The fishing village of Clogherhead is located on the east coast of Ireland in the County of Louth, approximately 70km north of Dublin. Clogherhead is 12km from the town of Drogheda, which can be accessed off the M1 Dublin/Belfast motorway. Take the road from Drogheda to Termonfeckin and continue onto Clogherhead village. Clogherhead offers so much to visitors with plenty to see and do all year round. Clogherhead peninsula located just north of the village is designated a Natural Heritage Area under the 1997 Louth County Development Plan. The headland affords uninterrupted views of the Mourne Mountains 30km to the north and to Lambay Island 35km to the south. It is the preferred location for all types of visitors, for a day out, for a weekend or a longer holiday as a base for touring the many other attractions of the county.
The village developed around the fishing industry with the waters of Clogherhead being reputed as being the best fishing waters in the country. The harbour known as Port Oriel was built in 1885.
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