About us

The Ballybay Wetlands Center is an impressive multi-purpose venue set in the heart of Co. Monaghan with sweeping views of the surrounding wetlands.

Wetlands are considered to be the most biological diverse of all eco systems serving as home to a wide range of plants and animal life.

Many species of birds,fish and animals and amphibians rely on wetland habitat for breeding,foraging and cover.


Wetlands protect water quality by trapping sediments and retaining excess nutrients and other pollutants such as heavy metal.


Wetlands absorb and slowly release storm water, flood water educing the chance of flooding and property damage.