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Monaghan

(mŏn`əhən, –hăn'), county (1991 pop. 51,293), 498 sq mi (1,290 sq km), N Republic of Ireland, bordered on the N by Northern Ireland. The county seat is MonaghanMonaghan
, county (1991 pop. 51,293), 498 sq mi (1,290 sq km), N Republic of Ireland, bordered on the N by Northern Ireland. The county seat is Monaghan. The northwest portion of the county is a part of the fertile central plain of Ireland; to the south and east are hilly
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. The northwest portion of the county is a part of the fertile central plain of Ireland; to the south and east are hilly sections. It is primarily an agricultural county. The main enterprise is the raising of beef and dairy cattle. Potatoes, oats, and turnips are the chief crops; pigs, sheep, and poultry, as well as cattle, are raised in large numbers. Other industries are bacon curing and the manufacture of furniture and footwear.

Monaghan,

town (1991 pop. 5,919), seat of Co. Monaghan, N Republic of Ireland. It is a farm market with some manufacturing. Monaghan houses the cathedral of the Roman Catholic diocese of Clogher.

Monaghan

1. a county of NE Republic of Ireland, in Ulster province: many small lakes. County town: Monaghan. Pop.: 52 593 (2002). Area: 1292 sq. km (499 sq. miles)
2. a town in NE Republic of Ireland, county town of Co. Monaghan. Pop.: 5717 (2002)
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He and his brother found themselves dumped once again when Monaghan was 12: this time in pleasant surroundings.
a Mo Devlin and Donnelly helped bring Tyrone level but it was Monaghan who edged the first half 0-9 to 0-8 thanks to a quality effort from Dempsey.
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Monaghan lived below the Hoe family, and on the evening of October 27, when they were watching TV, he appeared in the room claiming that their daughter was drunk in his flat.
Despite being ostracised in Australia, Monaghan will have no difficulty finding a Super League club, with up to seven clubs reported to have expressed an interest.
Monaghan will be held on Saturday, June 14th, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m.
Mr Jansen said Monaghan's DNA matched the sample taken from his victim.
But figures obtained under the Freedom of Information Act show Monaghan only took out pounds 50,000 insurance to cover his legal costs.