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Monaghan Town Stag Do Guide

Calling all stag party planners! Your guys will enjoy a Monaghan stag do. This town and surrounding area offers it all; excellent endeavours, a range of Monaghan stag do accommodation to suit every budget, and of course, a buzzing Monaghan nightlife. Only an hour and a half from Dublin and an hour and fifteen minutes from Belfast, this stag do hotspot is ideally located.

What a Monaghan stag do will find:

  • Disco bars and Monaghan nightclubs
  • Monaghan Hotels
  • Many restaurants
  • Spas
  • Activity centres
  • Leisure centres
  • Cinema
  • Shopping centres
  • Water sports

You won’t be left wanting more when it comes to choosing the perfect accommodation; there’s plenty of excellent self catering accommodation like apartments, houses and cottages or highly rated and recommended guest houses and B&Bs. A lot of places also offer great Monaghan stag do accommodation deals! There are plenty of lavish Monaghan hotels in and around the town of Monaghan, ranging from three to four stars. The Four Seasons Hotel and Leisure Club is a must see guys - perfect for a Monaghan stag do.

Two hotels have award winning spas where your lads can relax and enjoy some relaxing pampering to prep themselves for the stag night!

Your boys won’t be able to thank you enough if you bring them to Monaghan’s rally driving track for a few hours of high intensity fun! This is one of Ireland’s best tracks with some of the most powerful cars available to get behind the wheel of! This great venue also offers great Monaghan stag party packages as well as prizes for the fastest stag on the track! If your stag do can’t get enough of extreme driving, then take then to the nearby town of Inniskeen where there’s a fantastic quad racing track. Here your men can get suited up and rev around the countryside, splashing mud and water all over the place! The centre also provides other Monaghan stag party activities like archery, schuffle board and clay pigeon shooting. For an extra adrenaline fuelled activity, bring them paintballing to one of two local paintballing venues located in the forests of Monaghan and try to pull off your best Rambo impressions!

For the lads that enjoy splashing about, bring them to a local adventure centre where they offer wakeboarding and water skiing lessons on Lough Muckno! This centre is less than ten minutes drive from the town of Monaghan. Maybe a more relaxing water activity of canoeing down the Dromore River and bantering along the way with your fellow mates would fit the bill? For those that prefer staying dry and warm, why not play a few round of golf with your boys at one of the five excellent golf courses available in and around Monaghan town. Afterwards your lads can relax in the club bar and order some tasty lunch. Without a doubt, Monaghan has it all when it comes to providing the best for stag parties of all styles!

Monaghan Nightlife

If the lads have worked up a hunger from the activities, then take them to one of the many excellent hotels and restaurants in Monaghan town to choose from delicious Asian, Italian, Indian, Chinese and Irish menus. Many of these restaurants also offer specialities in seafood and steak dishes so your boys are sure to find something to satisfy those rumbling bellies! After a great meal, what’s nicer than a few relaxing pints in one of Monaghan’s lively pubs and bars, many of which have music sessions regularly. There are some quaint wine and cocktail bars dotted across the town also for the men that enjoy a good wine and calm environment to relax and chat. After the food has settled, why not head for an award winning bar in Monaghan’s town centre where there are three floors of different music and a buzzing atmosphere! It’s very popular as a venue to spend the entire or even as a warm up before heading to one of the town’s great nightclubs.

Your stag party has plenty of late bars and nightclubs to choose from; one even offers a complimentary bus from the town centre to it and a lift back in when it closes. It’s the perfect spot to finish your stag night celebrations in style, with great DJs and fantastic drinks promotions. Your lads will want to head to Monaghan every weekend for the craic after enjoying such an excellent stag break away!

Monaghan Stag Do Ideas

Bring your mates into Monaghan town to enjoy browsing about the shops. Perhaps a good Irish breakfast and a few cups of tea and coffee can bring some of your boys a new lease of life! Why not browse through some of Monaghan’s unique boutique and retail units to pick up something nice for the wives, girlfriends and the bride-tobe? There are two shopping centres in the town to potter about or if your boys would like to visit somewhere else for the day, why not head across the border to Armagh city, just twenty five minutes from Monaghan town.

Lads check out AWOL Adventure Centre they've got a variety of land based activities and water sports. From an assault course, paint balling, archery, mountain biking, kayaking, lazer tag, river crossing to water sliding and more, it's a Monaghan activity centre not to be missed.


If your lads would prefer just to stretch their legs, then there are plenty of scenic walking and cycling trails in the Monaghan countryside to inhale some fresh air and why not take a few great photographs for your boys to take home as a souvenir of a great break away! There’s also a bowling complex in the town for some low key stag fun and a cinema to chill out in the dark for a few hours for some of the more delicate heads that are still sensitive to sunlight! It will be agreed by all that a stag night or weekend away in Monaghan town will be an exciting and memorable experience, so get packing!


Monaghan Town Facts

Monaghan plays host to the best bluegrass festival in Ireland every September, ‘The Harvest Time Blues’ festival which attracts thousands of visitors every year!

County Monaghan borders three Northern Ireland counties which are Fermanagh, Armagh and Tyrone. It also border three counties in the Republic of Ireland; Cavan, Louth and Meath.