Castleblayney is situated on the N2 (the main Dublin/Derry Road) 66 miles from Dublin and 60 miles from Belfast. The Town and its environs has a population of approximately 2,950 persons. The service sector is the main source of employment in the town, while the food industry is the main source of industry in the area.
Castleblayney took its name from the Blayney Family, who arrived in the area in 1611 and is located on the shores of Lake Muckno, which is the largest lake in the County of Monaghan.
Lough Muckno is set within the 900 acres of the park, the lake itself is undoubtedly the greatest attraction of all. The wooded islands both Black & White island include forest trails, diverse wildlife, acclaimed angling and the extensive range of water sports.
Overlooking it all is Concra Wood Golf & Country Club in Castleblayney Co. Monaghan. What other golf course can boast such a location with views over the Monaghan drumlins to distant mountains? Lough Muckno and the golf course are gloriously entwined. Eleven holes lure you to the water’s edge, promising danger and excitement time and again. It makes Concra Wood a stern and beautiful test of golf, whatever your ability.