Carrickmacross is a busy market town, located centrally between Dundalk, Monaghan town, Cavan and Ardee. Carrickmacross was recently by-passed which has relieved the town from heavy traffic and has reduced the traveling time to Dublin Airport to one hour via the M1. The town has 3 second level schools and 3 primary level schools.

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The parishes surrounding the town of Carrickmacross: