Dundalk

The county town of Louth, Dundalk has about 29,000 inhabitants. The origins of the town can be viewed to the west of the town itself - a large motte and bailey built in the later 12th century by the Anglo Norman de Vernon. This site has an early Christian souterrain, which was probably intended for refuge. There are indications of an earlier structure on the the site which is now vanished, possibly a fort large enough to give the town its name - Dun Dealgan, the fort of Dealga. The town later moved from here to flatter lands nearer to the sea. In the town, there are the remains of the 13th century Franciscan monastery, the Seatown Windmill, the 1820's Courthouse, and the 19th century Catholic Church, Saint Patrick's. Further details below.

 Activities in Dundalk

Bowling
Presbyterian Bowling Centre

Cycling Routes Not Guided
The Cooley Cycle Tour
Dundalk To Drogheda Cycling Tour

Department Stores
Island Fishing And Firearms Tackle Shop
Longwalk Shopping Centre
Williamsons Mall

Game Fishing
Castletown River

Golf Courses
Killin Park Golf Club
Dundalk Golf Club

Leisure Centres And Gyms
Dundalk Sports Centre
Carrickdale Health And Leisure Complex

Other Markets
Dundalk Indoor Market

Surfing
Surfing In Ireland

 


 
 
 
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