The Shirley Arms Hotel,

The Shirley Arms Hotel, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan is a stylish, tastefully redesigned hotel steeped in history. Situated in Carrickmacross in the Drumlins of South Monaghan, the Hotel is a registered 4* Failte Ireland Hotel.

Behind its original, familiar exterior, this Monaghan Hotel welcomes guests to it's entirely refurbished hotel.

Just a short distance from Concra Wood Golf Course and Manann Castle Golf Course, The Shirley Arms Hotel is the perfect base for your Golf Trip to the North East of Ireland. The Shirley Arms Hotel offers something for everyone throughout the day & evening.

Offering luxury hotel accommodation in Monaghan at great value rates. All of our 4* rooms at this Monaghan Hotel are modern and elegant in design. These rooms are spacious, featuring a queen size bed, and coffee table area ensuring an atmosphere of complete relaxation.

Our Rooms

Each room at this Monaghan Hotel consists of:

  • Deluxe Ensuite Bathroom with Luxury Toiletries 24 Hour Room Service Direct Dial Telephone Broadband/Wi Fi Access
  • Tea/Coffee Making facilities Hairdryer, Iron & Iron Board, Personal Safe Air conditioning Babysitting on Request (24 Hour Notice)

Our bridal suite which is complimentary to all wedding couples offers a rich luxurious feeling, with Kingsize bed and spacious open plan sitting area, twin couches, separate shower/bath, Robes, Slippers, luxury toiletries, it gives you a small insight why the Shirley Arms Hotel is a 4* Property.

  • Kingsize Bed Rich Velvet Bed Clothes Two 32" Flat Screen TV Shower and bath Slippers and Robes
  • Comfortable seating area Complimentary Mineral Water Safe Tea/Coffee making facilities Hairdryer
  • Direct Dial Telephones Work Desk and Chair Executive Toiletries Cable TV Iron and Ironing Board

Congratulations on your engagement

Imagine having a graceful town wedding in a splendid manor house type hotel where the management and crew have just two goals, to make your wedding the happiest day of your lives and to ensure your guests have an enjoyable day also. A hotel where the commitment to really good food, impeccable service and attention to detail is absolute.

At the Shirley Arms Hotel, we believe that making dreams come true can be an every day occurrence. We are convinced that we have the ability, experience and imagination to make your wedding celebration a day to remember and we are certain that if you afford us the opportunity, we can prove that our actions speak even louder than words.

The Farney Suite can accommodate up to 150 both giving the guests a beautiful warm and intimate feeling and also cater for the larger weddings

We are always delighted to have the opportunity to meet you to discuss your wedding celebration arrangements.

Tailor made

Here at the Shirley Arms Hotel we cater for all different types of weddings. If you are looking to have a summer or winter wedding or a midweek wedding we will organise a special package just for you.

We also cater for your wedding ceremony as the hotel is an approved venue for civil ceremonies.

Our Wedding Packages Include:

  • Pre- Wedding Consultation with our Banqueting Manager Red Carpet on arrival
  • Complimentary champagne for the Bride and Groom on arrival
  • Complimentary tea and coffee reception for all your guests upon arrival
  • Wide choice of menus to suit your particular needs (including vegetarian options)
  • Floral decorations for all tables, Complimentary room hire for the suite
  • Complimentary double room for the Bride and Groom for the Wedding Night
  • Personalised menu cards, Cloakroom facilities Extensive free parking
  • Personal attention throughout the afternoon by a member of the hotel management who will act as your toastmaster (if required)

Additional packages available which you can discuss in more detail with our Banqueting Manager

The Shirley Arms Hotel is ideally situated to hold seminars, conferences and business meetings. The hotel is 1 hours drive from Dublin airport and 1 hour and 20 minutes from Belfast International Airport and 25 minutes from Dundalk.

The town of Carrickmacross is serviced by CIE and a number of private coach operaters who travel of Dublin Airport and Dublin City Centre a number of times daily,

Our conference suites can cater for 30 - 200 delegates with current state of the art facilities including high speed wireless internet access.

Delegates can relax in in White's Bar or stroll out for a break in our coffee dock , whilst lunch and dinner can be provided in White's Bistro.

If you have a seminar, conference or business meeting to organise, contact us today to discuss your requirements:

Party In style at Caesars

Caesars Private Room hire - Available for 21st/30th/ 40th parties.

The Shirley Arms hotel & Caesars offer a host of facilities to clients/parties - full bar with premium pouring products, catering, PA system, DJ, bands, and Wi-Fi services. Audio-visual equipment can be hired on request.

Our experienced events team is on hand to help you source entertainment, equipment and any special requirements. Special offer – if you book a special occasion/party room hire & Dj is Free of Charge

Menus Available on Request

An ideal location to meet friends or take a rest after a busy day's shopping. Drop in for a coffee or browse the bar menu for lunch.


We have a lunch menu available every Monday to Sunday from 12.00 to 3.00pm. Please click below to see the lunch menu.


Our À la carte menu is served in White's Restaurant on Monday to Thursday 4.30 - 10pm and on Friday, Saturday & Sunday - 6 - 10pm.


For reservations please contact us: 042 967 3100

Why not have a game of golf in one of the regions superb 18 hole golf courses. Many of which have great rates for the Shirley Arms guests. Afterwards enjoy dinner in White's Restaurant, have a pint in the Shirley Bar, and stay over in one of our luxurious Bedrooms.

The Shirley Arms Hotel is now offering to all its customers’ full use of the Phoenix Sports & Leisure Centre, Carrickmacross. The Shirley Arms Hotel in conjunction with Sulis Holistic Centre, Carrickmacross is now offering to all its customers’ use of the centre. Located only 3 minutes walk from the hotel, it is the ideal way to relax & wind down. If you have any questions or queries with regards to the above please do not hesitate in contacting us at (0)42 9673100 or email

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