Irish: Droichead Átha
Deus praesidium, mercatura decus (Latin)
"God our strength, merchandise our glory"
|Highest elevation||23 m (75 ft)|
|Lowest elevation||1 m (3 ft)|
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Drogheda (pronounced /ˈdrɒhədə/ or /ˈdrɔːdə/) (Droichead Átha in Irish, meaning "Bridge of the Ford") is an industrial and port town in County Louth on the east coast of Ireland, 56 km (35 mi) north of Dublin.
Within legally defined boundaries, Drogheda is the second largest town in Ireland, behind its county neighbour, Dundalk; however, the town's total population (including suburbs and environs) is recorded to be 35,090, five inhabitants more than Dundalk.
References[change | change source]
- "Census 2011, Preliminary results", Table 8. Central Statistics Office Ireland
- "Census 2006 – Volume 1 – Population Classified by Area" (PDF). Central Statistics Office Census 2006 Reports. Central Statistics Office Ireland. April 2007. Retrieved 2007-06-17.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Drogheda Tourism
- Drogheda Borough Council
- Architecture of Drogheda
- Photo Survey of Navan Drogheda existing railway line
- Drogheda Port
- Drogheda Chamber of Commerce
- IDA Ireland, Drogheda profile
- Drogheda's Municipal Art Gallery
- Drogheda United FC
- Droichead Arts Centre
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