Louth

Cooley Peninsula

by Look Around Ireland on December 12, 2013

in In Focus,Leinster

  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

August 5, 2011 In Focus

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 condition, although it is not possible to go inside. There is also …

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