What the town offers
This is Mullagh
Located in east of County Cavan, in Ireland’s Ancient East, Mullagh is a picturesque village near the Meath border.
St. Kilian’s Hotel is a small family run hotel in the town with ten bedrooms and a restaurant. St. Kilian’s Visitor Centre is dedicated to the memory of St. Kilian, who was born in Mullagh in 640 A.D. and became a saint in Wurzburg, Germany. Artefacts, ogham scripts, historic manuscripts and exhibitions are on display in the centre. A small shop and café are also on site. There is a short 2km hill walk nearby overlooking scenic Mullagh Lake. Nearby Killyconny Bog which borders County Meath is an important 191 hectare raised bog and part of ‘The Living Bog’ restoration project. Mullagh Fair Day takes place every September.
Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin, wrote parts of Gulliver’s Travels and The Tale Of The Tub whilst staying at the country home of his cleric friend the Rev. Thomas Sheridan at Quilca House, which is close to the old, historic Mullagh village. Other notable descendants from the (Quilca) Sheridan family are the 18th century playwright Thomas Sheridan and notable writer Richard Brinsley Sheridan,
Dedicated to the life of St. Kilian who was born in Mullagh and went on to become patron saint in Wurzburg, Germany
Mullagh, County Cavan, A82 HW77, Ireland