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County Cavan, Republic of Ireland

Cavan County Museum
Cavan County Museum

County Cavan is situated just south of the Northern Ireland border and is considered to by many to be Ireland's Lake District.

It shares a border with County Fermanagh (Northern Ireland) to the north and County Leitrim (Southern Ireland/Eire) to the north west. All the remaining neighbouring counties are in The Republic of Ireland (Southern Ireland) with Monaghan to the north and east whilst Longford, Westmeath and Meath border County Cavan to the south.

Places of interest to visit include Magh Slécht, Terry Coyle Park, Cavan County Museum, Ballyjamesduff, Cootehill, Kingscourt, Belturbet and of course the mediaevel county town of Cavan and St Killan's Heritage Centre.

County Cavan is popular amongst fisherman and all kinds of water activity enthusiasts and this is where The great River Shannon commences its long meandering journey to the Atlantic Ocean.

Where to stay and things to do in County Cavan

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Maudabawn Cultural Centre, Cootehill

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Explore County Cavan Towns

Bailieborough | Ballyconnell | Ballyjamesduff | Belturbet | Cavan | Cootehill | Kilmore | Kingscourt | Maudabawn | Mountnugent | Mullagh |

County Cavan Tourist Information Centres

Cavan Tourist Information Centre
Farnham Street
Cavan Town.
County Cavan
Tel: +44 (0) 4331942
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Cavan Tourist Office Tourist Information Centre
Farnham Street
Cavan Town.
County Cavan
Tel: +44 (0) 49 433 1942
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Sons and Daughters of County Cavan

Francis Sheehy Skeffington (1878-1916)
Irish Suffragist, Pacifist and Writer.
A contemporary and friend of James Joyce.

John Charles McQuaid (1895 - 1973)
For three decades, 1940-72, as Archbishop of Dublin and Primate of Ireland, John Charles McQuaid imposed his iron will on Irish politicians and instilled fear among his clergy and laity.

General Philip Sheridan (1831 - 1888)
A United States Army Officer and Union general in the American Civil War.

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