pat McGuigan who came 4th place in the 1968 Eurovision Song Contest with the song Chance of a Lifetime. SO it is no wonder there is a plethora of Music Festivals in Monaghan Town and no better place to have a drink and relax to music than on the streets of Monaghan town.
6th – 8th of September
For 25 years now Monaghan Harvest Blues dominates the calendar in September bridging the gap from Summer to Autumn this festival brings blues lovers from across the world to the streets of Monaghan Town. Boasting a lineup of artists dedicated to the music that gave birth to rock ‘n’ roll.
Festival venues are located across the town nowhere can you go on this weekend where music is not pumped out from every pub and venue in the town. The main stage is located in the Westenra Arms Hotel, Pubs across the town play host to smaller gigs in what is collectively known as the Blues Trail.
Monaghan Country Music Festival
18th – 21st July
Monaghan Country Music Festival Stetsons on, cowboy boots polish yeehaw the best country music festival for the dancing and open air music, in the bars and on the streets. All the big names in country music headline this festival including Derek Ryan. This year we have Patrick Feeney is on stage Thursday 18th and Mike Denver Friday. Jimmy Buckley Saturday 20th and closing the festival on Sunday 21st Jim Devine & Michael English.
Hooley in the Heather Festival
07 June 2019 19:00 – 09 June 2019 23:30
Friday 7th June: Starts off with a Comedy play “Who’s getting waked in the Heather” in the Sliabh Beagh Hotel, doors open at 8.30pm, curtain at 9 pm with dancing afterward to Aaron McDermott.
Sliabh Beagh 20km Challenge The 20km self-guided walk is graded as moderately difficult through the beautiful Sliabh Beagh Mountain area with it’s blanket bog, numerous lakes and panoramic views of Monaghan, Tyrone and Fermanagh. Saturday 8th June – Dancing to “Declan Nerney” & his band
Sunday 9th June – The annual Bonfire Sports and Dog Show starting at 3pm