Cooley Mountains

Cooley Mountains

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Name Cooley Mountains County Louth Nearest Town Dundalk Access Road R173 About Escape to the beauty of the Cooley Mountains and absorb the most magnificent views on the North East Coast of Ireland stretching out along the Cooley Peninsula.

The famous Tain Way - a national way marked walking route - covers a 40km circuit of the Cooley Mountains on forest tracks, mountain paths and country roads.

The trail includes a selection of walks, visiting the Windy Gap and Barnavave.

The beautiful villages of Carlingford and Omeath lie to the north of the range overlooking Carlingford Bay.

The Port of Greenore also adjoins Carlingford.

To the south, overlooking Dundalk Bay, lie the villages of Jenkinstown and Lordship.

Here is the landscape of the legend of Cuchulainn and Queen Meabh and the Brown Bull of Cooley.