Beaches in Dundalk, County Louth

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The beach guide has 4 beaches listed in and around the town of Dundalk. We have arranged these beaches in order of closest to the town first (distance in brackets).

  • Ladies Beach (3.2 miles)

    Ladies © Mary And Angus Hogg | BY-SA

    The beach in front of St Oliver Plunkett's Church in Blackrock is known as either Priest's beach or Ladies beach. Whilst the first name might be self-explanatory the second one is down to Victorian modesty. Along with building a large sea wall to protect against flooding here a section of wall was built across the…

  • Blackrock Beach (3.4 miles)

    Blackrock © Courtesy Blackrock Tourism

    Located just south of Dundalk, Blackrock was once a bustling seaside resort. In its heyday sand was imported to keep the beaches topped up and the visitors coming.

    These days things are a little quieter although there is still a pleasant sandy beach backed by a promenade. At the centre of the promenade is Blackrock's Millennium…

  • Warrenpoint Beach (9.7 miles)

    Warrenpoint © Oliver Dixon

    Warrenpoint Beach lies on the shores of Carlingford Loch, where the Clanrye River and Newry Canal enter the sea.  The views over the mouth of the loch and the scenic Mourne Mountains make this a beautiful location.

    The shingle beach slopes gently into the water and the beach is known for its many organised watersport activities. …

  • Port Beach (13.6 miles)

    Port © Gordon Dunn | BY-SA

    Located just a few miles to the north of the fishing village of Clogherhead is a relatively remote expanse of sand known as Port beach. The beach here stretches for over a mile, although it feels even bigger with panoramic views to the Mourne mountains and backed by mature sand dunes and open countryside.

    Clean water…

Dundalk beaches map

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