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For other places with the same name, see Dundalk (disambiguation).

Dundalk is the largest town in Ireland. Its a bustling town midway between Dublin and Belfast.

Get in[edit]

By train[edit]

Dundalk is on the Dublin - Belfast railway line, with service provided throughout the day by the cross-border Enterprise and local Commuter trains.

By bus[edit]

Bus Éireann (from Dublin Busaras), Matthews Bus (from Parnell Street at O'Connell Street in Dublin) and Aircoach (from Dublin Airport) all serve Dundalk. Fares are around €9 single and €14 return.

Get around[edit]

Dundalk is a rather compact town and walking is probably the best way around There is plently of good taxi services running in the town for example Sevens cabs (+353 42 93 77777), the main taxi services in town cost 5 euro per fare to anywhere in the town.



  • Dundalk FC. Dundalk has a very long and proud football history with Dundalk F.C. Dundalk F.C. (Q338557) on Wikidata Dundalk F.C. on Wikipedia
  • Horse and Greyhound racing tracks.



  • Lisdoo, Armagh Rd. The steakhouse is amazing for an evening meal. It also does good bar food and during lunch hour has a carvery with a good selection.
  • Malthouse, Dublin Rd.
  • Fitzpatrick's, RockMarshall.
  • The Roma, Clanbrassil St. Fast food cafe which is a very popular institution in Dundalk.
  • The Europa, Earl St. Best experienced at 03:00 in the morning.


  • Ridley's Nightclub, Park St.
  • The Office Nightclub, Earl St.
  • Brubakers, Park St.
  • Spirit Store, The Quay. One of the best venues in Ireland for live music and entertainment such as comedy nights.
  • Oscars, Park St.
  • Bartender, Park St.
  • The Phoenix, Park St. Call in and say "hi" to Betty. Tough as old boots, she'll make space for you at a table and despite licensing laws you're in for a late one.
  • Sextons Bar & Restaurant, Dublin Rd, Blackrock (5 mins north off the Dundalk by Pass on the old Dublin Road near the seaside village of Blackrock), +353 42 932-1449. Open Daily. Traditional Irish Pub which also serves local food.


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Routes through Dundalk
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