Welcome to Monaghan Business

County Monaghan is renowned for its friendliness, strong work ethic and entrepreneurial outlook. The predominantly rural county is dotted with a mix of indigenous and international companies that have become well established and are thriving in County Monaghan.

Strategically located along the Border with Northern Ireland, the county is little over an hour’s commute of both Dublin and Belfast.

County Monaghan’s agricultural base is well supported by a strong agri-food sector. The major companies operating in the agri-food sector are Monaghan Mushrooms, Town of Monaghan Co-Op, Greenfield Foods Ltd., Silverhill Foods, Allied Beef Processors and Kerry Group. The sector has a strong emphasis on export which relies on an excellent transport distribution network. The county is also home to Ireland’s largest independent temperature control and logistics firm, Castlecool.

Other key sectors include engineering, ICT, tourism, culture and range of business support services.

With its five towns and an array of villages, County Monaghan offers a variety of locations to work and live. Along with providing detail on available lands and essential basic infrastructure services such as roads, water, energy and broadband, this website also provides details on a range of amenities and services that makes County Monaghan an attractive location to live.

The role of our Economic Development Unit is to provide a first point of contact to anyone interested in doing business in County Monaghan, providing access to information, putting people in contact with other, whether they are support agencies, County Council departments or existing businesses in the county. We want to make it as easy as possible to do business in County Monaghan.