County Louth is an administrative division in the Republic of Ireland, situated in the province of Leinster, within the Mid-East Region. The county town is Dundalk set where the Castletown River flows into Dundalk Bay, and near to the border with Northern Ireland. Dundalk as the rest of the county has a few historical landmarks associated with Irish legends, namely the mythical warrior Cú Chulainn. Around the city you will find the famed Hill of Faughart with landmarks associated with Táin Bó Cúalinge and St. Brigid’s Well, being a pilgrimage site. The county has other places associated with St. Brigid such as the churches in the towns of Dunleer and Kilcurry.

Population: approximately 120 thousand inhabitants

Capital: Dundalk

Other major cities: Drogheda

Main attractions: River Boyne, Monasterboice (National Monument of Ireland), Old Mellifont Abbey, St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Carlingford Brewing Company, Drogheda Museum Millmount and Martello Tower, Beaulieu House, Blackrock (seaside village), Clochafarmore (menhir and National Monument), Castle Roche, St Brigid Shrine and Well, Hill of Faughart

Nearest Airports: Dublin Airport (DUB - Aerfort Bhaile Átha Cliath)

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