Things to see and do - Dundalk
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Dundalk Travel guide
Dundalk : Michelin's recommendations
County town of Louth, the port of Dundalk on the south bank of the Kilcurry estuary is one of the largest provincial towns in Ireland. The salt-marshes and mud-flats to the East are a haven for wild birds. A medieval town, Dundalk was granted a charter in 1189 and was prosperous until its destruction by Sir Henry Tichbourne in 1642.
Tourist attractions Dundalk : Things to see and do
IRL - Carlingford
This granite peninsula offering splendid landscapes looks south over Dundalk bay and north over the saltwater Carlingford Lough. Don't miss the Proleek Dolmen (20min walk there and back from the Hotel Ballymascanlon) dating from 3000 BC. According to..
IRL - Tullyallen
Mellifont, or «honey fountain», was Ireland's first Cistercian house, founded on the banks of the River Mattock in 1142 by Saint Malachie, together with 4 Irish and 9 French monks. The modern abbey (1938) is in Collon, 5 km north. What remains of the..
Churchyard Rd. IRL - Carlingford
Local history, from the Vikings up until more recent times, is depicted on the imposing triptychs in the disused Anglican church. This is the starting point for a guided tour of the city centre. The ruins of King John's castle stand on a bluff that o..
Dublin Road IRL - Drogheda
The Glenside is located in beautiful countryside just 2 km from Drogheda and 5km from the beach at Bettystown. There is a bar, a la carte restaurant and free parking. Bedrooms at The Glenside Hotel have en suite bathrooms and free Wi-Fi. They also i..
Carlingford IRL - Carlingford
In picturesque Carlingford, The Four Seasons Hotel overlooks the Cooley Peninsula, with beautiful views of Cooley Mountains and Carlingford Lough. The hotel is a 1-hour drive from Dublin and Belfast. The Four Seasons Hotel boasts extensive leisure f..
Park Street IRL - Dundalk
The Hotel Imperial is in Dundalk town centre, close to all the major attractions and shops, bars and restaurants. It has free parking, modern bars, a nightclub and coffee shop. The Hotel Imperial Dundalk is next to the town's newest shopping centre,..
IRL - Carlingford
Rockmarshall IRL - Jenkinstown
Hugely characterful pub on the coast road, at the foot of the mountains, with beautiful flower displays and a wealth of memorabilia. Extensive menu of hearty, flavoursome, traditional dishes; local steaks and seafood are a speciality.
Green Park IRL - Dundalk
Newry St IRL - Carlingford
Neighbourhood restaurant fronted by bay trees and decorated with wood, branches and hessian. Attractively presented, well-balanced modern dishes feature herbs and salad from the garden and seafood from nearby Carlingford Lough. Service is polite and ..
43-44 Park St IRL - Dún Dealgan / Dundalk
Well-run bistro in a busy market town. Large bar and raised dining room with tightly packed tables and booth seating; chiller cabinet offers homemade pastries and cakes to take home. All-purpose menus offer carefully prepared, hearty dishes.