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1. (Placename) 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. (Placename) a town in NE Republic of Ireland, county town of Co Monaghan. Pop: 5717 (2002)


(ˈmɒn ə gən, -ˌhæn)

a county in the NE Republic of Ireland. 51,174; 498 sq. mi. (1290 sq. km).
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They're very dangerous opponents for Monghan and Malachy O'Rourke will have to be on his guard.
And the misery continued on the next set, with Warrington over again after creating the overlap for Joel Monghan to squeeze in at the corner.
PRIDE IN SKILLS: Kevin Monghan of Learn Direct looks on proudly as Michelle Johnson and John Cook display the trophies they have already won for their efforts in getting themselves back into learning; COOKING UP A TREAT: John Cook is now looking forward to a new life in teh catering industry after proving his skills and effort by winning a regional learning award after taking training
Edwards H, Walsh A, Courtney M, Monghan S, Wilson J, Young J.
Norton House supporter Jim McCormack receives the tins from pupils (from left) Abby Bourne, 10, Charlie Dee-Murphy, 11, Connor Rickhuss, 9, Stephanie Letters, 10, Alicia Marran, eight, Esther Githu, seven, Julia Monghan, five and Samara Hooper, two.