Welcome to Dundalk Tidy Towns (Gold Medal Winner 2016)
Dundalk, County Louth, enjoys a great location, strategically located approximately midway between the two largest cities in the island of Ireland, Belfast and Dublin. Its sits where the Castletown river flows into Dundalk Bay. The town is close to the border with Northern Ireland and equi-distant from Dublin and Belfast. The town's name which was historically written as Dundalgan, has association with the mythical warrior Cú Chulainn.The town's crest reads Mé do rug Cú Chulainn Cróga, meaning ''I gave birth to brave Cú Chulainn''. It was granted its charter in 1189.