Dundalk – where your pound goes further!

Dundalk is situated on the AI/M1 approximately 1 hours’ drive from Belfast. It is a town with strong Ulster connections, in mythology history and industry. For that reason the Northern visitor, be he or she a tourist, business or family is guaranteed to be made most welcome.

The euro now offers those with Sterling incredible value. The Chamber has asked all retailers to give a good rate to visitors. The alternative is to use cards, the banks or Bureau de Change, the latter being open 7 days a week.


Dundalk, as the largest town in the South, offers a wide variety of shopping experiences. These range from the traditional street such as Clanbrassil, Earl, Church and Park Streets to the large shopping centers, Long Walk, Marshes and Tesco and the large retail park on the ring road. As a result there is something for every person from the baby to grandparents.

The shopping centers and Retail Park have large car parks. The town Centre has pay parking and the meters accept sterling.

The area shares Carlingford Lough with Newry and Mourne. This is an area to be explores and enjoyed.

Night time sees the famous Dundalk Stadium come to life. There are greyhound meeting every Friday and Saturday evenings. In addition there are regular horse meetings on the only All Weather surface on the island of Ireland. A dual night of dogs and horses while being served an excellent meal is a unique experience everyone should have.
The hotels in the area range from the Multi Story Crowne Plaza, to the Four Seasons in the beautiful Carlingford and the experience that is the Ballymascanlon Hotel, ‘Ballymac’ to the locals.

The area is the Centre of the Cu Chulainn legends and the Louth County Museum is in Dundalk. The museum holds a number of items from the Cromwellian period and of course the Battle of the Boyne. These include muskets and other fighting equipment. Pride of place is the tunic, with a musket ball mark, worn by King William at the battle of the Boyne and the blanket he slept in that night.

The area gives access to the Boyne Valley and Newgrange, a World Heritage site, older than Stonehenge. For those that stay over this is 30 minutes by motorway to Drogheda. Dundalk FC are current league of Ireland Champions and their home matches are on a Friday evening. It is generally recognized that the team plays attractive attacking football. The crowds are good and the atmosphere gives one a buzz.

Yes Dundalk has a lot to offer and this on your doorstep. With the euro weak it offers good value, so PLEASE COME AND ENJOY OUR TOWN!

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