Heritage > Counties > Ireland
In Irish known as Mhuineachain this county covers some 500 square miles in the province of Ulster and has a population of 53,000.
The county town is Monaghan and the landscape lends ideally to agricultural pursuits.
The county is low and rolling and includes the rivers Finn and Blackwater.
Main sources of income are derived from cereal, potato and cattle farming plus linen production.