Tag Archives: Louth

Cooley Peninsula

  The Cooley Peninsula is one of Ireland's hidden gems. It is located in outside Dundalk, County Louth on the east coast but boasts a wealth of beautiful scenery and legends. Carlingford Lough with a backdrop of the Cooley mountains has lots of walks and trails. Carlingford is a village with narrow streets and ruins…
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Monasterboice High Cross

[jj-ngg-jquery-slider gallery="39" html_id="about-slider" width="640" height="465" wmode="transparent" order= "sortorder" center="1" effect="random" pausetime="5000" ] Founded in the late 5th century by Saint Buithe,  just north of Drogheda in County Louth lie the ruins of Monasterboice which was an early christian settlement. It consists of a round tower that is about 35-metres tall, and is in very good…
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