Location, Directions & Transport

Location, Directions & Transport

Directions to Annaghmakerrig from Dublin, and Dublin Airport

  • From the city Centre and South Dublin take the Port Tunnel North (in the direction of Dublin airport)
  • Take the M1, signposted for Belfast. You will bypass Drogheda and continue on the Belfast road towards Dundalk.
  • Approximately eight miles beyond Drogheda exit the motorway at exit 14, signposted Derry and Ardee.
  • Bypass Ardee and Carrickmacross.
  • Exit left from the main road, signposted Carrickmacross and Ballybay (main road continues to Castleblayney), following further signposts for Ballybay.
  • In Ballybay turn left on narrow street signposted Clones (main road continues to Monaghan).
  • Continue to Newbliss, through roundabout at Swann’s Cross.
  • Follow the Cootehill road out of Newbliss for two miles; take the third turn on the left at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre signpost and the brown Annaghmakerrig Lake signpost.
  • After one-mile the road veers sharply left and the white gates of Tyrone Guthrie Centre face you. A code for gate will be given to you in advance of arrival. The total journey is over two hours.

 

Directions from Belfast

  • Take motorway M1 from Belfast, signposted for the West and for Dublin. (Ignore turn-off for Dublin).
  • Bypass Lurgan, Craigavon, Portadown. Watch for exit left for Armagh.
  • Go through Armagh onto Monaghan road which is well signposted. NB watch for right turn for Monaghan as you leave outskirts of Armagh.
  • Go through Monaghan and turn left for Cootehill at traffic lights.
  • Six miles from Monaghan turn right at Swann’s Cross roundabout for Newbliss.
  • Go through Newbliss and follow Cootehill road for two miles; take the third turn on the left at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre signpost and the brown Annaghmakerrig Lake signpost.
  • After one mile the road veers left and you face the white gates of the Tyrone Guthrie Centre. A code for the gate will be given to you in advance of arrival. The total journey is approximately two hours.

 

By Bus

You can travel to Monaghan with Bus Eireann from either Busaras Central station in Dublin city centre or from the airport. From Monaghan you will need to take a taxi to Annaghmakerrig, this take approximately 20 minutes.

The bus schedule changes at different times of the year so you should check times by phoning either +353 1 8366111 or +353 47 82377 or by visiting buseireann.ie

If travelling from Northern Ireland please see Ulster Bus timetables for Monaghan.

Taxi

Local taxi numbers can be found on notice board at Monaghan bus station.

Charlie Adams – +353 86 8643246
Carn Hackneys – +353 47 71122
Call a Car – +353 47 81389
Call a Car – +353 47 84300
Call a Car – +353 47 84312