Drum, County Monaghan

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Drum

Droim
Village
Road through Drum. The building with the gable towards the road is the Protestant Hall.
Road through Drum. The building with the gable towards the road is the Protestant Hall.
Drum is located in Ireland
Drum
Drum
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 54°06′14″N 7°08′38″W / 54.104°N 7.144°W / 54.104; -7.144Coordinates: 54°06′14″N 7°08′38″W / 54.104°N 7.144°W / 54.104; -7.144
CountryIreland
ProvinceUlster
CountyCounty Monaghan
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-1 (IST (WEST))

Drum (Irish: Droim) is a village in the west of County Monaghan in the Republic of Ireland. It is notable for being the only Protestant-majority settlement in the Republic of Ireland.[1][2]

Several minor roads meet in the village. It is situated between some lakes, such as Drum Lough to the north, Quarry Lough to the west, and Long Lough to the south.

Notable people[edit]

Blue plaque commemorating John Deyell

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Little, Ivan (20 July 2016). "Welcome to Drum - the only Protestant village in Republic of Ireland". Belfast Telegraph. Retrieved 25 November 2019.
  2. ^ Gerry Moriarty (8 August 2016). "Protestant drum is still beating strong in Border village". The Irish Times.