HEAR MORE: Local businesses talk about the My Monaghan tourism series

My Monaghan is a series of videos which showcases the best of what Monaghan’s tourism sector has to offer. Local businesses who have taken part in the series have been speaking to the Wider View about their reasons for joining the project, as well as giving more information about what service their business provides.

Brehon Brewhouse is located just outside Carrickmacross and is based on a dairy farm. The idea for the craft beer brewhouse came from the owners trying to find a way to supplement their income due to the changing price of milk:

 

Liz Christy is a handweaver from Annyalla who is based at Swallow Studios.  She started handweaving in 1987 and developed her skills by studying textiles in college. Her designs are inspired by the work of Monet as well as local inspiration such as the poems of Patrick Kavanagh:

 

Family run business Irish County Quads is located just outside Inniskeen and it opened its doors to the public in the early nineties. The business offers a range of activities for a range of ages such as quad biking, clay pigeon shooting, and shuffleboard: