Cootehill is a town in Co Cavan which lies within the barony of Tullygarvey. The town is accessible by bus with six journeys each way to and from Cavan and four journeys each way to and from Monaghan from Monday to Friday. On Saturdays and Sundays there are two journeys in each direction. There is also a three days a week Route 166 linking the town to Carrickmacross and Dundalk. Sillan's also operate a through coach service between the town and Dublin. Cootehill has two national schools, the Darley and St Michael's, while there is a secondary school called St Aidan's Comprehensive School. The Holy Family School on the Monaghan Road caters for students with special needs. Other local amenities include pubs, shops and the Tanagh Outdoor Education Centre.