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Louth, Dundalk and Locality Information Sources: History

Sources of Information Specific to Dundalk

Local Libraries & Archives

Historical Sources On Line

Other Libraries and Archives

Books Held By The Library

Dundalk's Industrial Heritage

Dundalk was a major centre for industry in the nineteenth and twentieth century.

Check out some of the above on this aspect of history.

Major industries included shoe making (Halliday and Clarke factories), brewing and cigarette manufacture.

Cars were made here at one time notably the Heinkel

People of Note

Among many people of note from Dundalk and the locality here are some:


Thomas Henry McClintock


Peter Rice 


Patrick Kavanagh


Francis Ledwidge


T K Whitaker


See books on these and more below



Dundalk 1916

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