Information Louth Ireland


General information Louth

County Louth (Contae Lú in Irish) is named after the Irish God Lugh.

County Louth is affectionately called "the Wee County" as it is the smallest of Ireland’s 32 counties.

This is a county steeped in myth, legend and history, going back to the pre-historic times of the Táin Bó Cúailnge (Cooley Cattle Raid, see Cúchulainn). Later it was colonised by the Vikings.

There are several historic sites in the county, including religious sites at Monasterboice and Mellifont Abbey.
Dundalk and Droghed are the county’s two main towns.

Accommodation in Louth

Louth provides you with a number accommodation options to suit your requirement and your budget. Bed & Breakfast, Guest Houses, Hostels, Hotels and Farm Houses can all be found.

Hotels in Louth

Hotels in Louth are comfy and convenient and allow you to explore the countryside without being too far from Dublin or Belfast. Hotels in Louth include The D Hotel in Drogheda and Mallymascanlon House Hotel.

Bed & Breakfast in Louth

Bed & breakfast accommodation in Louth provides you with a comfortable and affordable stay along with deliciously cooked breakfast to suit your budget. Louth B&Bs in include names such as Innisfree Guesthouse in Dundalk and Grove House in Carlingford.

Louth Restaurants

Louth restaurants serve everything you would expect from a modern restaurant, with both national and international cuisine on offer. Popular restaurants in Louth include Number 32 in Dundalk and Borzalino Restaurant in Drogheda.

Shopping in Louth

Louth provides plenty of opportunities for shoppers with Drogheda and Dundalk being the two main hubs for anyone looking to pick up the latest wares.

Louth Car Rental

Car rentals in Louth facilitate cars on rent for a pre defined period to suit your budget. Some of prime car rentals in Louth include Droghedra Car Hire, Louth Car Hire, Knockbridge Car Hire, Dunleer Car Hire and Dundalk Car Hire.

Louth Golf

Louth has many golf courses including Baltray, Seapoint and Dundalk Golf Clubs offering both links or parkland golf.