Category Archives: Co. Louth

In the Land of Giants – Carlingford on the Cooley Peninsula

Cairlinn (in Irish) is situated within the Cooley Peninsula next to the Northern Ireland border. It’s a tiny super tidy town (1988 it won the Irish Tidy Towns Competition) next to the sea and int the Cooley mountains with a … Continue reading

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A Tall Woman’s Love

“The Long Woman’s Grave or “The Cairn of Cauthleen” is the grave of a Spanish noble woman who married Lorcan O’Hanlon, the youngest son of the “Cean” or Chieftain of Omeath. On the death of the Cean he ordered that … Continue reading

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