Lennan Dolmen

Lennan Dolmen

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Name Lennan Dolmen County Monaghan Nearest Town Ballybay Access Road R184/R162 About Lennan Dolmen located close to the town of Ballybay County Monaghan.

It is said to date back to 4000 BC.

Little is known about it and records seem to ignore it despite the fact that it is in quite good shape.

Ballybay is a market town and is the meeting point for roads going to Monaghan, Castleblaney, Carrickmacross and Clones.

The town grew up from the convergence of the roads.

The town is built beside a large lake, Lough Major and the smaller Lough Minor.

The Dromore River also runs through the south of the town, past the Riverdale Hotel.

The town grew up in the 18th century, gaining its prosperity from the linen industry founded by the Jackson family.