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Welcome to Louth

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Towns in Louth

Louth is the smallest county in Ireland, but probably the most mystical and beautiful. Here you will discover a wealth of local and national history. Dating back some 5,000 years are the many neolithic settlements, including Knowth, Dowth and Newgrange home to the passage graves of the anchient world, older than stonehenge and the great pyramids of Egypt.

A journey through old Ireland can be had at the Brú na Boinne Heritage centre and the historic Battle of the Boyne site is a must see for visitors as well as the early monastic site of Melifont Abbey and Ardee.

Drogheda is a thriving town straddling in the Louth/Meath border and strategically situated on the N1 route between Dublin and Belfast. Drogheda is a superb base where golfing enthusiasts can enjoy a variety of golfing challenges with the opportunity to play some of the finest courses in the region.

Clogherhead provides scenic drives and the beaches of Bettystown and Laytown are an integral part of the county. The Boyne river famous for its salmon angling and home to the legendry salmon of knowledge story of Finn Mac Cool, leader of Na Fianna, a band of Irish warriors.

Neighbouring Counties
Armagh | Down | Meath | Monaghan
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